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How to Season Firewood. Freshly chopped firewood has up to 50% water content and won't burn in your fireplace. First, you must let the firewood season (dry), which allows the moisture to escape––the drier the wood, the cleaner the burn. Whe...
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Whether for a fireplace, a firepit, or even a wood stove, the type of firewood you use can have great influence over how well your system performs and how enjoyable an experience you have. Quality, well-seasoned firewood will burn cleaner and more efficiently, while green or wet wood can cause smoking problems, odor problems, rapid creosote buildup, and possibly even dangerous chimney fires.
Just because you don't currently have a firewood shed or the one you do have is already full, doesn't mean your firewood can't be protected. Once you have all of the cords neatly stacked, cover the top of the stack with tin roofing, a tarp, or sheets of wood, and then use a few logs to hold it all in place. This will help keep the bulk of your firewood dry and ready to move to the shed or to use.
omnivores, and will feed on almost anything, including small rodents, worms, insects, grubs, carrion, fruit, garbage, and pet food left outdoors.
I am only getting one to three hours of burn time from my new wood stove - is this acceptable? Posted By markst44, Nov 28, 2011 at 1:34 AM
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Tubes and Nesting Trays. Next, you will need to equip your bee-house with tubes or nesting trays. While some people use solid wooden houses with drilled holes for nesting, this type of habitat does not allow cocoons to be harvested and there tends to be significant buildup of debris and disease in the holes after being used for multiple seasons.
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