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Can't seem to find high-quality for sale in Berkeley Lake? With a population of just 1,574, this waterside community isn't particularly large. Unfortunately for homeowners, this means finding firewood can be a chore. Whether you live in or around Berkeley Lake, though, we can deliver premium kiln-dried firewood straight to your doorstep. Cutting Edge Firewood is the premier vendor of high-quality firewood in the Southeast, serving residents across Georgia for more than five years.

History of Berkeley Lake, GA

Berkeley Lake has origins dating back to the 1940s, during which Frank Coggins began clearing the land in preparation of a new residential community. In 1948, a dam was constructed -- one of the largest built in Georgia to date -- allowing for the creation of an 88-acre lake. Homes were then constructed around the manmade lake, which were primarily purchased and used as summer retreats. Berkeley Lake is now a small but thriving residential community surrounding the 88-acre lake.

Winter Weather in Berkeley Lake, GA

Berkeley Lake has relatively mild winters. In December, the waterside community has an average high temperature of 55 degrees and an average low temperature of 37 degrees. In January, Berkeley Lake has an average high of 53 degrees and an average low of 34 degrees. In March and beyond, the community begins to warm up, eventually paving the way for a hot summer.

Enjoy the Outdoors This Winter With Kiln-Dried Firewood

You don't have to stay cooped upside your Berkeley Lake home just because it's cold outside. Even in the middle of winter, you can still relax and unwind on your patio using a fire pit. Just place a few logs of kiln-dried firewood in the fire pit, and light it using a match or natural fire starter. Once lit, the kiln-dried firewood will produce radiant heat that warms the surrounding space.

When the temperatures begin to drop, pull out your fire pit to enjoy the beautiful waterside view offered by your Berkeley Lake home. You can technically burn any type of wood in a fire pit -- assuming it's not pressure-treated or otherwise contains harmful chemicals -- but kiln-dried firewood delivers greater warmth because of its low moisture content.

Warming Your Berkeley Lake Home With Kiln-Dried Firewood

Of course, one of the most common reasons Berkeley Lake residents purchase kiln-dried firewood is to warm their home during winter. As previously mentioned, Berkeley Lake doesn't get particularly cold during winter. With an average low of 34 degrees in January, though, it's still cold enough to require some form of indoor heating.

Granted, central heating -- a furnace or heat exchanger -- is always an option. But according to the Center for Climate and Energy Solution, heating accounts for up to 50% of the average U.S. home's annual energy expenses. Burning firewood in a fireplace, however, doesn't consume any electricity, so it won't contribute to expensive monthly utility bills. It's a cost-effective way to keep your Berkeley Lake home warm and comfortable throughout the winter.

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Choosing Kiln-Dried Firewood for Your Berkeley Lake, GA Home

All kiln-dried firewood has been processed to extract moisture from its pores. Even though you can't see it, freshly cut wood contains a lot of moisture. There's so much moisture in fresh wood, in fact, that it's oftentimes difficult to light. And if you're able to light it, the flame may burn out due to the high moisture content. Kiln-drying eliminates these problems by substantially reducing the moisture content of wood. Not all kiln-dried firewood is the same, however, so it's important that you choose the right type for your Berkeley Lake home.

Oak is a popular choice of kiln-dried firewood for Berkeley Lake residents. It's inexpensive, readily available and produces strong heat. But perhaps the most popular type of kiln-dried firewood is hickory. It's the easiest to light, offers the longest burn time, produces the most heat, and most people will agree that it smells the best.

How to Make Your Kiln-Dried Firewood Last

There are several things you can do to make your kiln-dried firewood last. First, choosing the right type of firewood will help you get the most use out of it. Hickory, for example, offers the longest burn time, so it naturally burns for a longer length of time than other types of wood. Second, you can make your kiln-dried firewood last by keeping your fire relatively small. If you're using a fire pit outside your Berkeley Lake home, you really don't need a raging fire. Instead, create and maintain a small fire using just a few pieces of high-quality kiln-dried firewood.

Choose Cutting Edge Firewood for Firewood in Berkeley Lake, GA

Your search for premium kiln-dried firewood in Berkeley Lake, GA is over. Cutting Edge Firewood offers a variety of premium firewood and cooking wood for Berkeley Lake, GA residents that you can order by visiting our online store.

About The Author

Leroy Hite

Leroy Hite is the founder and CEO of Cutting Edge Firewood, an ultra-premium firewood and cooking wood company located in Atlanta, Georgia. Leroy's mission is to give people the experience of the perfect fire because some of life’s best memories are made in the warmth of a fire’s glow. He founded Cutting Edge Firewood in 2013 with a goal to provide unmatched quality wood and unparalleled customer service nationwide. The company offers premium kiln-dried firewood, cooking wood, and pizza wood in a wide variety of species and cuts to customers around the country.