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Firewood

The different uses of firewood

Our company specializes in exporting automatically dried firewood logs—produced from hardwood such as birch, oak and ash. Most of our wood comes from woodlands that we own and manage, we know where the wood is coming from, what quality it is in and that is what allows us to maintain a consistent high quality for our firewood logs. All our firewood is kiln dried and has less than 20% moisture content, making it more energetically efficient while increasing the burning time as well.

Usually firewood and logs are used for heating, open fires and cooking, and they are suitable for use in wood burning stoves, chimneys, campfires, fire pits and wood fired pizza ovens which are becoming more and more popular these days. There are also quite a few creative uses people get out of log export, for example, wood log slices are in demand—they make a lovely set of wooden coasters, or candleholders and other sorts of decorative applications.

As all wood fuel, firewood is more environmentally- friendly than natural gas or fossil fuels creating less smoke and emissions. You can choose between different types of firewood as well as you can choose different length or sized firewood logs.

  • Firewood in boxes

We offer firewood in boxes that are easy to store. Our company specializes in exporting automatically dried firewood logs—produced from hardwood such as birch, oak and ash. Most of our wood comes from woodlands that we own and manage, we know where the wood is coming from, what quality it is in and that is what allows us to maintain a consistent high quality for our firewood logs.

  • Firewood in nets

We also offer high quality firewood in nets. All our firewood is kiln dried and has less than 20% moisture content, making it more energetically efficient while increasing the burning time as well.

Best types of wood for burning

You can utilize a wide range of wood in your wood burning stove, however before you pick a type, consider what are your personal needs from firewood and the capability of your wood burning stove. Is the wood burning stove the essential source for the heating needs or for the comfort of your home? This can effect which sort of firewood type will be ideal for you.

Usually people choose one or some of these most common types of firewood – birch, oak, ash, beech, aspen, pine, spruce etc. Each has its unique properties either it’s the wood density, or the appearance itself of logs, or the particular smell that scents the room when fire is lit. Our company deals with premium quality birch, oak and ash firewood and log export, which are all hardwood logs one of the best wood types for wood burning. More or less if the firewood is consistent in its quality it will produce approximately the same amount of heat no matter what type of wood logs for fire you use. These differences start to matter when bigger volumes are firewood used, for example, throughout a full season.

Heavier types of wood like beech hardwood will burn longer, and you will have to refill the stove less frequently, and the lighter types of wood will be faster to catch flame, although these logs will be spent sooner, that is also why the prices of wood types differ.

At the end of the day it’s up to you to decide what type of wood you want to use, however make sure that you select a firewood that’s been kiln-dried, since it will give you the best perks—it will contain smaller amount of moisture which in return will light better, produce a hotter flame and burn longer.

The ideal quantity of firewood for you

Firewood consumption depends on several things, for example what kind of fireplace or wood burning stove you use. You need to get the right type of wood logs for your specific needs to use firewood efficiently, this means which wood logs will give the best result with your appliance in use. You always need to think about the quality of the firewood you are buying, the higher the quality of wood logs the smaller amount of wood you need to buy. Moisture content in firewood is important, that will determine how efficiently you can use it as well as how much heat it will actually produce. The amount of firewood you will go through depends on your day-to-day routine, how often you use your wood burning stove or fireplace. If your wood burning stove is mostly used during evenings and weekends then your consumption will be around 2 cubic meters per heating season. For intensive use of wood burning, if you are using your wood burning stove all day long, you will use approximately 3-4 cubic meters per one heating season.

Benefits of using firewood and logs

  • First, it must be taken into account what impact it has on nature—how eco-friendly burning firewood and logs really is? Well, turns out it is good for the environment—wood is a renewable resource and using wood logs for fire leads to lower carbon emissions since they are a carbon-neutral source of fuel.
  • Also important, how harsh is it on your wallet? In reality firewood is a more economic fuel than electric heat, gas heat as well as oil, and using it helps spend less money, and on a larger scale—easy to export, save energy resources and help with climate change.
  • If you have a home that is suited for efficient firewood burning you can achieve more independence in, for example, tolerating electrical power failures—which can leave you vulnerable and in cold—in this case having a reliable firewood heating system will prove itself worthy and will protect you from the unexpected disturbances.
  • Additionally, it generates a delightful and cosy atmosphere—what can be better after a tiresome days work than relaxing with your family near the fireplace, flames crackling in background, worries and trouble left outside with the cold.

FAQ

Hardwood firewood has proven to be the best woods for burning since they burn the longest.

You should not use wood like poison ivy, oak, sumac, cedar, oleander, Mexican elder tree, driftwood—they are known to cause irritant reactions. Also avoid burning wood that isn’t firewood, like furniture pieces or polished, painted wood etc.

You should refrain from using driftwood in your fireplace— it tends to burn rapidly and produce a lot of smoke, sparkles and sod, also, it is bad for your health and your chimney. Also don’t burn wood that comes from endangered species.

Firewood can be too dry, therefore producing more smoke and is harder to control. Luckily there is an easy solution—just mix it with more moist firewood.

Cedar smoke can cause irritation and may impact your wellness, as well as it is unfit for inside fireplaces. It’s OK to use it to ignite fire, but it shouldn’t replace regular firewood.

Generally the hottest firewood to burn are ash and birch, beech and other species.

Oak and poplar are very slow burning but the poplar burns the longest.

Other Products

Compressed sawdust or wood dust are two main materials from which wood pellets are usually made. Wood pellets are held together by lignin which is an organic part of dry wood.

Our wood briquettes are made from dry untreated softwood and hardwood shavings. These wood shavings are put under high pressure, this makes wood briquettes denser and less dusty.

Choose firewood

Our firewood is a simple-to-use wood fuel solution and will save your money, as well as it is carbon-neutral—which is good for the environment. It is kiln dried, therefore its properties are really efficient—it is very dry and will burn hotter and longer. If you are looking for high quality firewood contact us today.

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