Firewood and Hearth

  1. The Do's and Dont's of Storing Firewood

    The Do's and Dont's of Storing Firewood

    When the frigid temperatures of winter arrive, you want to have plenty of dry firewood available for a warm night by the fire. It’s not as easy as it sounds if you don’t have the proper tools for storing firewood. Here are some do’s and don’ts when it comes to making sure your fire burns hot and efficiently this season.

    Storing Firewood Outside...

    The first thing you need to do when you’re preparing for those chi
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  2. Fireplace Maintenance: Prep for the Winter Season

    Fireplace Maintenance: Prep for the Winter Season

    Nothing gets you ready for the chill of winter like a log burning in the fireplace. But with all the months of warmer weather, it’s possible you weren’t keeping up with proper fireplace maintenance. From firewood storage to hearth accessories, here are some tips to keep your fireplace stocked and ready this season.

    Seasoning Sheds for Efficiency and Safety...

    Well-seasoned wood is one of the most imp
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  3. How to Stack Firewood for Winter

    How to Stack Firewood for Winter

    When the weather starts cooling down, who doesn’t love kicking back and relaxing by the fire and warming up with friends and family? It’s one of the best parts of fall and winter. So if you’re planning on bonfires or hot chocolate by the fireplace, you will need lots of dry firewood. Learning how to stack firewood will help ensure your fires burn hotter and more efficiently.

    Choosing the Right Storage Solution...

    One of the most important ways to make sure your firewood stays dry is to prote
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  4. Tips and Tools for Dry Firewood Before Winter

    Tips and Tools for Dry Firewood Before Winter

    Fall is just around the corner, which means bonfires and maybe even a few nights in front of the fireplace to stay warm. But before the first snow of winter, you’ll want to make sure to be ready with plenty of dry firewood. By taking just a few simple steps, you can avoid damp, moldy and rotting firewood. Here are some tips and tools to get the most out of your firewood while getting ready for winter.

    Storage with Minimal Footprint...

    You can’t burn a fire efficiently with damp firewood. One
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  5. Should You Be Seasoning Firewood Now?

    Should You Be Seasoning Firewood Now?

    The summer season offers warm weather, outdoor fun, and plenty of backyard barbecues and chances to put your fire pit to use all season long. But what about your firewood supply for winter? You may not be thinking about preparing for the snowy season just yet, but fresh firewood should be taken care of sooner rather than later. Determine when you should be seasoning firewood in order to guarantee plenty of safe and efficient fires year-round.

    Why Do You Need to Season Firewood...

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  6. 5 Tips for Keeping Your Hearth Clean

    5 Tips for Keeping Your Hearth Clean

    Why Do You Need a Clean Hearth...

    Few things are better than evenings spent around a toasty fireplace during the frigid winter months. But what happens when your hearth hasn’t had a good cleaning in a while? Sparking fire after fire without cleaning or maintaining your fireplace not only aesthetically affects your hearth, but can also be quite dangerous. Consistent use causes creosote buildup, putting your health and home at risk. This oily, black substance is an accumulation of smoke, w
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  7. Improve Your Firewood Storage: 4 Basics Tips on What You Need to Know

    Improve Your Firewood Storage: 4 Basics Tips on What You Need to Know

    Winter wouldn’t be complete without a warm fire stirring in your fireplace, and logs neatly nestled beside it. But what does it take to get a good fire going and burning efficiently? Believe it or not, a great fire starts with effective and efficient firewood storage. The good news is that finding the right firewood storage that works for you isn’t too hard. Once you’ve mastered the steps, you’ll be onto producing burnable firewood in no time.

    Why Is It Important to Have Firewood Storage...

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