Oak is one of the trees suitable for making firewood than can be found almost anywhere in the United States. It does not grow very tall and it is a very dense hardwood tree. This property makes oak burn for a very long time. Oak firewood is a popular choice for firewood among those people who use firewood to heat their homes. It gives an excellent and long lasting heat for your fireplace.
If you want a great all-rounder type firewood for cooking, heating and for generating smoke then Maple firewood is a great choice for you. Maple burns long, hot and is very easy to start. This type of firewood is also very popular among firewood users because it is readily available and provides very good heat.
Although there are a lot of different species of Maple trees, the Sugar Maple tree or sometimes referred to as hard Maple is the best known for firewood.
Beech firewood is also a very good choice. It is also a hardwood that burns very long just like Oak. The flame it produces is hot and the smoke is clean, it also does not produce a lot of sparks.
The Beech tree’s smooth bark does not easily flake off and this reduces the amount of leftover bark inside your yard of fireplace.
If you’re thinking about burning beech this year don’t hesitate to cut some up or buy some from a local dealer, you won’t be disappointed.
If you are looking for firewood that burns a long time with excellent heat and is easy to start unlike Oak, then Ash firewood is the choice for you. Ash catches fire fast, makes very little ash and burns very hot. However in terms of longevity of the burn, Oak firewood slightly burns longer than Ash firewood.
Ash firewood is also a very good choice to use this winter. Ash is also commonly found in the United States and Canada. There are a lot of different species of Ash but White and Green Ash are the most popular species to use as firewood.
It is very easy to split Ash and it has a very low moisture content which makes it great for burning. A freshly cut piece of Ash has such a low moisture content that it can be safely used immediately after harvesting.
Overall, the Ash tree is great for firewood. The wood splits easily and provides excellent heat. This type of firewood is very user friendly and is a very popular choice among firewood users.