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

Seasoned firewood

In areas where winters are long and cold, many homeowners are looking for ways to reduce their utility bills. Some homeowners insulate their doors and windows, others pile on the blankets and turn down the thermostats. One of the most common solutions is to change the heat source in the home, with the installation of a fireplace or coal burner.

Burning firewood is more environmentally-friendly than burning coal, releasing no more greenhouse gasses than would be emitted if the wood were left to rot. Choosing the right firewood is crucial to heating your house efficiently. Be sure to burn seasoned firewood that has been left out to cure for at least six months. Seasoned firewood burns more efficiently Continue reading “What You Don’t Know About Firewood Choices Can Hurt You”