Whilst wood stoves can be used as an alternative for the main heating system in a home, they really are an excellent supplementary support system. In cold periods when the central heating isn’t enough, or you don’t want to turn it on full blast, the stove can be used as a supplement, and this proves particularly cost-effective compared to the cost of electric room heaters.
When your log burner is burning away and working to its full capacity, it’s time to start saving money on your heating bills.
Heat always travels up, and it will do the same in a two-or-more story home. So, if you leave the stairway door and the bedroom doors open, the heat generated will naturally go up the stairs and fill all rooms with warmth. Just ensure the passageway leading upstairs remains open, the heat from the wood stove will warm the upstairs. You will be able within an hour or so to turn the central heating thermostat down a few degrees and in turn start to save an awful lot of money. Read more