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How to Season Firewood

Fresh-cut firewood simply won't burn the way you want it to. Recently split or cut firewood, typically features a moisture content of about 100%. This means half the wood's weight is from water.
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8 Uses for Your Fire Pit Ashes

A fire pit is a perfect centerpiece for your outdoor gatherings. There's only one problem–fire pit ash. How do you safely remove ash from your fire pit? Once removed, what do you do with them? We've compiled a list of ways to put your fire ash to work.
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Wood Vs. Gas Fire Pit

There are lots of different options to choose from when it comes to fire pits, but they come in two basic classifications: wood pits and gas pits. Which one is best for your backyard? Let's consider the pros and cons of each. 
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Tips on Buying Wood for Your Fire

Some sound advice to find the best source for your wood as well. The quality of the firewood you use for your bonfire or fire pit will have a significant impact on your overall experience and enjoyment. Here are some tips on buying the right wood. 
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Why Fire Continues to Mesmerize Us

Just from the way our brains are wired, people tend to gravitate towards things that make them happy.  After thousands of years of human beings associating fire with not only being warm, but being fed, a change began to happen in the brain, which has been passed down through the generations.  
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The 4 S's of Managing Firewood

You may have heard of the 4 C's of diamond buying, Walden Backyards has the 4 S's of managing the firewood for fire pits. Those four S's include: splitting, schlepping, stacking and storing. Here are the definitions and tips for each one: 
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The Debate Rages On: Cross Hatch VS. Teepee

Cross hatch or teepee? Don't act like you and your friends haven't sat around for hours on end debating this hot topic. We are here to help so you can put down your pokers and quit stoking the flames of this controversial issue. We have you covered.
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Tips on Cleaning your Fire Pit

With the fall weather setting in and cooler nights in abundance, our fire pits are ready to be lit. Now that you have a new pit for the season, here are a few tricks to keeping it clean and rust free throughout the season. 
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Why You Should Buy Fire Starters

The air is chilly, the sky is dark, and you're ready to start a campfire in your backyard. Your loved ones are eagerly anticipating roaring flames and that delightful campfire smell. The Walden Sure-Fire Starter will make sure your backyard bonfire goes off without a hitch.
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Best Fireside Furnishing for Your Fire Pit

Fire pits and the gatherings hosted around them are undeniably classy, comfortable, and cozy. But, depending on your price range and the types of gatherings you have, one type of seating does not fit all. Try this handy guide to see what might light your fire. 
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