Advantageous Type of Wood to Burn
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. Various confusion may appear in your part as to what is the best wood to use to marvelously suits to your fireplace. Furthermore, aside from dispensing heat inside our home during the cold season, it also allows us to use a renewable source of energy by using wood. Nevertheless, it is very important to know that not all woods will provide good quality of heating factor that you need in your room. Here are some types of woods that advantageously help you to distinguish which is the best 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. Softwood trees, on the other hand are easy to get burnt trees such as pine and spruce and ends up for shorter time when burn.
Whatever wood types you want to use to your stove or fireplace, it is very important that your wood will be dried. Generally, fresh cut woods contain extra amount of water that when burnt right away will produce too much smoke in the surroundings. The fresh cut woods should be split and dire, depending on its species for months or more. Remember that the secret of good fire in using a dried and seasoned wood. Seasoned wood burn better than a freshly cut wood, and besides, it produces more heat to warmth your sala in time of winter season.
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. Furthermore, the flame of unseasoned wood goes out rapidly that causes smolder and produce unpleasant smoke that damage your environment. 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 consistently longer than softwood, and had difficulty in lighting from the start. There are hardwood that give ample heat such as eucalyptus, madrone, oak and walnut. Most likely these hardwood will give slightly less heat such as apple, plum, cherry, pear, hickory 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. The best suits for easy burning are the conifers, pine and fir and to reminisce the holiday season, fir and cedar will bring a delightful scent.