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New year’s resolution – treat your home to a wood stove

Wood-burners not only look fabulous, they have plenty of practical benefits too. They provide a great deal of heat for relatively little cost and are highly efficient in comparison to open fires

For the most part, wood-burning stoves are environmentally friendly. However, make sure your wood supplier is committed to replanting the trees harvested and source locally to reduce your carbon footprint.

Heating bills continue to rise in real terms month on month, by installing a wood stove you will make huge strides to reduce your bill. Economists are also predicting a sharp rise in heating fuel costs due to the weaker pound.

Wood-burners have risen in popularity for the last ten years as more homes discover the benefits they have to offer. One benefit that always goes un-noticed is how the value of your home will increase after you have installed the stove professionally. Read more

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Wood stove revolution

2018 saw the largest increase in wood burning stove sales since records started. 2019 could very well exceed these figures as the public look for cheaper heating methods due to ever increasing fuel bills.

As we all know heating bills are rising month on month and there seems no sign of this trend changing just yet.

Fuel prices are lightly to continue to increase in the foreseeable future due to the weak pound and the Brexit uncertainty. It seems everybody looks to blame the Brexit talks, but the fact is this really is affecting the value of the pound and therefore increases the cost of imported fuel.  Read more

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Keeping warmer

If you have a log burning stove installed in your home you will no doubt feel the full benefit this form of heating has to offer.

Wood burning stoves are becoming more popular, sales have increased on an unprecedented scale. More households around the country are trying to reduce their heating bills and installing a stove can certainly help towards this aim.

A recent survey taken from wood burner owners clearly shows a correctly installed stove can save money on heating bills. 86% said they have reduced their energy bills since the stove had been installed. Read more

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Safety and efficiency are key

It is crucial to have your new or replaced stove installed by a fully qualified fitter (HETAS Registered) for insurance and safety reasons. A fitter will ensure all aspects of your stove are fitted and functioning to the highest standards and therefore heating your room efficiently.

Stoves are a fantastic way to enhance the beauty of your home and give you on those cold nights warmth and comfort. It also is a proven fact that a professionally installed stove can increase the value of your property and this could be as much as 5%.

A wood burning stove could go a long way to help you reduce your energy bills, for the most part wood burning stoves are environmentally friendly compared to other forms of energy. Read more

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Like to save money on your heating bill?

Installing a wood burner in your home could save you in the long term a great deal of money. The savings will depend on how efficient your new stove is and the fuel you use. Burning wood with 20% or less moisture will minimise pollutants and increase efficiency. Kiln-dried wood has less than 20% moisture but is more expensive than seasoned logs. Most stove owners burn seasoned logs, and 23% of the owners told us they collect free wood from local resources.

Just imagine the savings you could make if you could source your own wood to burn free. 

A higher-efficiency stove should save you more and potentially cut pollution. New efficient stoves reduce potentially harmful particle emissions by more than 80%, compared with stoves from 10 years ago, according to the Stove Industry Alliance. Read more