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The Pros and Cons of Timber Fencing

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Timber fences: pros and cons, styles, and maintenance tips

Why Larch Boards Are Good For Decking

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Larch is a common choice for decking, cladding, joinery, and more. Learn about its characteristics, treatment tips, strengths, and weaknesses.

How to choose the best firewood?

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Best to worst firewood in the UK - learn how hardwood and softwood rank, what moisture content is legally permitted, and other essential tips.

Luxury Wood & The Supply Chain Saga

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Many of you will have read the headlines that the UK economy is experiencing multiple challenges due to the many events having an adverse effect on supply chains. The media is currently sending almost continuous hype, we are told that there will be no turkeys left, supermarket shelves will be empty, and the pump stations left dry! Meanwhile, the haulage industry has urged Boris Johnson to step up efforts to tackle a shortage of 100,000 HGV driver

The Luxury Wood Company ensures wood fuel is Ready to Burn.

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As a national provider of woodfuel, Luxury Wood is making it easy for customers to find wood fuels that have been certified as Ready to Burn and that meet new legal requirements that come into force from 1 May 2021 in England.

Kiln-Dried Wood Logs: Explained. Buying Guide.

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What is kiln-dried wood, and how is it made? The method of fast-drying wood logs in a kiln is what we call "kiln drying." This artificial yet highly effective process of drying out logs takes four to seven days. The kiln drying draws the moisture content from the wood logs, an alternative to "air drying" or "seasoning."You might ask yourself, why would someone use an artificial way to create kiln-dried logs?

NOTICE REGARDING NOVEMBER 2020 LOCKDOWN 2.0

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Luxury Wood, as a fuel provider, is considered an Essential Supplier under government guidelines and we will not be ceasing our warehouse or delivery operations unless there is a change in the guidance. However, as during the Spring lockdown, we would like to advise everyone that:

Luxury Wood Customers’ Garden Sleepers Projects

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In this article, we share with you some of our favourite garden sleepers projects! All of the oak sleepers photos have been sent to us by Luxury Wood customers.

Biomass Wood Pellets - What are they Made Of And Used For?

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Do you use biomass pellets for heating? Maybe you should! Find out more about wood pellets, how are they made and what can they be used for in this article.

Top 7 Ideas For Using Railway Sleepers In The Garden

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Are you ready to improve your garden’s aesthetics with oak sleepers? Check out these seven ideas for using railway sleepers in the garden.

Building With Railway Sleepers - How To Cut, Lay and Join Garden Sleepers

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Building with railways sleepers? Check out our guide and learn how to cut, lay and fix your oak sleepers for the perfect landscaping projects.

Important: COVID-19 UK Lockdown and Luxury Wood

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Due to the recent outbreak and worsening situation of COVID-19 we are asking all of our customers to be aware of the following.

UPDATE: DEFRA WET WOOD AND HOUSE COAL BAN

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Plans to phase out sales of the most polluting solid fuels, namely house coal and wet wood, have been confirmed as part of a drive to reduce the pollutants known as PM2.5, which can penetrate deep into lungs and blood and cause health problems.

With Your Help The Luxury Wood Company Donated Over £2,000 to Australian Red Cross

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We donated £10 for all orders above £100 placed on our website from 20 January until 26 January 2020. Together with your help, we donated over £2,000 to Australian Red Cross.

The Ultimate Guide To Storing Kiln Dried Logs Outside or Inside

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Want to know how to store kiln dried logs outside or inside? Read our ultimate guide on the best way to store firewood.

The Pros and Cons of Seasoned Logs and Kiln Dried Logs

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Seasoned vs Kiln Dried Firewood - The Pros and Cons Explained

Smokeless coal - what is it?

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Smokeless coals have an anthracite base which is the type of coal formation that has aged longer than almost any other. The very high proportion of carbon (usually over 97%) and absence of volatile materials in smokeless anthracite fuels means that they do not give off thick smoke when burnt.

Cooking with wood - using your stove to maximum

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It has probably crossed your mind that the heat emanating from your wood burning stove could be used for other things, along with heating your home. Cooking on top of your burner is a definite possibility if the appliance is suitable.

Fire and early humans

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There is some evidence that suggests humans were using fire some 1.9 million years ago. Stronger scientific evidence supports that at least 400,000 years ago, early humans had learned to control fire to their advantage.

Wood pellets - a convinient and clean way to heat your home

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The wood pellet industry is exploding in North America and Europe, due to an increasing number of customers seeking a clean-burning and sustainable form of energy. Due to their density and quality, wood pellets can provide the cleanest burn with the lowest ash of all wood fuels.

Kiln dried frirewood is the best option

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Green wood (that is, wood that has been freshly cut) can take one to two years in the open air to season well enough for burning as fuel. Because we want our customers to be able to order wood that is ready to use all year round, we ONLY sell kiln dried wood.

So your chimneys I sweep, in soot I sleep

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Hence, the best way to ensure your chimney is cleaned correctly is to make sure you engage a member of the Guild of Master Chimney Sweeps. Unlike some European countries, anyone in the UK can claim they are a chimney sweep.