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The lower the moisture content of your firewood the more efficiently it will burn. Freshly cut wood can have a moisture content as high as 67% of its total weight. Using this on your wood burning stove for example would require double the amount of logs than those with a lower moisture content. This is because more energy is required to displace the excess moisture in the wood.

Properly dried firewood that has a moisture content of 20% or lower will generate twice as much heat as equivalent pieces of wood.

Generally, softwoods have a higher green moisture content than hardwoods. Ash only has around 33% moisture content when felled - making it one of the best species for seasoning as it dries relatively quickly.

At Lakes Kiln Dried logs, we source our wood locally and can therefore offer a range of mostly hardwood logs. These are kiln dried at our base near Barrow-in-Furness to provide logs with a moisture content of 20% or less making them perfectly suited for wood burning stoves, log burners, chimineas and pizza ovens!

A quick test to check if your wood fuel is dry and ready to burn ...
Bang the logs together.

Do they made a hollow sound?  - They are dry and good to use.

Dull thud? - They are too wet to be efficient and burn cleanly.

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  • Kiln Dried Log delivery charges‚Ķ

    • Free delivery: LA12, LA13, LA14, LA15, LA16, LA17, 
    • £10 delivery (per bag): LA7, LA8, LA9, LA11, LA18, LA20, LA21, LA22, LA23
    • £20.00 delivery (per bag): LA1, LA2, LA3, LA4, LA5, LA6, LA10, LA19, & All CA Postcodes
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Greaves Tree Services Limited t/a Lakes Kiln Dried Logs is a limited company registered in England and Wales 08920719. VAT Reg. No. 881500827. Registered office: 53 Coronation Drive, Dalton-In-Furness, Cumbria, LA15 8QJ