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The Best-Smelling Firewood to Burn for a Cozy, Sweet-Scented Home

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Not all firewood was created equal. Some provide enough heat to keep you warm through a long winter night, while others will have trouble cooking your marshmallows. Some smell like heavenly, sweet fruit… while others smell like burning manure. That’s right. There is firewood that smells like burning manure.  To help you avoid it at all costs …

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How to Season Firewood: A Simple Guide to Follow

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If you are new to seasoning firewood, our simple guide lays out everything you need to know in a clear and easy-to-understand way. From answering questions like why seasoning your firewood is so important to describe seasoning firewood, we’ve got you covered step by step. Ready to learn how to season firewood properly? Let’s go. What …

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Is Maple Good Firewood? Everything You Need to Know About Burning Maplewood

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Whether you’re new to burning wood for heat or just curious about the properties of Maple, this is the guide for you. From heat output, scent, smoke, seasoning time, and the best uses for each variety, this guide has everything you need to know about Maple firewood. Maple Firewood Details BTU: approximately 18 million to …

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How to Use a Fireplace: Everything You Need to Know

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If you’re considering installing a fireplace, learning how to use a fireplace properly is crucial if you want to heat your home optimally. From how to operate wood, gas, and electric fireplaces to maintenance, safety, and other fireplace tips, our guide includes everything you need to know about how to use a fireplace. How to Use …

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