What is Kiln-Dried Firewood?
Kiln-dried firewood is wood that has been artificially dried in a kiln to reduce its moisture content. This process involves placing the wood in a high-temperature environment to remove excess moisture, typically bringing the moisture content down to less than 20%. Kiln-dried firewood is desirable for burning because it ignites easily, produces more heat, and creates less smoke and creosote buildup compared to firewood with higher moisture levels.
What are the Benefits of Kiln-Dried Firewood?
Kiln-dried firewood offers several benefits over traditional firewood that has not been properly dried. Here are some of the advantages: