The satisfaction of the prosperous night will be added to your place by the warmth and aromatic heat of your fireplace using best type of burning wood. Yet, there are still some questions that may arise as to what is the best wood to use to suit your satisfying taste. In addition, aside from dispensing heat to our home during the winter season, it also helps us to discover the use of renewable sources of energy by using wood. Nonetheless, it is very important to know that not all woods will offer good quality of heating action you need in your room. Below are some distinguished awareness between two types of wood to use.
Best wood to burn are hardwood trees as referred to are plants that has broad-leaved deciduous trees such as Beech, Elm or Oak among others, it contains dense fragments and expensive in price. On the other hand, softwood trees are trees that are easily burnt and ends up for a shorter time such as pine and spruce.
Importantly, whatever wood types you want to burn in your stove or fireplace, it should be dried. Normally, fresh cut woods contain larger amount of water and if burnt right away will produce so much smoke that spoils the surroundings. Fresh cut woods should be split and dried for months depending on the kind, before burning. Bear in mind that using good and dried seasoned wood is the secret of having superb and quality fire. consequently, seasoned woods will bring more heat when burned than a freshly cut wood and it transports warmth in your surroundings when winter comes.
Generally, fresh cut wood especially the unseasoned one has more moisture content and has difficulty to light, aside from producing harsh smoke to the surroundings. Moreover, the flame of unseasoned wood goes out quickly that cause smoldering of the firewood and produces unpleasant smoke that destroy the beauty within your room. The appearance of the seasoned wood is cracked, gray in color and much lighter if dried and easily detected by banging two pieces together and importantly generates most heat and burn clearly.
Hardwood are types of wood to burn usually in longer than softwood, and has a tendency to start up light in a difficult manner. There are hardwood that give ample heat such as eucalyptus, madrone, oak and walnut. Next in line that supply slightly less heat are hickory, apple, plum, locust,cherry, pear and ash. Added in the list of hardwood that produces poor heat are maple, sycamore, elm. alder and willow.
Softwood is easier to light with some small old newspaper to start a fire, unlike hardwood. Conifers, pine and fir are best suits for easy burning, and fir and cedar on the hand offer a delightful scent that reminisce the holiday season.