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What Should I Do?

How to Stack Firewood

Preparing your wood stack for seasoning and drying
Monday, February 2, 2015, 6:22 PM

Why stack firewood?

Stacking is necessary to dry out wood that is not yet seasoned. If you have green wood that was recently cut, it must be dried to burn efficiently. Ideally, it needs to be stacked outdoors and in the sun if possible. You should never store green wood indoors. This can result in mold because of the moisture coming out of the wood. Another benefit to stacking is getting the wood off the ground so it can dry out faster. It's important to get good air circulation underneath and around your stack. Another great benefit to stacking, it looks nice and orderly compared to a big heap, and is easier to deal with when taking wood to your wood stove or boiler. » Read more

Daily Prep

Three Quick Tips to Identify Dry Firewood

Making sure you use good wood for your next fire
Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 5:48 PM

A few tips to help find dry wood for the woodstove, fireplace, or in a survival situation.

http://www.survivallife.com/2014/01/20/three-quick-tips-to-identify-dry-firewood/