Energy bills continue to increase alarmingly

The worrying thing is that fuel prices are lightly to continue to increase in the foreseeable future due to the weak pound and the ongoing Brexit chaos. 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. Recent figures show the UK is importing more energy than ever before from abroad so if the pound remains week it’s obvious prices will rise.

A solution?

Installing a wood burning stove could go a long way to help you reduce your energy bills, wood burning stoves are environmentally friendly. They come in all shapes, sizes and colours so there is bound to be one to fit your home’s needs. The wood burnt is UK sourced so exchange rates will not affect the price.   

If you decided to install a stove it is recommended to have it done professionally for safety and peace of mind. One massive benefit that nearly always goes un-noticed is how the value of your property will increase. Any estate agent will tell you that a home with a professionally fitted eco-friendly stove is worth more than one that isn’t. Read more

How green are wood burners?

We’re living in a very different world than we were only 15 or 20 years ago. The general public has become a lot more aware of environmental concerns and carbon footprints, and we have seen an increase in trends associated with a sustainable and ecological way of life.

Wood burning stoves have captured the interest of many homeowners; the combination of cheap heating and a cosy focal point within the property is an appealing idea. As a result, there are currently an estimated 1.5 million households in the UK with a wood burning stove, with around 200,000 more stoves being sold every year.

Many people believe a wood burning stove to be a significant step towards lowering their environmental impact, relying on a sustainable resource to heat their properties rather than purchasing energy from the central grid – much of which is generated by the burning of carbon-heavy fossil fuels. But how accurate is this idea? Are wood burners actually good for the environment? Read more