Q – How much firewood should I buy?
A – If you are heating a new home (well insulated) with a new efficient stove, the average home will use approximately 6 cords for the winter.
Q – What kind of wood does PA Firewood Factory sell?
A – We sell hardwood: White Oak, Red Oak, Maple, Hickory, Ash, Beech, Birch and Walnut.
Q – How much wood is in a cord?
A – A cord of wood stacked is 128 cubic feet (LxWxH=cf).
Q – What is a loose thrown cord?
A – Maine law defines a loose thrown cord as: “Fuel wood, when sold loose and not ranked and well stowed, shall be sold by the cubic foot or loose cord, unless other arrangements are made between the buyer and seller. When sold by the loose cord, the wood in any cord shall average either 12 inches or 16 inches in length. When so sold, the volume of the cord shall be: a cord of wood 12 to 16 inches in length shall mean the amount of wood, bark and air contained in a space of 180 cubic feet.
Firewood dealers usually deliver loose thrown cords. The volume of a loose thrown cord can best be measured in a container, i.e., a truck. Once a loose thrown cord is stacked it should measure somewhere between 115 and 128 cubic feet per cord.
Q – What length is the firewood?
A – All our wood is cut to 16″ lengths. If you need a special cut 14″-24″ we can do special cut orders in the spring up to August 1st.
Q – How do I order?
A – You can order by phone or by submitting our contact form. Your location will determine a date and approximate time for delivery. We use Google Maps to determine mileage.
Q – Where should I store the wood?
A – Store the wood in stacked piles with the top of the pile covered and off the ground (allow air to pass over the wood to promote faster drying). A wood shed is recommended. We send an information sheet on properly storing your Firewood with your delivery.
Q – Is there a minimum for a delivery?
A – Yes. 1 Cord minimum, plus delivery costs. For 1 ½ cords or more delivery is free for first 10 miles, then a delivery charge for additional miles. Our delivery area is approximately a 50 mile radius from New Ringgold, PA 17960. Exceptions are full tractor trailer loads (10.5 Cords) plus delivery costs.
Disclaimer: We do our best to follow any and all instructions you give us when delivering your product. Know that every aspect of the delivery is up to the driver’s discretion whether they can do what you request. There are many obstacles to consider when delivering such as driveway grade, gates, trees, rough terrain, tight turns, soggy ground, etc. We cannot be responsible for any property damage due to delivering material as instructed by you.
Q – What are you hours of operation?
A – By Appointment Only. Phone calls 7:30 am to 8:00 pm, any day
Q – Can I pick up wood with my own truck?
A – Yes, you can pick any amount of firewood by advance appointment only. Call 570-943-2601 to schedule
William C. Elser
242 E. Schmaltzdahl Road
New Ringgold, PA 17960
CALL: 570-943-2601 For Additional Information or Quotes