ShelterLogic Adjustable Outdoor Firewood Rack
Last updated date: December 4, 2020
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Editor's Note December 23, 2020:
Checkout The Best Firewood Rack for a detailed review of all the top firewood racks.
In our analysis of 18 expert reviews, the ShelterLogic ShelterLogic Adjustable Outdoor Firewood Rack placed 6th when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.
From The Manufacturer
Adjustable Cover: Two-way adjustable polyester cover slides up and down to fit the height of the wood stack. Cover adjusts to fit split wood up to 24 inches in length. Fire Wood Rack Outdoor Capacity: Holds 1/5 cord of wood and up to 1100 pounds. Keep Your Logs Dry: Keeps firewood off of the ground- eliminating bugs, mold growth, and wood rot. Easy Assembly: All steel frame rack with black powder coat finish that can be assembled in minutes with a 1/2" wrench. Open Air Design: Increased air flow is achieved through the half cover design. Keeps top levels dry while providing ventilation to accelerate seasoning. Assembled Dimensions: 15.5" W x 49.7" D x 46.6" H. Total Weight: 28 lbs.Total Storage Area: 5.33 sq. ft. Warranty: Includes a 1 year limited warranty.
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An Overview On Firewood Racks
There’s nothing that warms like a roaring fire, and to keep it going plenty of wood is needed. Buying wood is easy, but it needs to be stored and cared for properly in order to maintain its utility. The best starting point is a quality firewood rack, which can be designed for indoor use, outdoor use or both.
You first need to decide where you will keep the rack and purchase one that is the correct size for both your space and the amount of wood you’ll need. Typically, product descriptions include the dimensions of a wood rack, which you can compare to your available space. Also consider how much wood you will be storing. Most racks can hold half a cord; you may require a large one or more than one rack.
For indoor firewood racks, choose one that works well with your décor. Outside racks can go near the firepit, in the corner of a deck or on either side of your front door. You can purchase racks with covers to protect your wood from moisture. Also check to see how much it weighs, as you may need someone to help you carry it around.
A quality firewood rack will have good airflow, which draws moisture out of the logs and allows it to slowly evaporate. In time, the wood will get dry and seasoned, which makes for better fires. Experts do not recommend wood or plastic racks, since they do allow for air circulation and are not waterproof.
The Firewood Rack Buying Guide
- Check to see if the firewood rack sits up off the ground. If it is too close to the ground, the wood can get wet, especially if it rains or snows.
- Insect infestation is another possibility if the rack is on the ground.
- Firewood rack covers are usually sold separately but are necessary if the wood is being stored outside.
- Solid metal racks that are treated to prevent rust usually work best. They are also stronger than many other racks and are also waterproof.
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