Choosing a wood moisture meter
Radio interview source: Paul Laurenzi, vice president of sales and marketing, Delmhorst Corporation
Building the perfect fire isn't as easy as throwing a log in the fireplace or fire pit and lighting a match. Your firewood has to be cured and dry in order to burn cleanly. Choose wood that has too much moisture, and you're in for a smoky mess. Listen to today's show to hear how a wood moisture meter can tell you immediately if your firewood's ready to burn.
For more information, we recommend the following links:
Is your firewood dry enough to burn efficiently?: Seasoned firewood contains less than 20 percent moisture and generally takes from six to eight months -- and sometimes up to more than a year -- to dry, or cure. Here's how to properly dry firewood and test it for moisture.
Storing and drying firewood: Different kinds of wood burn differently, and no matter what kind of wood you use, it has to be properly stored and dried.
16 fabulous outdoor fireplaces: Your indoor fireplace gets a workout all winter, but an outdoor fireplace is the perfect place to gather when the sun goes down year round.
You might like...
Add Your Comment
You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login