How to Split, Stack & Store Firewood

Finding a place for your firewood is much more than just sticking it in an unused corner of your garage or shed. There’s an art and science behind it. The art aspect comes from having a nice looking pile (no matter how big or small) that’s easily accessible. The science part involves storing it a

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Seasoned Firewood is Best. Here’s Why.

At Van Beek’s Garden Supplies, we provide a wide range of seasoned firewood cords, including: Birch Hickory Oak Cherry Van Beek’s special mixed blend Why? Because we believe that seasoned firewood delivers a burning experience that’s safer, easier and more enjoyable vs. non-seasoned cords. But that’s just the start. There are plenty of reasons why seasoned

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Download our New eBook, Don’t Pick the Wrong Firewood for Your Home this Winter – for FREE!

It took a while, but the bone-chilling temperatures usually associated with winter have finally arrived. Because it’s been so warm for so long, you may not have picked up your firewood from Van Beek’s Garden Supplies yet. Fortunately, we have plenty of firewood available for you to enjoy all season long. Additionally, we have a

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How to Get the Most from Your Firewood

The days are shorter. The nights are longer and cooler. The conditions are perfect for enjoying a cozy fire on a nightly basis. Even if your fireplace is clean and ready to do, you can’t just place firewood in it and light it up. You’re firewood, just like your fireplace, needs to be properly prepared

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What Kind of Wood is Best for Fireplaces or Stoves?

Renewable, High Energy Fuel Firewood as a heat source is superior to fossil fuels in that it is a renewable energy source. The energy for trees to grow comes directly from the sun. After it is cut, more can be grown on the same land. Well-seasoned firewood, especially hardwood species, has high energy content that

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How to Choose High Quality Seasoned Firewood

Well-seasoned firewood burned in a high-efficiency stove is a less expensive source of heat than fossil fuels. The best way to receive the most bang for your firewood buck and avoid fire hazards is to buy firewood that is completely seasoned. How to Tell If Firewood Is Seasoned Seasoned firewood has less than 30 percent

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