For obvious reasons, people are spending more time at home this summer – a trend that will undoubtedly continue in the fall. Many Milwaukeeans are sprucing up their patios, decks and backyards to take their yard hangs to new levels and are hosting socially-distant bonfires with friends or family.
Thus, where and how to buy firewood is a common question on social media these days. Grabbing a $5 bundle from a grocery store or gas station works for the occasional fire, but for those who want access to an abundance of wood for frequent fires – and maybe even the occasional rager – here are six recommended spots.
If unsure how much to order, keep in mind a "full cord" of firewood fills a space equal to eight-feet-long-by four-feet-high-by-four-feet-deep. A "face cord" is equal to a single stack of firewood that measures four-feet high-by-eight-feet-long by however deep the depth of the firewood is. (Log length in a face cord of firewood varies.)
Best Burn Firewood, New Berlin
Best Burn, run by brothers, delivers 100 percent Wisconsin, guaranteed-to-burn firewood from a 1/2 face to a full cord.
Green Man Tree Services
Green Man delivers dry mixes of wood to Milwaukee and Waukesha. Loads range from 1/4 cord to 3 1/2 full cords. Go here to order online.
J.W. Kolp Tree Services, Cudahy
J.W. Kolp delivers firewood to your yard and is recommended by Angie's List. Call for more details.
â€¨5905 S. Howell Ave.
Pre-cut firewood is available for pick-up behind this bar, which is temporarily closed. Cash only, $20 – put money in "honors system" metal box next to the pre-sorted piles.
Premium Plus Total Tree Care, Mequon
Premium delivers seasoned and ready-to-burn firewood from a single face cord to two cords, which is currently on special. Financing is available for large orders.