Stoves

How to clean a wood stove

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A wood-burning stove is a fantastic fuel source for warming up your home but it does need to be regularly cleaned to ensure it remains as efficient and to extend its life span. A wood stove is often a focal point of a room and a dirty stove will make the room feel unclean. Its recommended that you clean your wood stove at least monthly when it is getting heavy usage. The first step will be to empty the ash from your stove. You will need to ensure that the ash is completely cool to avoid any fire risks. Start by using a shovel to carefully place the ash into a metal container, once you have removed it all store this outside of your home in a safe place and […]

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Top reasons to buy a multi-fuel stove There are so many reasons why people choose to buy multi-fuel stoves. We know that to cover every single possible reason can take all day, so we’ve compiled this article to detail some of the most common reasons, giving you a better idea on why they’re so popular. Choice of Fuels The great thing about a multi-fuel stove is that it will burn a variety of fuels, including wood, peat and coal. However, it’s important to note that wood is best burnt in dedicated wood-burning stoves, you’ll get better efficiency this way, so if you’re mainly going to be burning wood, why not consider a log burner? That said, with the recent soar in fuel prices, more and more people have decided to […]

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What makes a great wood stove?

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We’re sure one of the first words that comes to mind is ‘efficiency’. It’s true, efficiency is very important, no matter what stove you’re looking to buy, and there are many efficient wood-burning stoves and multifuel stoves available today. That said, there are plenty of other features that make for a great stove too. With contemporary log burners, they are generally rather sleek and minimal, but you can also discover traditional stoves that add classic character and charm to a room. different styles work better in different rooms. Size is also an important consideration. You may only want a nice little one which can comfortably heat a small room, that’s easy to clean and doesn’t require masses of wood to run. The bigger the stove is, the more wood needed […]

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Grace Your Home with a REAL Fire

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Over the last 10 to 15 years many people have discovered what a great addition to a home proper wood burning stoves can provide. In fact most home owners would now be amazed by the variety of stove types and styles that are available.  Truly, the wood burning stove has come of age! Examples include basic wood burners in traditional styles to shiek modernistic designs that will grace even the most modern London flat.  They also include options that will use gas or multiple fuels including coal and eco-friendly substitutes. And then there are the boiler stove models which can actually take over, or feed into, your central heating system.  These boiler stoves can save householders considerable sums, and they are a widely used staple for many farmers and country […]

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A Guide On How To Choose The Right Wood Stove

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Wood stoves provide a powerful heating solution for any type of house and they can help you beat the cold chilly weather by keeping your residence warm and comfortable. Choosing the right wood stove for your property can be a daunting task given the many burner models available in the market. It is important to point out that there is no ideal wood stove. Whether a stove is right for your property depends on a lot of factors. This article will point out the top considerations you should keep in mind so as to choose the best stove for your house. Before buying wood burning stoves, first consider the type of home that you live in. Gauge the size of your property, the height of the ceilings, the presence of […]