The Log Blog

All things firewood - news, special offers and opinions!
May 10, 2023
Unseasoned firewood now in stock!

Here at Pentland Biomass we are best known for our kiln dried firewood, but for those of you who have some extra space in your garden and want to get the best possible value logs, we now have unseasoned hardwoods logs for sale. These logs are our cheapest hardwood logs, and now is the best […]

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January 25, 2023
How should you store your firewood?

While our kiln dried firewood comes ready to burn. storing your logs incorrectly can cause them to get damp, particularly in the cold and wet Scottish winter! If you have purchased kiln dried logs, storing them correctly will ensure that the remain dry. If you are trying to season your own logs, good storage will […]

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November 21, 2022
Click and Collect Available now!

We now offer Click & Collect for all firewood other products in our shop. If you live in an area we don’t deliver to, or you would rather come and pick your order up at a time that suits you, you can now order online from our firewood shop and come and pick up your […]

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August 12, 2022
New firewood products in shop!

We have two new cost saving firewood mixes in our online shop. Air Seasoned Hardwood While most of our firewood is kiln dried, we now offer air seasoned hardwood firewood as a cheaper alternative.  This firewood has a higher moisture content than the recommended 20% maximum for burning, so it needs to be seasoned by […]

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June 17, 2022
What is moisture content and how is it calculated?

As I’m sure you all know, it is important that the moisture content of the wood you burn is low, and ideally below the magic number of 20%. If you burn wood with a high moisture content, your fire will be smoky, produce less heat and release more tar. Burning wet wood means your chimney […]

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March 31, 2022
Is it cheaper to heat your house with a woodburning stove or central heating? (2022)

A wood burning stove may feel like a luxury, but it may be cheaper to run than you think! While we love the warmth of having a real fire in our house, and wouldn’t be without our woodburning stove on a cold winter’s night, we couldn’t help but wonder… How much does it cost to […]

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January 21, 2022
Air VS Kiln Dried Firewood – which is best?

Freshly cut logs need drying out before they are ready to burn, but what's the best way to do it? Are air dried or kiln dried logs better?

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