Monthly Archives: November 2016

  • Quality counts: why Logs Direct firewood is the best

    At Logs Direct, we only sell firewood of the highest quality. All our firewood is the right age for burning, has been dried for an appropriate length of time and has been stored correctly. But does this quality control make a difference? We believe that it does. We want to ensure that your firewood burns well and produces the clean, long-lasting fire you deserve. We’re proud of our firewood, which is why we’d like to give you some insight into the importance of each small factor that contributes to its overall quality. Age of firewood felled too young...
  • Decorate your home with logs

    Looking for hygge or a stunning feature wall? Decorate with logs Looking for hygge or a stunning feature wall? Decorate with logs There's no better way of creating hygge in your home than the crackling of logs burning in the fireplace. It's the very definition of 'cosy warmth'. But if your fireplace doesn't function, or if you simply want to add the beauty of wooden logs to your decor, then read on. Be bug free The first thing to consider when choosing decorative logs is to make sure they're bug free The...
  • Are you looking for a new type of fuel?

    Are you tired of using conventional fireplace logs or house coal? If so, it might be time to try a new type of solid fuel. You might want to sample a more efficient fuel option, or simply opt for one that burns with a different aroma. Whatever you’re looking for, at Logs Direct, we can provide it. However, you may not know what your options are. That’s why we’ve created a list of lesser-known solid fuels that you may wish to try. You’re certain to find something to suit your needs in today’s blog entry. 1. Anthracite As our...
  • Brackenburn Brackettes - the new superfuel?

    If you're an avid fan of Countryfile, you'll have seen their recent report on Brackenburn Brackettes, a new fuel made from 100% bracken. Burning at temperatures hotter than oak, Brackettes are ultra-eco logs with a wealth of benefits for the countryside and your wood burning stove. A valuable fuel source Now available online in 10Kg bags in our store Bracken fern is Britain's most common fern. It is also a highly invasive species, spreading through underground rhizomes and shading out the habitat for rarer plants. Fresh green bracken also contains a potentially compound called ptaquiloside. This compound...
  • Tips to make a romantic log fire

    There’s something intrinsically romantic about curling up with your significant other by a roaring log fireplace. If you’re in a relationship, a real log fireplace is a great way to help keep the flame of romance alive. However, installing a log fireplace is only the first step. There are several ways you can make your fireplace even more romantic. And we’d like to discuss them in today’s blog entry. If you and your significant other want to ensure that your fireplace can create a loving, intimate atmosphere, these tips will help. 1. Choose the right type of firewood logs ...
  • Kiln dried logs will save you money

    Do you want to save money on your fuel bill without giving up firewood logs? High-efficiency fuels such as anthracite and wood pellets can help you reduce the amount of cash you have to spend to keep your home warm, but they don’t have the same timeless appeal as genuine firewood logs. If you want to heat your home with a roaring log fire at a reduced cost, you should consider switching to kiln dried logs. Undeniable aesthetic appeal Kiln dried logs have the same undeniable aesthetic appeal as logs which have been dried using more traditional methods. They...
  • Storing your logs this winter

    It’s always cheaper to buy your fuel in bulk, whether it’s coal, peat or firewood logs. If you’re running a stove, then there is no doubt you’ll get through a lot of whatever it is you’re burning. The question is, where do you store it? Keeping logs or other fuel in the house can quickly get cluttered and messy. But leave it outside and let it get wet and it won’t burn, rendering any monitory saving worthless. A log store is the perfect compromise. It offers shelter for your fuel, meaning it will burn effectively without having to bring all...

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