Heating with Wood


HOW TO MEASURE FIREWOOD – When is a Cord Not a Cord?

Firewood is typically sold by the cord. Bundles and bags of firewood sold at gas stations, grocery and convenience stores come in various sizes (usually about a cubic foot), but the price for this bundle has little to do with the actual price of a standard cord. You’re paying a premium price for the convenience […]

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Firewood for Home Heating? 3 Great Reasons to Use Wood Heat

  Why Use Wood to Heat Your Home?   There is really nothing quite like coming home to a wood fire. A properly set fire is warm, appealing, comforting and frankly just a little bit romantic. This may be the reason why so many people are not thinking about heating their home using wood this year.  […]

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What is a Cord of Wood?

How big is a cord of wood? …   What is a cord of wood? It’s a surprise to many people that here in the US, a “Cord”  is a unit of measurement defined by law in most states. So here in North Carolina, a cord of wood must legally measure 128 cubic feet. Traditionally, forest rangers and […]

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