A Firewood moisture meter is perhaps the most important stove tool for helping you to ensure that you get the most out of your stove. Your firewood moisture meter can help you make sure that you are getting well seasoned wood. Your firewood moisture meter will help to confirm that their wood is indeed well seasoned and let you gauge exactly how well seasoned it is. In terms of how much heat you get out of your wood stove the moisture content of your firewood is probably the single most important thing to consider, which is why a firewood moisture checker is so important.
Moisture meters eliminate problems associated with wet woodfuel
Using incorrectly seasons wood fuel causes the release of harmful pm2.5 particles into the atmosphere as well as causing damage to your stove and chimney system. Wedt fuel can cause issues such as
- Blacking of stove glass
- Excess tar forming inside of chimney
- Chimney Fire
- Corrosion of the stove and flue
- Damage to the heat resistant brick linings
Its not rocket science! Water doesn’t burn too well!!
The wood moisture meter can be used to check that your wood fuel supplier is delivering good quality well seasoned wood fuel that is ready to burn.