My open fire. A little advice from one who now knows. I love to burn wood on my open fire but I also want to be a responsible person. Did you ever consider where your firewood comes from, who cut that tree and is that person going to re plant another tree in its place. After a lot of research I became aware of a worldwide organization that monitors the cutting of trees. The Forest Stewardship Council, (FSC) an organization that monitor closely not just the harvesting of trees but also the impact on the local environment that the trees come from.
The mission of the Forest Stewardship Council is to improve the management of the world’s forests, ensuring that forest management is environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable.
The best quality kindling is produced from kiln dried soft wood, mainly pine and spruce. These two softwood species contain natural resins which are flammable making the perfect kindling fire starter wood. In order for kindling to burn at its best the humidity should be less than 15%. There is no specific amount of kindlingContinue Reading
Why should anyone want to buy FSC certified fire wood. (FSC Forestry Stewardship Council Certificate.) The FSC certificate is used in order for a central governing body to monitor all aspects and processes of the wood industry. From the felling of trees through a chain of custody between several different companies to track and showContinue Reading
One of the finest things in life, is to sit curled up in front of an open fire after a hard day, but do you know what to burn. Have you ever wondered what wood burns best ? Well after a lot of hard work and burning every possible type of fuel I believe IContinue Reading
Our kiln drying compared with others. We kiln dry our logs for a minimum of 5 full days in order to dry them properly. Before we put the firewood logs into the kiln, we first put the hardwood logs into crates of between one and two cubic meters capacity, the logs are not stacked tightlyContinue Reading
Oil and gas are becoming more and more expensive and we are all being held to ransom by a hand full of very large organisations. There is no fair fuel price any more, a group of companies all stand together and set the price we pay. The government watch dog is always looking at excessiveContinue Reading