Not only are woodburners aesthetically very pleasing, they are a sustainable, effective way of heating the home. It is important to choose the correct fuel however. The government has a plan to tackle air pollutants which includes restricting the sales of wet wood in England. It has always been advisable to burn properly seasoned wood for better efficiency, cleaner chimneys and flue linings but more importantly the reduction of particulate pollution. To avoid falling foul of local authorities it will soon be a requirement to burn only properly seasoned or kiln dried wood.