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Which Woods Handle Wet Weather Better?

March 29, 2019 10:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s no surprise that wood’s number one enemy is moisture. Just ask anyone who’s ever tried to start a campfire after a rainstorm or who’s tried building something with a warped piece of lumber! But did you know that different types of wood handle moisture better than others? Continue reading to learn which woods handle moisture the best, and which you need to avoid the next time you’re buying firewood in Utah: Mahogany: Durable and fine-grained, mahogany stands up to water really well. It resists shrinking, swelling and warping, which makes it an excellent option to build boats. As if... View Article

How to Season Firewood in Utah

November 2, 2018 9:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Burning firewood is an excellent way to heat your home this winter without driving up your utility costs. However, if this is your first winter heating your home with firewood, you’ll want to be sure you’re preparing it correctly. The best firewood to use in your wood-burning stove or fireplace is dried and seasoned. If you’re attempting to burn “green” or “wet” unseasoned wood, you’ll have a harder time getting the fire to light or produce the heating results you want. Green firewood is inexpensive and easy to season, but not a lot of people know how to do it... View Article

What Type of Firewood in Utah Is Best?

January 3, 2018 3:22 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Building a crackling fire in your wood-burning fireplace on a cold winter’s evening is one of the best ways to stay nice and toasty. And on a more extreme level, building a roaring fire on a camping trip is the only way to stay comfortable at night. Knowing how to build a fire is essential, but did you know that the success of your fire has just as much to do with the type of wood you choose as it does your technique for building it? Your choice of firewood in Utah is crucial. Keep reading to find out which... View Article