Logs Direct Blog

  • The Aughton Pudding Festival 2013

    You'd have to be a giant pudding not to use Logs Direct to get your home fuels, which makes us sponsoring this upcoming local event particularly appropriate. We're lending our name to the Aughton Pudding Festival, which takes place this bank holiday Monday (26 August) and will include the unveiling of a tasty Christmas pudding weighing in at around a ton. It includes a secret ingredient known only to a local family - even Heston Blumenthal tried, unsuccessfully, to find out what it is! The festival takes place just down the road from Logs Direct in the Lancashire...
  • The Benefits of Wood Pellets for Your Home

    Across the world, the fight is on to reduce carbon emissions and switch from fossil fuels to renewable energy. Wind farms, hydroelectric power plants and solar power have all received plenty of press coverage and there are government initiatives galore to encourage people to install solar panels and windmills onto their roofs. However, people seem to have forgotten that one of the traditional solid fuels is renewable if managed and used correctly; wood. Wood pellets are a carbon neutral, 100% renewable source of energy, with no additives and a very low ash production. In particular, the wood pellets we...
  • Approved Woodfuel Merchants

    As a provider of solid fuels across the whole of Britain, we at Logs Direct see it as part of our corporate responsibility to minimise the impact our fuels have on the environment and improve the product received by our customers as much as possible. Over the years we have become approved by the FSC as responsible foresters, the Coal Traders Association as Approved Coal Merchants, and we have even received support from the Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). We are pleased to announce that we have one more accreditation to add to that list...
  • Take Advantage of Spring Time with Logs Direct

    Even though it’s sunny out, we’re still very aware that it’s winter here at Logs Direct. The thermometer still reads ‘chilly’ and the fire’s still lit. To make sure all our customers keep warm until the temperature heats up we’ve got some great fuel on sale. And of course, we’ve still got a range of coal for sale to keep your homes heated. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner and the forecast set for ‘cold’, what could be nicer than cosying up together in front of an open fire with real kiln dried logs to burn? You could...
  • Spring 2013 With Logs Direct

    Well, with the sun having been out a whopping two days in a row, and Valentine’s Day being just around the corner, winter must finally be coming to an end, and you know what that means; spring will be here soon and spring time brings out a whole host of fresh opportunities. Speaking of Valentine’s Day, why not forgo the conventional this year and instead of getting your significant other the usual chocolates and a card, have a look at our range of BBQs for sale. Encouraging someone to take up a new hobby that you can both get...
  • Sure Fire Tips for Fuel Economy

    When every pound in the week’s budget is important, getting the most out of everything is something people are really focusing on in this post-Christmas period. One sure fire way to save money is making sure you’re generating the most heat as possible from your fuel. If you’re burning high quality kiln dried hardwood logs then you’re already heading in the right direction, but here’re some tips to get the maximum heat for your spend. We’ve already said it once but the first step to fuel economy is burning high quality hardwood logs with 20% moisture content at most...
  • Logs Direct's New Gift Vouchers for Firewood

    Here at Logs Direct, we love to hear back from our customers and value any feedback you send us. It was great to hear people’s responses to the previous news update – some of the stories people told us about unwanted presents really had us laughing. It was also lovely to hear the feedback about our “unusual gift vouchers”. When we came up with the idea for gift vouchers, we envisaged all kinds of uses for them, and some of our customers certainly seem to have agreed with us, with words such as “revolutionary”, “brilliant” and “unique” being used...
  • Keep Your Winter Warm with Logs Direct

    Everything this year so far suggests that we’re going to have a chilly Christmas in 2012 in the UK. With the temperature set to drop this month, especially during the evenings and other hours of darkness, it’s getting more and more important to make sure you’re prepared to face the chill. Here at Logs Direct, we always like to make sure we stock up with seasoned hardwood logs throughout November and December so that during the hectic time around Christmas and New Year it’s one less thing to worry about. The seasoned wood is really thematic around this time...
  • Top Five Tips for Choosing a Coal Burning Stove from Logs Direct

    Here at Logs Direct, we may specialise in selling coal and other fuel, but we also have a keen knowledge of the appliances which use that fuel, and trust us when we say that there are a lot of them. With these pieces of expert advice, you should be well on your way to choosing the stove that’s right for you. What’s the Use? Probably the most important thing to consider is whether you plan on using the stove to heat just the one room, or if it’s going to supplement the heating of the whole house. If...
  • Things to Consider When Looking for a Wood-Burning Stove

    With so many different models and designs of wood burning stove on the market, it can be difficult to choose one which is right for your needs. Here at Logs Direct we are industry experts in all things to do with solid fuels and our knowledge doesn’t stop with the fuels themselves- we’ve also got a great understanding of the appliances which our customers burn our fuels in. Here are a few of our hints and tips for selecting a wood-burning stove which you should be aware of. Think about what you want to use the stove for ...

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