by Tom


by Tom


best types of firewood

While burning seasoned firewood is important, the type of wood you burn will also affect the quality of your fire. What are the best types of firewood to burn in a fireplace? These are the best types of firewood because all

  • light easily,
  • produce a lot of heat,
  • split easily, and
  • emit minimal smoke.

9 Best Types of Firewood

  1. Ash
  2. Red oak
  3. White oak
  4. Beech
  5. Birch
  6. Hickory
  7. Sugar maple (hard maple)
  8. Pecan
  9. Dogwood

For more information on how well different types of wood burn, visit the Forest Products Laboratory website.

birch logs



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