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Firewood creates a cozy habitat for outdoor bugs—and if your woodpile is situated too close to your home, those creepy crawlers might move in with you. Be sure to stack firewood more than six feet away from your exterior walls, and keep it up off the ground on a rack made of tubular steel or pressure-treated lumber. Shake off and inspect all firewood before you bring it inside to make sure no insects are coming along for the ride.
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