Burn Wood Fuel That Is Dry And “Ready To Burn”
The Ready to Burn scheme is designed to promote the burning of dry firewood and is backed by the government as well as Woodsure, the official governing body that has set standards in the log and wood fuel industry.
To be classed as Ready to Burn, firewood must have a moisture content of below 20%. The step down in moisture content to sub-20% is hugely important because burning Ready to Burn firewood results in up to 75% less smoke emissions compared to burning wet wood.
You as the customer will get more out of your Ready to Burn firewood load in a couple of ways. Firstly, you will get the most heat from your logs as they are dry and secondly, you are using a cleaner product to burn, giving your home and pocket maximum value for money.
Safer For Your Appliances & Health
Ready to Burn firewood is better for your appliance as wet wood can lead to a blackening of the stove glass and a build-up of soot in your chimney which if left uncleaned can lead to a chimney fire.
As mentioned in our previous article, wet wood adds to the particle pollution problem and can have a detrimental effect on our health. Burning low moisture Ready To Burn firewood helps to reduce this type of particle pollution, therefore, switching to Ready to Burn Firewood can have a positive effect on the environment and your health.
So now, when you see the orange Ready to Burn logo you know you are getting a quality wood fuel product with a low moisture, low smoke emissions and improved heating performance, all from a sustainable source.
As one of the major firewood supplier in Gloucestershire, we are keen to raise awareness amongst our customers to burn responsibly, reduce pollution and only buy sustainable low moisture, high quality, Ready to Burn firewood.