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What wood is best for wood burning stove?
Last Updated: 3rd June, 2020
- Ash. Ash wood produces a steady flame in fires with a good heat and burns well even when green.
- Oak. Oak is the slowest wood to season, at approximately 2.5cm a year and ideally should be seasoned for a minimum of two years.
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Likewise, people ask, what wood is best for wood stove?
While oak, ash, and maple are our top three, there are many other types of firewood wood that are acceptable for wood stoves:
Subsequently, question is, what wood creates the most creosote? Pine creates creosote. In fact, all wood does. But opponents of burning pine believe that it creates more creosote merely because it contains a lot of pitch. On the contrary, hardwoods can actually cause more creosote than softwoods like pine, as Lifestyle Energy explains.
Beside above, what wood should you not burn?
11 Kinds of Wood Not to Burn in Your Fireplace
- Green Wood or Unseasoned Wood. Wood that makes the best firewood for a fireplace is seasoned wood not green wood.
- Non-Local Wood.
- Christmas Trees.
- Poisonous wood.
- Endangered Species.
- Plywood, particle board, or chipboard.
What are the best wood burning stoves?
Best Wood Burning Stove Reviews (Updated List)
- Drolet High-Efficiency Wood Burning Stove.
- HiFlame Epa Approved Wood Burning Stove HF905U.
- Vogelzang TR004 Colonial EPA Wood Burning Stove.
- Drolet 60,000 BTU EPA-Certified Escape Fireplace Wood Insert.
- Guide Gear Outdoor Wood Burning Stove.
- Ohuhu Wood Burning Camp Stove.