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Published on October 17th, 2013 | by Backyards Made Better

Firewood Tips

Since it’s fall and winter is on the horizon, we’ve talked recently about fire pits, and fireplaces, and how great these can be when things get cold.

But we can’t forget one thing.  Most of these will work best with firewood.

And firewood is not all created equal.

Did you know that one cord of wood burned as firewood provides the heat equivalent to that produced by burning 200 to 250 gallons of heating oil, depending on the type of hardwood you are using?  Truly the type, quality, and condition of the wood will make a big different in the results you get with it.

So here’s a great little primer on firewood from our friends at The Old Farmer’s Almanac.

We hope this will help you stay a little warmer this winter!

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