DIY Firewood Care: Maintaining and Storing for Winter
As winter approaches, preparing a good supply of firewood is essential for keeping your home warm and cozy. However, the process doesn’t end with stacking logs. Proper maintenance and storage are key to ensuring your firewood remains dry, safe, and ready for use during the colder months.
Choosing the Right Firewood
Before delving into maintenance, start with selecting the right type of firewood. Hardwoods like oak, maple, and hickory burn longer and produce more heat compared to softwoods. Choose seasoned wood that has been dried for at least six months to a