So, have you finally shifted to your new “home sweet home”? And now, your husband and you are planning to give your friends and relatives a housewarming party? Yes? Well then, you need to start preparing for it right away! But before you prepare your guest list, and decide the party’s menu and decor, there is another very vital decision that you have to take and that is, where are you going to set up the party; is it in the indoor or the outdoor of your home.
Usually, when it comes to throwing a housewarming party, most of the homeowners prefer arranging it inside the house. But since its spring and the weather is “easy-breezy”, how about arranging your housewarming party in your verdant garden area? Does this idea sound good? If yes, then get started! Believe me, your guests are going to be super impressed with you! And if you want to add an extra-tinge of fun to your party then, create a special “bonfire space” where you can sit with your relatives, friends and other close ones, play some fun games and at the same time, roast marshmallows. But yes, the wood that you’ll be buying for this purpose should be of great quality, should choke less and burn more and of course, should not leave behind much ash (so that your post-party cleanup becomes hassle-free). Wondering, is there any such wood available? Yes, of course! And that is none other than Redgum firewood Mornington Peninsula
However, before you purchase these woods from a firewood supplies Hastings, you need to scrutinize it and check if the condition of the wood is good enough or not. Wondering how will you know if the wood is in good condition or not? Well then, just keep reading.
Check If the Wood is Wet or Dry
The first and foremost thing that you need to do is touch and feel the redgum wood. After touching it, if you feel that it is wet, then please refrain from purchasing it. Why? Of course, because, wet firewood doesn’t catch fire quickly; you need to keep working for hours to set it on fire. Or else, you need to pour an inflammable liquid be it a gas or alcohol along with dry leaves and twigs so that it catches a bit of fire. Hence, never ever purchase wet wood and instead, purchase the ones that are dry.
- Additional Tip: There’s another way in which you can check whether the redgum firewood is wet or dry and that is by analyzing its appearance. Yes, you read that right! If you see the pieces of wood that you have chosen is dark to grey in colour, then it signifies that the wood is dry as well as old.
Check If the Wood is Hollow or Not
Before you purchase redgum firewood Mornington Peninsula, another thing that you must check is whether the wood is hollow or not. How will you check that? Well, it’s simple; just take two pieces of wood and bang them together (with medium force); and, if you find the sound indicates hollowness, then bingo! That’s the perfect redgum wood that can be used for your outdoor, bonfire-housewarming party.
Check If They Have Cracked Ends or Not
Most of the people think that cracked woods are nothing but unhealthy and defective pieces of wood. But that’s a big conception. When you find cracks at the end of the wooden planks, that means that the wood is dry and hence, can be easily burnt. So, please look for cracked woods.
Now hopefully, you’ll be able to choose the best redgum wood for arranging a bonfire-housewarming party. And to know more about soil suppliers Mornington Peninsula, wait for my next article.
Author bio- Anna Mathews is a lifestyle blogger who has written various articles on soil suppliers and Redgum firewood Mornington Peninsula. So, to find soil suppliers or to know about Firewood Supplies Hastings, read her articles.