Is kiln dried firewood better?
The kiln bakes the firewood, forcing out the moisture that is naturally present. It takes much less time to kiln dry wood than it does to naturally prepare it. Kiln dried wood is naturally seasoned, easy to use, and burns efficiently. Due to its high moisture content, green wood will not burn well.
Is it safe to burn kiln dried wood?
From a practical perspective, commercially kiln dried clean scraps of lumber (also called dimensional lumber) are a pretty safe alternative to traditional cut firewood. Because they are bark-free, and are usually stored indoors, this is a very low risk wood choice. Treated wood is highly toxic when burned.
How can you tell if wood is kiln dried?
Ways to tell if firewood is kiln dried include:
- It’s stated on the bag that the wood is kiln dried (if it comes in a bag).
- The wood has low moisture content level (checking by using a moisture), lower than seasoned firewood would be able to reach such as less than 10% moisture content.
What happens if kiln dried wood gets wet?
If kiln dried firewood gets wet, or is getting wet, simply leaving it outside under a suitable cover (such as inside a wood shed or under an overhang) for a couple of days will help to dry out the wood.
What kind of wood is used in kiln dried logs?
We deliver to punters and restaurants alike and are the hidden secret keeping London supplied with fine firewood, cooking woods and restaurant grade charcoal. Our Kiln Dried Oak is from British Woodlands, a popular smoking wood and over night burning log.
Where can I buy firewood in London England?
If you are looking for quality logs in the London area, your search is over. London Firewood is the number one supplier of firewood and kindling throughout the city. Our top of the line supply of kiln dried logs are available for delivery to local homes and businesses in the London area.
How to get hardwood dried logs in London?
If you are in London or Surrey then we offer four 3 hour delivery slots each day. Type your postcode into the field below to see if we can deliver to you for free. THE UK’S FIRST OF IT’S KIND, AN ‘ANYTHING GOES’ FIRE COOKED CONTEST OF SKILL, FLAIR, STAMINA AND PROBABLY NOT A LITTLE LUCK.
Which is better kiln dried wood or hardwood?
Our Kiln dried wood is ready to burn and produces more heat than seasoned hardwood logs, perfect for log burners, wood fired stoves and pizza ovens. We have plenty of Kiln Dried Ash, Kiln dried Silver Birch, Kiln Dried Oak in stock for the whole season.