Deck + Patio

  • Hearth Hacks: 5 Tips for How to Split Firewood

    During the winter season, you probably regularly rely on your fireplace to keep your home warm and cozy. You’ve learned how to keep mice out of your pile, tips for stacking firewood, and tips for drying firewood. But do you know how to split firewood for even better seasoning and storage results? Different from cutting or chopping wood, split wood logs provide clean ...
  • Hearth Hacks: 5 Tips for How to Dry Firewood

    When wood is freshly cut or exposed to condensation, it can retain up to 100% moisture. As mentioned in our Why You Need Firewood Protection blog, firewood needs to have a moisture content of 20% or less for safe, quality fires. Without the right drying conditions, this can take months or even up to a year to achieve. Do you ...
  • Hearth Hack: How to Stack Firewood for Efficient Seasoning

    There’s not much more comforting than warm fires during the frigid fall or winter seasons. However, many suffer from poor-quality fires, which can also create health and home safety risks. Learn the proper techniques for how to stack firewood for better and safer fires all winter long. Why is Firewood Stacking Important? To Prevent Hazardous Wet Firewood. Freshly cut wood ...