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Why Should You Use An Indoor Firewood Rack?

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Nothing can substitute the luxury of spending time beside the fireplace in your home’s comfort. An indoor firewood rack can be the best option for you to facilitate firewood for your fireplace conveniently and efficiently.

If not stored properly wood logs may attract different types of insects such as wood-boring beetles, carpenter ants, and parasitic wasps. With a wisely chosen indoor firewood rack, you can stack up your firewood logs easier and safer.

Though the outdoor and indoor firewood rack models serve the same purpose, both models have a few differences depending on the space in which they are used.


What are the main factors to remember before choosing an indoor firewood rack?

1. Material

Both outdoor and indoor firewood rack serves the same purpose but the material they are made of can differ depending on the space they are to be used in.

The indoor firewood rack models may be made of luxurious materials to match the home’s indoor decor. The premium material used in indoor wood rack models is not likely to survive if exposed to harsh outdoor elements. 

The outdoor varieties are constructed of heavy-duty powder-coated steel with a waterproof cover which makes it survive moisture, snow, and sunlight.

2. Size

Indoor firewood rack models must have a large size to hold enough wood logs for the fireplace and should be conveniently small to grant an attractive ambiance when placed near the fireplace.

Outdoor firewood racks are large enough to hold enough firewood logs for the season.

It’s good to have an indoor firewood rack that can hold about 10-20 firewood logs so that you don’t have to run out in cold to pick up wood logs.

3. Look

The indoor firewood rack can have a more elaborate design since it is used indoors. A model with a nice design matching the home’s indoor decor will make up your home’s ambiance indoors.

Always try to go for a model that looks attractive when placed near your fireplace.

However, an outdoor firewood rack may lack those attractive elements and that’s what makes it highly durable and ensures the equipment to last extreme weather conditions.

Its always recommended having both the indoor and outdoor type firewood racks. Using an indoor firewood rack you could store enough wood logs for a couple of days.

Stacking up the wood logs on a pile in the ground can lead to moisture, mold and hence damaging the logs.

Using an outdoor firewood rack you can easily stack up enough firewood logs for the season.

Top 5 Indoor Firewood Rack Models to Choose

Well, I know you’re a bit confused.

After hours of research, we’ve come up with the best indoor firewood rack models from the top sellers in the market to make your purchase process easier.

Always try to go for the model that’s attractive with your fireplace and home’s indoor decor.

1. Woodhaven The 3 Foot Indoor Firewood Log Rack with Cover

Indoor Firewood Rack by Woodhaven
Woodhaven Indoor Firewood Rack With Cover

The simple and sleek indoor firewood rack by Woodhaven has a black, powder coat finish with arc-welded end sections. The USA made model has a featured inbuilt cover which covers 12” of wood in the top and it is automatically adjusted with the amount of wood in the rack.

The featured top cover in this model keeps the top of the rack completely dry and ready to burn allowing airflow through the firewood to reduce mold and mildew. The cover fits around the 4 uprights of the rack and moves down as the wood stack gets smaller. The cover is made out of top quality coated canvas.

Product Description

Item Dimension: 36 x 10 x 36 inches

Item Weight: 22 Pounds

2. Amagabeli Fireplace Log Holder / Wrought Iron Indoor Firewood Rack

Indoor Firewood Carrier by Amagabeli
AMAGABELI Indoor Firewood Carrier

The Amagabeli indoor firewood rack is a 3 piece fireplace log holder with a leaf design is joined together by a sturdy hinge. The unit is very user-friendly, there is no need to assemble or screw log holder, unpack and use the firewood rack instantly.

This unit has a large capacity and is very easy to fold and store without taking much space.

The indoor firewood rack by amagabeli is an excellent addition to your home’s indoors and the stylish leaf design with fireplace wood rack brings a soothing ambiance to your living room near the fireplace whether it is full of logs or empty. The appliance has excellent built quality and is made of powder-coated durable solid steel with full welded hinges. The 4 smooth arc-shaped feet of the unit won’t scratch the floor keeping the log bin 2 inches off the floor to keep the firewoods dry until you need it. The log-bin also allows airflow and the logs feet hold to the floor firmly without wobbling.

Product Description

Item Dimension: 17.7 x 11.8 x 3.9 inches

Item Weight: 8.82 Pounds

3. Patio Watcher Small Decorative Folding Indoor Firewood Rack

patio watcher indoor firewood carrier
Indoor Firewood Carrier by PATIO WATCHER

The Patio Watcher indoor firewood rack has a stylish and functional design with excellent craftsmanship making it the best addition to your fireplace. This unit is ideal for drying, storing and displaying your firewood. Keep your firewood effectively and well organized protecting your firewood from dampness, rot, and insects. The firewood rack is constructed of heavy-duty durable steel material with black finish powder-coated for excellent durability and long life. The tube wall is 1.2mm thick and the steel pipe has 10mm diameter making the rack sturdy but not too heavy.

The Patio Watcher indoor firewood rack is a perfect choice for your home’s fireplace, back yard deck, backyard fire pits, under eaves, tool shed or wood stove. It’s your best choice while enjoying a cozy evening chatting by the fireplace or BBQ in the yard with friends.

Product Description

Item Dimension: 21.1 x 14.1 x 5.6 inches

Item Weight: 9.85 Pounds

4. Nest & Nook Decorative Indoor Firewood Rack

Indoor firewood carrier by NEST & NOOK
NEST & NOOK Decorative Indoor Firewood Rack

With the Nest & Nook indoor fireplace rack turn your living space into a place of a luxury. How you choose to design your indoors defines how people will feel when they visit your living space. Nest & Nook is specialized in designing firewood racks that reflects the beauty of nature and can be the best addition for your space.

This unit is finely crafted with durable and powder-coated gunmetal grey steel. The firewood rack excellent quality and is weather protected and is sure to last in your indoors for years.

This stunning art was styled by a Toronto artist. Both sides of this indoor firewood rack have beautiful flame designs and the unit has a central circular pattern creating two shelves – the top for storing large wood logs and the bottom for smaller log storage so that the kindling can be easily accessed when the fire starts burning.

No need to worry about setting up this unit. Without using any tools you can easily slide together the 3 pieced firewood rack and use it.

Product Description

Item Dimension: 9.6 x 17.8 x 11.8 inches

Item Weight: 12.5 Pounds

 

5. INNO STAGE Wrought Iron Indoor Firewood Rack

INNO STAGE indoor firewood carrier
Wrought Iron Indoor Firewood Carrier by INNO STAGE

This indoor firewood rack from INNO STAGE is built with durable solid steel and processed with black coated finish technology. It weighs about 8.8lbs which is much heavier than its competitors making the unit much steady and durable. It has 4 screw nuts on the legs bottom to avoid scratches on the floor and the screws can also be used to adjust the height and flatness of the unit.

The unit comes as 3 parts which can be easily set up by just putting the two sides in the bottom part. This unit is crafted with exclusive styling in both sides making it more than a practical freestanding wood rack to an excellent piece of art for your indoors. The indoor firewood rack unit is 2” raised from the ground allowing wind flow thus keeping the wood logs dry.

Product Description

Item Dimension: 17 x 13 x 17 inches

Item Weight: 10.3 Pounds

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