Firewood Logs For Sale East Devon

Kiln Dried Ash Logs

Local Family Business

Moisture Content Below 20%

Ready To Burn

Free Delivery

Contact our friends at

“The Devon Log Store”

Logs For Sale East Devon

Telephone 01297 680 150  –  07970 252148
Please mention Devon Arborists when calling.

Logs For Sale East Devon

Logs For Sale East Devon – Kiln dried ash firewood logs with moisture content of less than 20% perfect for open fires and wood burning stoves.

Logs For Sale East Devon

Firewood Log Delivery Area.

Sidmouth, Tipton St John, Ottery St Mary, Gittisham, Honiton, Sidbury, Offwell, Northleigh, Shute, Branscombe, Beer, Colyton, Colyford, Seaton, Kilmington, Axminster, Musbury, Rousdon.


To get the very best from your logs it is vital to store them in the best possible way.

By doing this, your fire will light easier, burn hotter, keep your chimney cleaner and be more environmentally friendly. It will also SAVE YOU MONEY !

Your logs should be kept somewhere dry and airy before use, certainly not somewhere that rain could fall on them.

In an ideal world, and this will really make a difference, try to store your log supply for two weeks inside your house before use, the warmth and low humidity will really make a big difference to the performance to your fire or wood burning stove.


No matter how dry your logs are when delivered, if they are stored in a damp environment they will absorb moisture and reduce the efficientcy of your fire.

Firewood Logs For Sale East Devon


Why High Quality Dry Firewood Logs Are Vital

Logs For Sale East Devon

Burning properly dry wood in a wood-burning stove or open fire is essential for several reasons, primarily related to efficiency, safety, and environmental impact.

Firstly, dry wood is crucial for achieving optimal combustion efficiency. When wood contains excess moisture, a significant portion of the energy released during burning is used to evaporate that moisture rather than producing heat. This results in a less efficient and less effective burning process, reducing the heat output and overall performance of the wood-burning appliance. Dry wood, on the other hand, ignites more easily and burns more efficiently, providing a higher heat output and better fuel economy.

Moreover, using dry wood is essential for the safety of both the users and the wood-burning system. Wet or unseasoned wood tends to produce more creosote—a tar-like substance that can accumulate in the chimney or flue. Creosote is highly flammable and can lead to chimney fires, posing a significant risk to the structure and inhabitants of a home. Burning dry wood minimizes creosote buildup, thus reducing the risk of chimney fires and ensuring a safer and more secure wood-burning experience.

In addition to safety concerns, burning properly dried wood contributes to the longevity and maintenance of wood-burning appliances. Wet wood can create more soot and ash, leading to increased maintenance requirements and potential damage to the stove or fireplace. Regular use of wet wood may result in the deterioration of the combustion chamber, flue, or other components, necessitating costly repairs or replacements. Opting for dry wood helps to maintain the longevity and efficiency of the wood-burning system, ensuring it operates effectively for an extended period.


Environmental considerations also play a crucial role in the choice of burning dry wood. Burning wet or unseasoned wood releases higher levels of particulate matter, carbon monoxide, and other pollutants into the air compared to burning dry wood. These emissions contribute to air pollution and can have adverse effects on both local air quality and the broader environment. By using properly dried wood, individuals can minimise their environmental impact and contribute to cleaner air and a healthier atmosphere.

Furthermore, the responsible use of dry wood aligns with sustainability principles. Properly seasoned wood comes from well-managed and sustainable sources. Harvesting and using wood from sustainably managed forests support the replenishment of natural resources and maintain ecological balance. This contrasts with the potential environmental consequences associated with burning wet wood, which may encourage unsustainable logging practices and contribute to deforestation.

In summary, burning properly dry wood in wood-burning stoves or open fires is necessary for reasons spanning efficiency, safety, maintenance, environmental impact, and sustainability. By prioritizing the use of dry wood, individuals can enjoy a more effective and safer heating experience while minimising their environmental footprint and promoting responsible resource management.

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