Countless benefits

The first question you might ask is “Why would I want to install and use a stove in the first place?”

There are plenty of benefits of using a wood stove for your residential heat. The most obvious is the cleanliness of burning wood, which gives off less particulate matter and is a renewable resource, unlike gas-powered alternatives. Another chief benefit is the cost efficiency as wood can cost a great deal less than electricity and gas. Not to mention a professionally installed stove can add value to your property.

There are some more peripheral benefits about heating your home with a wood-fuelled stove. Wood burning stoves can be used as additional cooking surfaces in your home, perfect for warm cocoa on cold winter days. They also have the added bonus of saving you money on other utilities, like electricity. Read more

Control the air to your stove correctly for the best results!

Once the fire has got going and the door has been closed, the air vents on the wood stove should be used to control the airflow to the fire.

If the air vents on the stove are closed or not open enough, the fire can be starved of oxygen and can be a reason why the fire keeps going out.

The air vents should never be closed unless you intend to put the fire out.

Wide-open vents will provide maximum airflow to the fire and cause the wood to burn faster. The primary/bottom vents can usually be closed after the fire has got going well enough without putting the fire out. Read more

Heating fuels start to rise

As we all know energy prices keep on going up and this is without doubt is causing problems for many households. The problem is this situation could well continue for the foreseeable future as the pound remains weak. So, ask your self is it time to explore the alternatives?

If the answer is yes have a serious look into a wood burner.

Wood burning stoves are getting rave reviews and are now a serious alternative to any other form of secondary heating. Households up and down the country are looking for cheaper alternatives due to the frantically rising traditional energy supplies. Wood burners come in all shapes and colours these days and will enhance any household.

It is vitally important to have the appliance installed professionally and once done will increase the value of your property. Read more

Why are wood stoves so popular?

Wood-burners have become a sought-after design statement during the past decade.

They can provide a sense of charm and ambience to a property. Modern wood-burning stoves give your home that warm heart as you sit around with friends and family on winter evenings.

A professionally installed burner can increase the value of your home, estate agents will tell you that a home with a professionally fitted log burner is very sought after.

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Is it time to install a wood burning stove in your home?

October and November saw the highest ever recorded sales figures. Sales of log burning stoves have been strong over the last two years but the run up to Christmas surpassed all expectations. It is little surprise that this is happening as heating bills continue to rise in real terms month on month. Economists are also predicting a sharp rise in heating fuel costs due to the weaker pound which is not helped with all the current political turmoil.

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