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Redesigning your garden for the summer? With the hot weather picking up, you’ll be thinking of spending much more time outdoors – and summer is a fantastic time to take on landscaping projects that help you make more of your outdoor space. If you’re planning garden parties, love to cook outdoors or just want some […]

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Here at Logs Direct, we believe that cooking on wood creates a unique and unparalleled flavour that’s the epitome of quality for diners. If you agree, and if you run a restaurant and serve wood and charcoal-cooked dishes to your customers, why not see if you’ve got what it takes to win a ‘Woody’? What’s […]

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In this article Logs Direct share their wisdom on how to store your kiln dried firewood as well as introducing their excellent range of log stores.  You can read the full article on kiln dried wood storage here.

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With winter well on its way, children across the nation are looking forward to schools closed by snow, snowball fights in the park and fun times with friends building snowmen. While many adults may be secretly looking forward to snowball fights, this anticipation is tempered by the memories of the horrors of last year’s harsh […]

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We reckon that when world-famous hauliers Eddie Stobart named their first truck ‘Twiggy’ they must have known one day they would be signing up to distribute our firewood! Logs Direct has just started using these leading hauliers for some of our National distribution work. From Lands End to John O’Groats the world famous trucks will be […]

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With energy costs continuing to rise and no sign yet of a viable low cost alternative, more and more people are switching back to traditional methods of heating their home. Open fires and wood burning stoves are becoming increasingly popular and, as a result, the wood industry has enjoyed steady growth in recent years. Aside […]

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Kiln drying involves the introduction of heat to reduce the water content of the firewood. Heat is traditionally provided by gas or electric heating, by steam heat exchangers or via solar power. Most log drying kilns operate at temperatures of up to 110 degrees Celsius, with typical log drying times of 1-2 weeks. A kiln […]