The winter season is well and truly on its way, the dark, cold nights are drawing in fast so now is the time to start thinking about getting your firewood ready, preparing your Firewood Rack and sorting out a place to store all of your firewood. To get the best from your firewood you need to be putting it in a waterproof storage so that your firewood can dry out ready to burn and provide the warmth that is going to be well and truly needed over the winter. There are many different ways of storing your firewood but having space to store wood indoors would be very few and far between so the storage will have to be outdoors but the problem is that it is difficult to keep the firewood dry and ready to put straight on to the fire.
So, what ways are available to keep wood dry during outdoor storage? Having a firewood rack that also comes with a waterproof cover is certainly a very good place to start. The main priority is to keep the wood dry and ready for use and having a waterproof cover that fits the firewood rack perfectly is the ultimate solution to protecting firewood from all the different weather elements that are prevalent in the winter season. Outdoor storage is also much more readily available than indoor storage so having a firewood rack with a waterproof cover seems like the ideal solution to wood storage.
A firewood rack can be made in a variety of styles and so the best thing to do is to decide which style is most suited to the space that you have available. You can also do your very best to match the firewood rack to your décor and instead of it becoming an eye sore taking up space in your garden it can be made to be a feature or fitted in to a space that is less likely to cause visual upset. The best thing about starting a new with a firewood rack is that you can make it fit your space and you can start collecting and making your firewood store full ready for use.
Having an outdoor firewood rack will mean that you will have to think about having a log holder inside the house instead of having out go out and carry some logs in throughout the day ,so it may also be worth considering where you would store your logs once you have brought them in to the house. The idea of having the fire on is to keep the house warm so you will not want to be going in and out from the garden to be collecting pieces of wood every half an hour and letting all the heat out of the house. Having a log holder indoors is a very good idea for storing smaller amounts of wood and it will be ready to burn straight from your waterproof store outside from the garden.