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Monday, 15 March 2021

Wood and lighting materials for your fire are available in countless places nowadays.  From your local garage, supermarket or even garden centre.  So why should you buy your fuel supplies from N I FUELS DIRECT?


When you purchase a bag of wood that is not kiln dried, you  will definitely pay less for it, but it will cost you more in the short and longer term.

Moisture greatly effects the burning process of wood. If for example, a log retaining 50% moisture is burnt at high temperature, about 5% of the logs energy is wasted through evaporating water vapour. This water vapour then condenses on your flue, which will rot your system in no time.

Also the fire never reaches a high temperature as it burns off the water and natural oils in the wood.  This causes smoke and creosote and will blacken your flue and glass front.

When burning wet wood, you also run the risk of a chimney fire. Unseasoned wood will cause excess smoke and soot (as well as crushing your fire's flame). This excess soot and creosote can get stuck to your flue pipe & liner; and can combust, causing a fire.

If your appliance makes use of an airwash system, wood with a high moisture content significantly reduces its effect, causing excess emissions to stain the glass.

In short, just don’t use wet wood. Ever. It’s just not worth it.

CONSIDER THE ENVIRONMENT (and your neighbours)

If you are burning wet woods ourside, your chiminea, fire pit, barbecue or pizza oven will not be pleasant to sit around.  The excess smoke will not only cause discomfort to those around the fire but also to any neighbours or passers by.

Our woods and fuels are guaranteed to burn clean and efficiently and in some cases with very little smoke or ash at all.


Stop picking up those dirty heavy logs and put them into your clean car.  Let us deliver directly to your door in our clean recycled envionmentally friendly cardboard boxes.

Subscribe to our 'subscribe and save' service and control how much fuel you have delivered each month, dependent on your storage abilities and fuel needs.


Straight out of the box and into the fire.  No more mess, no more dust and no more fuss.


All of our products are sourced from envionmentally friendly and sustainable forestries with absolutely zero added chemicals and totally natural recycled biomass products - all good for the environment.


Well, what more can we say?  We go out of our way to exceed our customer's expectations.  If you have yet to try us, we would be delighted to give you the NI FUELS DIRECT treatment.  We look forward to being of service to you.

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