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How to store my wood?

How to store my wood logs?

Using dry wood is essential to optimize the operation of your fireplace or wood stove. The moisture content must be less than 20%.

Your wood must be stored in a dry and ventilated place. For this, the ideal is to store your logs under a shelter, leaving the sides open for ventilation to be effective. For optimal storage, lay your wood on a pallet or wooden battens. Do not put your logs on the ground, the air must flow under your wood.

If your logs are poorly stored, the wood may rot due to moisture. If the humidity level is too high, the wood loses all its energy efficiency.

How to store my wood pellets?

Wood pellets are stored as 15 kg bags. The pellets are delivered in one go, annually. They must have a moisture content of less than 10%.

It is easily subject to moisture and must be stored in a suitable place. Therefore, wood pellets should be stored in a dry place and away from a heat source.

Wood pellets should be stored indoors, in your garage or storeroom, for example. And they must stay in their original packaging. It is imperative to avoid any contact with the water. From then on, they become unsuitable for consumption.

Source: Flamme Verte