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  • What not to burn in 2017

    Everyone loves a wood fire. They're romantic, comforting and warming. If you choose the right fuel they're also a green and sustainable option. But if you're a log fire newbie, how do you know what not to burn? Green wood Tip: buy a moisture meter and ensure your firewood is seasoned to below 21% moisture. If you make the mistake of burning logs that haven't been properly dried and seasoned, you'll soon know about it. They're difficult to light because they're still full of water, and they burn horribly throwing out plenty of smoke and particulates. Hardly...
  • 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...
  • Eco logs: their benefits vs. traditional firewood

    An increasing number of our customers ask us about Eco Logs, specifically, Blazers Eco Logs. But what exactly are Eco Logs and what are their benefits (and shortcomings) over traditional logs? As you may or may not be aware, Eco Logs are an eminently practical alternative to old-fashioned firewood logs. They are made from sawdust, wood-shavings (and other offcuts/ waste from the timber industry) that have been heated and mechanically-compressed to form a briquette of highly-concentrated calorie-dense fuel. They contain no artificial chemicals or additives — they are a pure organic biomass — and can...

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