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Sweet Gum Firewood-Good To Burn? [With Video]

Sweet Gum Firewood-Good To Burn? [With Video]

Sweet Gum Firewood If you are the proud new owner of a fireplace or wood stove there is a good chance that you have discovered you have many different firewood options available to you. There is a good chance that you have heard about the popular burning woods like oak and poplar. That being said, there is a good chance that you haven’t heard of some of the off-brand species like sweet gum. In fact, people will go their whole…

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How Much Is A Pickup Truck Load Of Wood

How Much Is A Pickup Truck Load Of Wood

How Much Is A Pickup Truck Load Of Wood Summer might seem like it is right around the corner, but as much as you might not want to admit it there is still plenty of chilly weather left. There might not be any more snow or negative temperatures, but the weather hasn’t reached the point where you no longer need heat. This is why it is important to make sure that you are still stocked up on wood. You also…

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How Long Does A Cord Of Wood Last (With Video)

How Long Does A Cord Of Wood Last (With Video)

How Long Does A Cord Of Wood Last Owning and operating a fireplace or wood stove can be extremely beneficial for many reasons. Not only does it provide a more natural means of heat, but it is a hotter heat. Of course, operating and maintaining a fireplace or wood stove isn’t as easy as just flipping a mechanical switch. Not only will you have to make sure that your fireplace is clean, but you are going to have to make…

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How To Store Firewood To Avoid Termites [Plus Tips]

How To Store Firewood To Avoid Termites [Plus Tips]

How To Store Firewood To Avoid Termites Are you the proud owner of a new fireplace? Maybe you just started renting a home with a fireplace and are thinking about using it this winter. Well, the truth of the matter is that firewood can be a lot of work. Sure, you don’t have to go to the extremes and chop down your own wood, but you will need to make sure that it is properly stored. Improperly stored wood will…

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What Is Burl Wood- Definition, Uses, Value & How To Find (With Video)

What Is Burl Wood- Definition, Uses, Value & How To Find (With Video)

Burl Wood There are plenty of types of wood. Just remember that not all of them are equal. This is definitely the case if you’re going to be using the wood as firewood. Burl wood is pretty weird and very rare. If you consider yourself an outdoorsman, there is a pretty good chance that you’ve heard about burl wood at some point or another. The kicker is that it is not necessarily a type of tree. So, what is it?…

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Walnut Firewood- Good Firewood? (Find Out Here)

Walnut Firewood- Good Firewood? (Find Out Here)

Walnut Firewood Walnut trees are abundant around my area (SE PA) and so naturally if they’re dead, they end up in the woodstove in my shop and the fireplace in my home. With that said, I’m sure you’re wondering about burning walnut or else you wouldn’t be here. So in this post, I’ll let you know my thoughts and what I have to say about burning walnut. Plus I researched it online to see what others say about walnut firewood….

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Eucalyptus Firewood – Is It Any Good?

Eucalyptus Firewood – Is It Any Good?

Eucalyptus Firewood I’m assuming you’re here to find out what you can about using eucalyptus wood for firewood. Well, you came to the right place! In this article I will share with you all there is to know about eucalyptus firewood. I’ve researched this type of wood because I often wondered about it. I love the oil it produces, it has a lot of uses, but for the sake of this page, I’ll keep it to about the wood itself….

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Pine Firewood: Safe To Burn? (Find Out Here)

Pine Firewood: Safe To Burn? (Find Out Here)

Pine Firewood Glad you could stop by! Because in this guide I will share what’s really up with burning pine firewood in your home. I’m going to assume more times than not you were told to not do it, it’ll fill up your chimney with creosote and your chimney will catch on fire and burn your house down! Sound familiar? I know that is all I ever hear but at the same time, for some people who burn firewood, they…

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Maple Firewood: Heating With Maple A Good Idea?

Maple Firewood: Heating With Maple A Good Idea?

Maple Firewood I bet you’re wondering about burning maple in your home or shop? Well, you came to the right site! I’ll let you know my experience with maple plus opinions from around the net. I’ve researched for a good while because I have limited dealings with burning maple. Not because there is none in my area, there just isn’t that many dead ones around here that I can get my hands on. There is a good reason for that!…

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Sycamore Firewood [Everything You Need To Know]

Sycamore Firewood [Everything You Need To Know]

What To Know About Sycamore Firewood Anyone who is interested in warming their house with firewood will need to find the right type of wood. After all, some wood is not suitable for this specific purpose. Sycamore is a very popular wood and it is a top choice for people who intend to use a wood stove in their home. Before rushing out and cutting a sycamore tree, you should take the time to learn a little more about this…

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