Just as the source of your firewood matters, so does the type. Unfortunately, most commercially-available firewood can be a mix of hard and soft woods, leading to uneven burning times and unpredictable fires. While, in general, hardwoods make better fires than softwoods, what specific type of wood is best for you depends on what type […]
Why Buy Local Firewood?
When the weather cools off and is perfect for bonfires, or we want a cozy fire in the fireplace, it’s easy to stop by a grocery or convenience store and pick up a bundle of firewood. Where the firewood comes from, however, may not be as easy to pin down, and even wood marked “local” […]
Why Use Waste Wood?
If you are sourcing your firewood locally, depending upon where you live, it may still come from a variety of sources. Trees can be grown specifically for firewood production in tree lots, or wood can be harvested from natural-growth forests. While forestry and firewood production can be done in an environmentally-friendly manner, if the ethics […]