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Are your gas and electricity bills high?

Spring is on the way and no doubt you will be pleased as your heating bills will reduce considerably in the next few months. If your heating bills this winter gave a problem do explore what installing a wood burn could do for you.

Installing 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. They come in all shapes, sizes and colours so there is bound to be one to fit your home’s needs. 

If you decided to install a stove professionally one 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 fitted with an eco-friendly stove is worth more than one that isn’t.

In the summer months most homeowners try to forget the cold times and those large fuel bills. But this is the time to act as there are many very good offers available due to fitting engineers are far less busy as the winter months. Read more

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Siting your new stove is very important

The type of wood burner you choose can impact where you can safely place the stove in your home. Steel stoves often feature double-wall construction, which means they can be placed closer to a wall than other types of stoves. The double-wall construction helps to prevent heat from spreading, which protects surrounding surfaces from damage or fire. Cast iron stoves, on the other hand, require more clearance space for safety, and should not be placed near a wall or other furnishings.

As you can see there are plenty of important decisions to make when selecting your new stove. If you would like assistance please do contact us and one of our (HETAS registered) advisers will be happy to help. Read more

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Wood burning stove, what actually is it?

A wood burning stove is simply a home appliance that is used to heat the home. It is usually made of a metal such as cast iron or steel and generates heat by burning wood fuel in an enclosed fire chamber.

They can be placed in most rooms of a house and need to allow fumes and gases to be drawn away from the room and out through flue.

Wood burners have been around for many years but have risen in popularity in recent times due to their efficiency and low running costs. Read more