Wood burning fires are certainly a delight, with their timeless natural lighting, heat and unmistakable gentle cracking. There are several types of logs and kindling on the market, each with distinctive properties. Kiln dried logs, for instance, have a moisture level of less than 20% and often come in large packs, for a long lasting supply. Logs with a lower amount of moisture (such as 10%) are available as well. Whereas some retailers will supply logs, which need no further splitting, this process is sometimes necessary for the types, which expand. Kindling can consist of dry wood (kiln dried, for instance) or a merger of wood and other materials, such as wax.
Chimney accessories vary according to the type of appliance you are using. For gas appliances, aside from the popular gas lighters, stainless steel gas liners of various dimensions are available, as well as easily fitted gas appliance adaptors. For stoves you can acquire stovepipes, which also differ in size and are made from top quality stainless steel, for a prolonged durability. Magnetic flue pipe thermometers, which indicate the optimal operating temperature for stoves, will also come in handy. And for undertaking regular maintenance, a professional stove glass cleaner is highly recommended.