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Do I Need a Flue Liner for My Chimney?
Do I Need a Flue Liner for My Chimney?
It is one of the first questions anyone asks when they start thinking about installing a wood-burning stove: do I need to line my chimney? There are three main reasons for fitting a flue liner. The first relat.... Read More
Can You Fit a Woodburning Stove If You Do Not Have a Chimney?
Can You Fit a Woodburning Stove If You Do Not Have a Chimney?
It is a problem that affects many households in the UK: they want the warmth, cosiness and efficiency of a woodburning stove but there is no chimney in their home. Is it still possible to install a stove? The .... Read More
Beginners Guide to Buying a Wood Burning Stove
Beginners Guide to Buying a Wood Burning Stove
We've put together this list of articles to help you in the process of buying your stove. We hope you find it useful. If you have any immediate questions, please call our fire experts on 0121 271 0221. .... Read More
Wood-Burning Stoves and the Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Wood-Burning Stoves and the Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
A wood-burning stove brings a great deal of warmth and joy to your home. But just like all forms of heating, it can bring some dangers. Perhaps the biggest of those risks is carbon monoxide. Accidental carbon .... Read More
Find the Best Wood-Burning Stove Manufacturer for your Style and Budget
Find the Best Wood-Burning Stove Manufacturer for your Style and Budget
Choosing the right wood-burning stove for your home is no different than any other aspect of interior design. You need to establish the look you’re going for in your room. Whether you want to find the pe.... Read More
What Sizes Do Wood-Burning Stoves Come In?
What Sizes Do Wood-Burning Stoves Come In?
The size of a wood-burning stove is usually given by its heat output in kilowatts (kW). The figure you’ll see displayed prominently in relation to a stove is the maximum heat output of which it’s ca.... Read More
What is The Best Fuel for Multi-Fuel Stoves: Coal or Wood?
What is The Best Fuel for Multi-Fuel Stoves: Coal or Wood?
Traditionally, wood-burning stoves were intended to burn wood and wood alone. But buying a multi-fuel stove opens up the possibility of heating your home with either coal or wood. The question is, which of thes.... Read More
How Much Does a Wood Burning Stove Cost?
How Much Does a Wood Burning Stove Cost?
We’ll try to steer clear of any ‘piece of string’ related rhetorical questions, but the honest answer is that the price of a wood-burning stove varies considerably..... Read More
Which Wood Burning Stove Accessories Do I Need?
Which Wood Burning Stove Accessories Do I Need?
Once you’ve bought a wood-burning stove there are a few essential bits-and-bobs that you’ll also need to pick up. These wood-burning stove accessories will make your life much easier, improve your e.... Read More
The Beginners Guide to Wood Burning Stoves
The Beginners Guide to Wood Burning Stoves
You’re thinking of buying a wood-burning stove or perhaps you’ve already bought one and now you’re faced with the task of actually getting it to work. Like most things in life, it’s easy.... Read More
How Not To Install a Wood Burning Stove
How Not To Install a Wood Burning Stove
A poorly installed wood-burning stove will not only cost you more in the long-term, it can also put your life and the lives of your loved ones at risk. If common sense doesn’t dictate getting the job don.... Read More
Wood-Burning Stove Maintenance: How to Make Sure Your Stove Lasts
Wood-Burning Stove Maintenance: How to Make Sure Your Stove Lasts
A wood-burning stove is like any piece of engineering: show it lots of TLC and you’ll get the most out of it. While we might get lots of repeat custom if you decided to wreck your stove, we’d rathe.... Read More
What are the Differences between Conventional Stoves and Modern Stoves
What are the Differences between Conventional Stoves and Modern Stoves
What are the differences between Conventional Stoves and Modern Stoves? Wood-burning stoves, like any piece of engineering that has been in existence for more than 100 years, have gone through considerable cha.... Read More
Creosote and Wood-Burning Stoves
Creosote and Wood-Burning Stoves
What is Creosote? and how can it affect my Wood Burning Stove? Creosote is a fairly unhelpful by-product created during the burning of wood. It is a flammable and corrosive substance. It builds up in the chim.... Read More
Common Problems with Boiler Stoves and How to Solve Them
Common Problems with Boiler Stoves and How to Solve Them
Following our article on problems with wood-burning stoves, we’re now turning our attention to boiler stoves. These are all problems that occasionally crop-up with boiler stoves. Where possible we’.... Read More