Firewood Cord: Three Things You Should Know

What’s better than sitting by a toasty fire, under the stars or in the comfort of your own home surrounded by your family and friends? It’s one of the most relaxing moments we tend to take for granted. Creating a great fire is something we have been doing since we first discovered fire over 600,000

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How Much Firewood Do I Need This Winter?

If you own a wood furnace, stove, or even just a fire pit, high quality firewood is an absolute essential for the winter. Other than the holidays, cold weather and snowstorms are a great excuse to bundle up and stay inside. However, that usually means you’ll go through it much quicker than usual. Whether you

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Get Your FREE Copy of Don’t Pick the Wrong Firewood For Your Home this Winter

Firstly, everyone at both Van Beek’s Garden Supplies locations in Oakville and Mississauga want to wish you all the best in 2017. And because it’s January, that means cold, snowy weather and bitter wind chill temperatures too. It’s also the perfect time to stay indoors and keep warm by a toasty, roaring fire.   You

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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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