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Tips for Installing a Wooden Fence Post

January 28, 2020 11:41 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re preparing to install a brand-new wood fence on your property, you should make sure to do your research about how to get the job done properly so it will last long into the future. There are a wide variety of considerations to take into account here, ranging from the kind of wood you should select to how to install a wooden fence post in Utah. Here are just a few factors to consider that will be of use to you when you begin installing your fence and fence posts: The lifespan of your chosen wood: One of the... View Article

Tipi Furnishing Ideas

January 17, 2020 12:12 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Investing in the fun and whimsy of a fully-functioning tipi is a one-of-a-kind purchase. Why? Because a tipi is a one-of-a-kind space, unlike anything you’ve experienced. It’s for that reason that some owners fall short on tipi furnishing ideas in Utah. That’s completely understandable. The potential for a new tipi is endless. These incredibly customizable structures can be turned into literally anything, from a spare bedroom to a child’s playhouse. With that in mind, here are some ideas to transform your new tipi into the cozy place you’ve always wanted. Understand what you’re looking for The sheer possibilities of your... View Article

Does Frost Damage Wood?

January 3, 2020 12:12 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Winter weather can be traumatic for wood if it’s not properly cared for. Whether you’re burning a fire in your stove or you’re worried about the condition of your wooden deck, it’s only natural to wonder about the relationship between frost and wood in Utah as the cold weather sets in. What happens to wood when it’s cold? As the temperature dips closer to freezing, the humidity in the air drops, too, leaving your wood shrunken to its smallest size. When the air warms up again, your wood will swell as it soaks up the returning humidity. This process can... View Article

What Firewood Burns the Longest?

December 11, 2019 5:20 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re planning on hosting a few fires in your hearth this winter, make sure you’re stocking up on firewood before the weather gets bad. Before you buy just any firewood, however, take a moment to think about where you can get the best value. Namely, ask the question: what firewood burns the hottest? Chances are, you don’t normally pay attention to how hot or how long your firewood burns. But if you could buy firewood that burned twice as long as generic bundles for roughly the same cost, wouldn’t you choose that instead? Thinking critically about your firewood this... View Article

Wood to Avoid in Your Fireplace

November 27, 2019 5:20 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s getting to be that time of year again, when curling up in front of a warming fire is a nighttime ritual you, your loved ones and your pets all look forward to! And while many fireplace owners know there’s a degree of maintenance that comes with wintertime use, it’s also important to pay mind to the type of wood you’re burning. Specifically, you’ll want to think about firewood not meant for fireplaces. As you get ready to start stacking wood for the winter, make sure you’re avoiding timber not meant for indoor fireplaces. What you put into your fireplace... View Article