What You Don’t Know About Firewood Choices Can Hurt You

There is a reason that firewood processors advise burning seasoned hardwood: softer wood produces too much resin. Moreover, green, unseasoned wood — defined as having over 20 percent moisture content — produces excessive smoke. Additionally, softwood resin creates harmful creosote residue inside chimneys, while smoke inhalation causes respiratory distress and sometimes, carbon monoxide poisoning. Expensive […]