Oak firewood is a popular choice for many people who use firewood for heat. The wood is very dense, heavy and provides some of the highest levels of heat for your home. If you are looking for the "premium" firewood, oak is the choice for you. Oak firewood has probably the greatest reputation in Wisconsin, it is by far one of our top sellers. It burns much longer than most other types of firewood because of it's density, meaning with oak firewood you will not have to stock up your fire as often as other firewood types.
Oak firewood can also be used for cooking, bbq's and smoking meats due to the lovely aroma it gives off. Although oak is not as popular for cooking as firewood's like Hickory or Cherry, it is still considered to be a very thorough firewood for cooking. It mostly depends on what you are cooking and the chef's choice.
Is oak the best firewood choice? Depending on who you ask the answer could be yes. The oak is an abundant tree that can supply a lot of great, dense, long burning firewood. If you burn oak firewood you will not be disappointed!
Oak firewood (red and white) will give off around 28-29 million BTU's per cord.