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The Time Is Right !

Thinking of installing a wood burner for next winter??

Well, due to the demand you will need to start your planning sooner rather than later. Hetas registered fitters up and down the country are reporting very full order books, thus longer waiting lists.

Economical heating to reduce those awful heating bills!!

Wood is an inexpensive fuel source. It costs less per BTU than oil, gas or electricity. Homeowners who practice strategic zone heating in their homes can save hundreds of ££’s on utility bills each year.

Quality heating and far more comfortable

The biggest advantage homeowners have with a wood burning stove is the quality of heat the burner will give off. Wood stoves operate on the principal of radiant heat, which warms an area faster and more efficiently than warm air being blown through a home’s vent system. The powerful heat from a wood stove radiates from all sides of the unit as well as the top, sending warmth in all directions. Fitted in a central position in your home you will be amazed how the rest of your house suddenly gets a whole lot warmer.
Safety, Efficiency and added value.
A professionally fitted wood burning stove can save you hundreds on annual fuel bills but do make sure your new burner is suitable for your home. Many people tend to install without seeking professional advice, this is fine, but if you want to get total efficiency do seek advice from a qualified fitter (HETAS registered).
One thing is certain, if you have a stove fitted and you are selling your property the buyer is likely to want to see a certified certificate for the installation of the stove.
Can we help?
If you would like assistance selecting and installing a new log burner, please get in touch and one of our HETAS qualified fitters will be happy to help.

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Certified Stove Installation

If you are looking to install a wood stove, please take note.
Only use a certified wood stove
To be sure a stove meets your needs, choose a HETAS approved one, which comes from an experienced manufacturer. Apart from the safety element, wood stoves have improved so much of late it’s vital to select the correct one for your home.
If you choose professional help the fitter will consider your lifestyle and the type of property you reside in. An open-plan, well insulated home for example can use a stove to cut down fuel bills, the fitter will explain all the advantages and savings that can be made.
Professional fitting is vital for safety and insurance.
HETAS approval
Poorly installed stoves do pose very real risks from carbon monoxide poisoning to house fires and smoke inhalation, all of which can have devastating and fatal consequences.
It is recommended to use a HETAS qualified fitter to install any wood burning appliance for safety and insurance purposes.
Long term maintenance
A stove is not a “fit and forget” product. The burner itself may need very little maintenance but without regular cleaning soot builds up in the flue and this can cause chimney fires. It is highly recommended to have your burner cleaned and serviced at least once a year for safety and peace of mind.
If you require some assistance with your current or new stove, please do maker contact and one of our fully trained fitters will be pleased to guide you.

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Wood Burners – What’s On Offer?

As well as giving you a wonderful source of heat which is ideal during those colder months, wood burning stoves also look great. When you add one to your room, you will find that the wood burner becomes a new focal point, adding character and style to the living space.
The warmth generated is amazing.
One of the most desirable features and benefits of a wood burner is the heat output it produces. A wood burning stove provides a powerful heat source for your home, meaning that the room or rooms get warm very quickly and effectively.
There are wood burners available in a range of sizes and with varying energy output levels, so you can choose a model that is appropriate for the size of the area you wish to heat. It is recommended to seek professional advice (HETAS registered) fitter in choosing as selecting the wrong stove could very costly.
Wood burner costs and more important the savings!
How much a stove could cut your energy bill depends on various factors, including how you use your stove and how often you use it, plus how well your home is insulated. Also, think about how much a stove might cost to install – it could be anything between £1500 and £3,000.
A lot of factors can affect the installation price. For example, if you need a new chimney built or an existing one relined. Once you have installed your stove the savings will start, make sure your supply of wood is of a good quality and at least 2 years matured.
If it’s at all possible to install your new wood burning stove in the centre of your house this without doubt is the favoured option.
Can we help?
If you are thinking of installing a wood burning stove, please contact us and one of our fully qualified (HETAS Registered) advisers will be happy to assist.

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Popular Wood Stoves

Wood stoves popularity keeps on growing.
The market for wood burning stoves is increasing annually and over the last ten years we have seen huge strides towards solving environmental issues.
Usually at this time of year interest increases due to the season coming to a close but last year saw no let-up in activity throughout the year.
Due to rising fuel bills homeowners are seeking alternative cost-effective heating options.
Wood burning stoves are a real alternative, these days they really do offer an impressive range of options to meet your home’s needs. Long gone are the days when wood burners were seen as an ugly and dirty heating source.
Advantages of a wood burning stove.
• The net fuel cost is cheaper than heating oil, natural gas, and electricity.
• Wood sourced locally can be free!!!
• Fuel in the form of logs, wood chips, brush clippings is renewable, and sustainable.
• Wood supply prices are relatively stable and have been for years.
• Professionally installed stove will add value to your property.
If you combine these advantages with the elegance a wood burner brings to your home its worth considering without a doubt.
Help needed?
If you would like to explore your heating options, please do make contact and one of our qualified fitters (HETAS registered) will be happy to assist.