Firewood

A wood burning stove is an economic, eco-friendly and cosy source of heat in your home. To make the most of your wood burning stove it is important to use dry firewood. This way you’ll get the best combustion efficiency.

Learn how you check whether your firewood is dry enough to light a fire. Read about four simple methods that’ll make it easy for you to assess the condition of your firewood – both if you cleave and store it yourself and if you buy dry firewood at a store.

Chopping Wood

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Logging, chopping and stacking wood are parts of a job many people care about. Working with wood has a practical goal which will benefit the entire family. Here you will find many pieces of advice on handling wood - from the forest and until it is in your wood burning stove.

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Woodpile - How to stack and dry wood

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When you store your firewood, it is important that the wood has the best drying conditions. This way you ensure getting quality firewood for your wood burning stove.

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Efficiency - make the most of your firewood

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It's important that you always use dry firewood in your wood burning stove. If you use moist firewood, you won't reach maximum efficiency and heat - that's a waste of money. Read more about why you should always use dry firewood and why this is the most eco-friendly solution.

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How to light a fire correctly in your wood burning stove

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It's important to light a fire in your wood burning stove correctly. This way you'll make the most of your firewood and you'll protect the environment as much as possible.

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Which type of wood should you choose for firewood?

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You can use all types of wood in your wood burning stove, but before you choose which type to use, it's a good idea to think about what you want from the firewood and your wood burning stove. Is the wood burning stove the primary source of heating in your home or do you use it to create a nice and cosy atmosphere? This can influence which type of wood that will be optimal for you.

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Cord, cubic metre or by the kilo?

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Firewood quantities can be measured by the cubic metre, spere, cord and more. No matter which measurement, there are some things you should be aware of before you buy firewood. Learn more about it here.

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Test: Dry firewood makes for complete combustion

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When you light a fire in your wood burning stove, it is important that the firewood has the correct moisture content and that it has been split and cut into an appropriate size. Scientific tests show that this is significant if you want to get the most heat out of your wood and if you want complete combustion in your wood burning stove. Read about the test from TFZ here.

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Advantages of firing with wood briquettes

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Sometimes it can be an advantage to fire with wood briquettes in your wood burning stove. Read why here, and read about what you need to know when buying wood briquettes.

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Which is cheaper - firewood or wood briquettes?

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Wood that has been cut, split and dried is more expensive to use than wood briquettes. Calculations show that you'll make the most of your money if you fire with wood briquettes and not firewood in your wood burning stove.

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Firewood or wood briquettes - an eco-friendly solution?

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If it's important to you to use the most eco-friendly kind of fuel in your wood burning stove, you should use regular firewood. Research shows that firewood burns more cleanly than wood briquettes.

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How to Check Whether Your Firewood Is Dry

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It's easy to assess how moist a piece of firewood is. In this article you'll learn four easy ways to determine the moisture content of your firewood.

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