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Is willow a good wood to burn in a fireplace?

Answer . Though willow is considered a hardwood, it doesn't burn as wellas some other hardwoods that burn well in fireplaces, such asapple, beech, eucalyptus, hickory, maple, oak, and more. Additional response - It depends upon what you mean by good. Seasoned (dried) Willow willburn just fine in (MORE)

Is it safe to burn wood with varnish in a fireplace?

NO! Thats Highly dangerous as varnished, painted, and green treatedwoods release terrible toxins as they burn. Residue from treatedwood sticks to the chiminey liner, if enough is burned, a liquidform of the residue will acumulate and run down the chimney liner. Never burn painted, stained, or treat (MORE)

Can you burn olive wood in the fireplace?

Answer . Yes. And it gives off a lovely smell, too.. Answer . Olive wood is a very hard, condensed wood. It is very hard to catch alight, but once it burns, it does so for a long time and gives off a lot of heat.

Is rhododendron a good wood to burn in a fireplace?

ANSWER: Live rhodendron contains gryanotoxin, which is poisonous if ingested. When burned the gryanotoxin is destroyed at temperatures of 300 degres and above, and no evidence of toxicity has been found in the smoke or coals of the rhododendron plant. It is a hard long-burning wood and can be used (MORE)

Can you burn Bradford Pear wood in the fireplace?

Yes! you can burn any wood, if you are burning for supplementary heat anyway. If wood is your only heat source, i would suggest oak, locust, or hickory. they are the best. easy to split and produce a lot of heat and last a while. cherry is a good one too. Bradford pear is decent wood. i rank it as a (MORE)

What are good woods to burn in a fireplace?

Softwoods, such as pine and fir will light easily, but burn quickly. Seasoned hardwood (cut, split, and allowed to dry for 6-12 months) will give you the longest lasting fires- Ash, Hickory, Oak, Beech, and Locust are among the best. Do not burn scrap treated lumber- the chemicals used to make it re (MORE)

Is it safe to burn Mulberry wood in fireplace?

I have mulberry tree in my back yard. YES it's safe to burn in fireplace. i even smoke briskets, ribs, bbq all kinds of meat with it. (IT'S SAFE) (: im living proof.. I have mulberry tree in my back yard. YES it's safe to burn in fireplace. i even smoke briskets, ribs, bbq all kinds of meat with (MORE)

Is Ash a good wood to burn in a fireplace?

Ash is excellent source of firewood. The best thing about it is you dont have to season it. Just split and burn. Always season your wood before burning, even Ash. Wet wood reduces the temperature of the primary burn (and hence the heat produced) and the rising steam can extinguish the secondary bu (MORE)

Can you burn apple wood in a fireplace?

Yes, you can burn apple wood in a fireplace. It generates verylittle smoke and hotter than normal firewood. It is a good heatoutput with a small visible flame and ideal for wood-fire. It is asafely and efficiently burned in fireplace.

Is pine a good wood to burn in your fireplace?

Pine burns faster than hard wood, and leaves almost no coals so it's less heat efficient. Pine creates more sparks than hard wood so a good fireplace screen is essential and be aware that more sparks may ignite kreasote build-up in your chimney. On the plus side, cured pine usually has a brighter fl (MORE)

Can you burn pressure treated wood in the fireplace?

Do not burn pressure-treated wood . Wood treated with water-borne preservatives must not be burned because combustion breaks the unique bond formed between the preservative solution and the wood. When this bond is destroyed, the components of the preservative can be released in the form of ash an (MORE)

Is butternut wood good to burn in a fireplace?

Butternut is one of the low heating energy fuels and needs to be seasoned well due to high moisture content. But it is hardwood and the heating energy is not that different that you will notice it significantly.

Can you burn oak wood in the fireplace?

Oak is a dense wood that burns nicely and puts off lots of heat. It should be dry (generally 1 year) after cutting and not green (freshly cut). Be aware that if oak wilt was the reason the try was cut, it can spread by even having the wood on your property. Burning the wood supposedly is Ok, but it (MORE)

Is lilac a good wood for burning in a fireplace?

I've burnt lilac. It's a very hard and very dense wood that burns well and very slowly but needs to be well seasoned. As it usually comes from a small tree, the diameter should be relatively small so it shouldn't take an age to dry out. The stuff I burnt had been drying for several years, so how lon (MORE)

Is sycamore good wood to burn in a fireplace?

Sycamore is Non-Toxic ,and a Hardwood. Let it dry out 6 months or more,and you should be OK Sycamore burns OK when seasoned for 6 months but is an absolute pig to split. They used to make wooden chisel handles from sycamore. Why? Because it doesn't split when you hit it with a hammer.

Is eucalyptus a good wood to burn in the fireplace?

Yes, eucalyptus burns hot and slow, so it's good for fireplaces and wood stoves. e. Eucalyptus is slow to catch, though, so it's not a good starter wood. But if you put it on a started fire, it'll burn for a long time.

Can a wood burning stove be change to a wood burning fireplace?

Yes wood burning stove is an excellent way to heat our home and itis a good alternative of wood fireplaces. Wood burning stove ismore efficient than fireplace at heating a room or home with thesame amount of wood. The installation cost of wood burning stove ischeaper than open fireplaces. With wood (MORE)

What is the best wood to burn in a fireplace?

Hard and dryed woods like oak. Soft woods like pine can coat the insides of your chiminy and can cause a fire. Very important to let your wood dry for at least a year after cutting down a tree for this reason.

Can you burn wood in a gas fireplace?

This question really can't be answered in a cut and dry fashion, because it truly depends on the specific fireplace, and chimny/stove pipe setup you're dealing with. It is possible that a gas fireplace could be, or could have been built that would allow for safe wood burning, but without knowing the (MORE)

How do you convert a coal fireplace to a wood burning fireplace?

remove burnt coal, replace with seasoned firewood The above will not work! If you've ever seen a coal fireplace you would realize it is MUCH smaller than a wood burning fireplace. It would require major changes, probably not possible. A normal fireplace will burn either coal or wood or a mixtur (MORE)

Is Honeysuckle a good wood to burn in a fireplace?

I have a large honeysuckle that I cut down with some limbs 3-4 inches in diameter. The small sticks work well as kindling and the bigger pieces burn nice, I would guess about half as well heat wise as white oak. It works well in a pinch. As it is a fast grower, I may plant some for a quick source. (MORE)

Can you burn Sugargum wood in a fireplace?

Various gum trees make for fairly decent fireword. Not as good as oak or hickory, but better than cottonwood pine or fir. Many species of gum are a pain to split, but once split burn OK.

Is pine good wood to burn in a fireplace?

Pine will make great kindling- to light the fire. However, it will burn very quickly, produce few coals for long lasting heat, and produces a lot of creosote that will need to be cleaned from your chimney. It would be a good idea to keep a little dry pine for kindling, but find a good hardwood such (MORE)

When wood burns in a fireplace mass is lost?

No, mass is an innate property of matter, and matter can not be destroyed in a chemical reaction. Although after the fire the remains (ashes) weigh less than the original wood, the fire has also produced CO2, Carbon (soot/smoke) and H2O as gases and this is where the mass that was once part of the w (MORE)

Is there a list of woods to burn in a fireplace?

There are a number of websites that offer information on the best wood for heating. Generally, hardwoods such as Ash, Oak, and Hickory will be the very best. Softwoods such as pine and fir will have low heat values, burn up quickly, and produce a lot of creosote (but makes good kindling) There are a (MORE)

How do you convert a gas fireplace into a wood burning fireplace?

first off you need to turn off the gas then, cap the gas line then remove the gas line and the vent pipes up in the chimney, then remove the insert or gas log, then install damper doors, put on a suitable door to the fireplace, and put a basket in the fireplace to hold the wood The above paragrap (MORE)

Is locust a good wood to burn in a fireplace?

It is a GREAT wood for wood stoves, with heat values similar to anthracite coal. However, it has a tendency to "spit" burning coals a good distance. Be sure to use a screen, be careful of health issues some folks have with bark. (skin contact)

How do you keep my wood burning in a gas fireplace?

Gas fireplaces are not intended to burn wood. A gas ASSISTED fireplace can burn either gas or wood. ONLY if that is the type you have should you try to burn wood. Be sure damper to the flue is open, and that wood is dry,

How hot does a wood burning fireplace burn wood?

At the same temperature as a stove or a campfire. The heat that is produced by wood burning is not dependent on in what it is burned. The question is how well that device heats the room in which it is located.

Is cherry wood safe to burn in your fireplace?

Any kind of wood is safe to burn in your fireplace as long as its dried to approx 18% moisture content, and does not contain any man made chemicals like pressure treated wood. Lumber should also be avoided for anything other then a firestarter because its dried to 5% and can over fire and damage som (MORE)

Is spruce good wood to burn in a fireplace?

Spruce will make great kindling- to light the fire. However, it will burn very quickly, produce few coals for long lasting heat, and produces a lot of creosote that will need to be cleaned from your chimney. It would be a good idea to keep a little dry spruce for kindling, but find a good hardwood s (MORE)

Can martin a42 fireplace burn wood?

Check with Martin for an owner's manual. Unless a fireplace is specifically rated as multi-fuel, a gas fireplace cannot safely burn wood.

How can you find a fireplaces that allow wood burning?

If one would prefer not to go to the expense of having a mason build a brick fireplace, it is possible to purchase a wood burning fireplace and have it professionally installed. There are fireplace stores such as Woodland Direct and Napoleon Fireplaces sell them, as do home improvement stores like (MORE)