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Ask your chimney sweep how to build and maintain a top-burn fire where you lay up seasoned firewood in criss-cross fashion with the biggest logs at the bottom, graduating to fine kindling at the top. It's an old-time technique from Europe that gives you a longer- lasting, cleaner-burning fire and can be utilized for both fireplaces and stoves Try it; we think you'll like it!

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FIREWOOD CHART courtesy of SOLID FLUE Chimney Systems.

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THE CHIMNEY SWEEP
Orangeville Ontario Canada
call us at (519) 941 - 5213
Fax at (519) 941 - 0033
or contact us at

thechimneysweep@sympatico.ca
WESTERN TREES WESTERN TREES WESTERN TREES
Type of tree-Density-comments Type of tree-Density-comments Type of tree-Density-comments
Alpine Fir-Easy to split resinous poor fuel Arizona Cypress-Aromatic easy to Split resinous Balsam Poplar-Easy to split poor fuel
Bigleaf Maple-Easy to Split fair fuel Bitter Cherry-Easy to Split fair fuel Black Cottonwood-Easy to split fair fuel
Black Spruce-Easy to split resinous fair fuel Blueberry Elder-Easy to split fair fuel Blue Oak-Slow burning excellent fuel
Blue Spruce-Easy to split resinous poor fuel Brown Birch-Easy to Split good fuel Bur Oak-Difficult to split excellent fuel
Cafifornia Buckeye-Easy to split fair fuel Canoe Cedar-Easy to split resinous fair fuel cascara Buckthorn-Easy to split good fuel
Chittamwood-Easy to split good fuel Coast Madrano-Easy to split excellent fuel Coast Redwood-Easy to split poor fuel
Desert Catalpa-good fuel Desert lronwood-Very hard to slit cut excellent fuel Desert Smoketree-No need to split fair fuel
Douglas Fir-Easy to Split resinous fair fuel Dwarf Maplet-Easy to split good fuel Elephant Tree-Aromatic, resinous
Engefmann Spruce-Easy to split poor fuel Fire Cherry-Aromatic easy to split fair fuel Gambel Oak-Excellent fuel
Grand Fir-Easy to split resinous poor fuel Incense Cedar-Aromatic easy to split resinous Macnab Cypress-Aromatic easy to split resinous
Mountain Ash-Easy to Spilt fair fuel Mountain Elder-No need to Split good fuel Mountain Hemlock-Easy to split resinous poor fuel
Netleaf Hackberry-No need to Split good fuel New Mexican Locust-No need to split excellent fuel Noble Fir-Easy to Splrt resinous poor fuel
Oregon Alder-Easy to split good fuel Oregon Ash-Easy to split good fuel Oregon Crab Apple-Easy to Split good fuel
Oregon White Oak-Excellent fuel Osage Orange-Aromatic easy to Split good fuel Pacific Dogwood-Excellent fuel
Port Orford Cedar-Aromatic easy to split, resinous Retama-No need to split good fuel Silver Fir-Easy to split resinous poor fuel
Sika Spruce-Easy to split resinous poor fuel Sugar Pine-Easy to split poor fuel Tan Oak-Easy to split excellent fuel
Trembling Aspen-Easy to Split fair fuel True Mesquite-Aromatic excellent fuel Utah Juniper-Aromatic resinous
Valley Oak-Easy to split excellent fuel Velvet Ash-Easy to Split excellent fuel Vine Maple-Easy to Split excellent fuel
Western Chinquapin-Easy to split good fuel Western Hemlock-Easy to Split resinous fair fuel Western Larch-Easy to split good fuel
Western Mulberry-Difficult to Split excellent fuel Western Soapberry-Easy to split excellent fuel Western Sugar Maple-Easy to split excellent fuel
Western Sycamore-Difficult to Split fair fuel Whitebark Pine-Easy to split resinous poor fuel White Fir-Easy to split resinous poor fuel
White Pine-Easy to Split resinous poor fuel Wild Red Plum-Aromatic easy to split good fuel Wild Pacific Plum -Aromatic good fuel
Willows-No need to split fair fuel Yellow Oak-Easy to split excellent fuel Yellow Pine-Easy to split resinous
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