As summer approaches, many people are preparing for camping and glamping trips. One essential element of these outdoor adventures is a campfire. But what type of wood should you use for your campfire?
Following on from the Clean Air Strategy 2019, the government has released details of how it will be counteracting the negative pollutant effects that result from the UK’s emissions of PM2.5. These tiny particles are known to cause very serious health problems when breathed in and, as a result, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs are seeking ways to reduce them.
Peat briquettes are becoming more and more popular with fire lovers up and down the country as an alternative to logs and coal – it gives very little smoke and has a unique aroma when burned that many have fallen for.
Over the past couple of decades, Britain’s fallen in love with wood-fired pizzas and discovered the extra flavour a wood-smoked barbecue can impart. The result is that smoking food is no longer something only restaurants and the most dedicated of fishermen do. Instead, it’s something anyone with room to set up a smoker has thought about doing.
Getting the perfect fire going in your fireplace or stove can take a little time, especially if you’re not yet used to lighting fires or feel out of practice. We recommend that you practice often, with plenty of roaring fires! However, most of all, we thought we’d offer a few tips.
There are two key ways to prepare your firewood for a modern wood burning stove, they can be Placed in a modern commercial Biomass fired kiln where careful monitoring with specialist equipment is needed to reduce the moisture in as little as 12-16 days to the required level, but it is a very expensive option.