Monthly Archives: July 2017

  • Thank You for Coming to Logfest!

    Thank You for Coming to Logfest! We held Logfest on the 22nd July to raise money for one of our favourite charities – Nurture Lakeland, who are looking to build a dedicated conservation area for the much-loved Red Squirrel. We’ve been working with Nurture Lakeland for some time now – we offer any customer who orders over the phone the opportunity to donate and a promise that we’ll match that donation – because we believe in their cause. Charity Begins at Home Logfest was a great success and we’d like to take a moment to personally thank everybody who...
  • Have You Found the Best Bedding for your Horse?

    Keeping your horse comfortable isn’t something anybody wants to skimp on. Like any beloved pet or service animal, we want to keep our family friends in the best state possible – and making sure your horse or horses have the best bedding available is important for that. So what’s the right way to go about this? Wood and Water Our solution uses wood pellets – made by heating the wood to dry it out much further than usual, then pressurising that wood into a pellet. No glues or additives are used; the pressure is enough. You add a...
  • Why Use Kiln Dried Logs?

    As the joy of a log fire in the winter is rediscovered by more and more of the UK year on year, it’s important to help newcomers to the log fire lifestyle understand how to make the most of it. We’re often asked why people would kiln dry logs before burning them, and it’s always asked by people who’ve ever never experienced a fire built with kiln dried logs or who don’t know that they have. What Makes Kiln Drying Effective? Each log, when cut, has a different level of internal moisture content. Logs with more moisture burn...
  • Do you know what charcoal is best for your barbecue?

    Now that summer is safely under the way, it’s time to seize the day and plan for your barbecue. That said, a British summer is always hard to plan around. The weather could turn for the worse at any minute. Lumpwood When it comes to charcoal, you have numerous options available for you. For the barbecue enthusiast that wants a more traditional edge to their outdoor cooking, lumpwood charcoal is your answer. This is a fast-lighting, hot and clean solution, though it burns up quicker than the alternative. Briquettes Briquettes are the best solution for the professional BBQ user.  They’re...
  • Don’t Miss Out on Logs Direct’s Log Fest

    On Saturday the 22nd July, Logs Direct will play host to Log Fest, a fun day out for all the family – and you’re all invited! With children’s’ entertainment laid on, music being performed and tours of our log yard and our production facility (including the chance to see kiln-drying logs), this is a great opportunity for a day out like no other. Your children will be eager beavers to see how firewood is made – and to help save the red squirrel.   Save the Squirrel Yes, that’s right – this event is in support of...

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