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Firewood logs

How do you measure firewood?

07 15, 2020

How do you measure firewood?  When you buy firewood, it’s important that you know which measurements the supplier uses – and what you should be aware of when you’re trying to find out if the price is right. In the UK, you will often hear one of these expressions from the suppliers: a load of wood …

Firewood logs

How to Measure

05 22, 2020

  The most important metric with a firewood log is it’s moisture content. We have discussed this in pages all across this website.  Why is this so important? It defines ease of burning, heat output and completeness of burn with the serious implications with tarring of flues if you get this wrong. So how do …

Firewood logs

BEST FIREWOOD: HEAT VALUES

05 22, 2020

  What makes some types of firewood better for burning than others? It comes down to two factors: density and water content. The denser and drier the firewood, the better it will burn and the more heat it can produce.  Because of this, hardwoods, which tend to be denser, generally make for better firewood than softwoods. Here is …

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