·wood attracts moisture·
·keep your wood up off the ground·
·stack to enable air flow (bark up)·
·cover top to keep the elements out·
·firewood takes at least 6 months to season·
·it will turn a grey colour, split on the end·
·bring a day’s worth inside before burning·
·wood stove – safe zone (150 – 300 C)·
·ASH is used in the winter months as it can be burned right away·

·do not burn wet wood in a wood stove·
not only does it destroy (rust) the chimney, but creosote will build up – risk of chimney fire is just a matter of time

·clean your chimney every year·
·use cheaper softwoods in spring and fall·
·always obey fire regulations, be safe·