Stove Help & Advice

Which are the Best Small Log Burners to Buy?
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Which are the Best Small Log Burners to Buy?

When it comes to settling down and getting cosy on an evening, there is nothing quite like cocooning up in a fluffy warm blanket beside your wood burner fireplace. In this edit, we’ll discuss small wood burner options for consumers with compact-sized living rooms or spaces that don’t require larger log burners that will pump out far too much heat for the space. We’ll cover some of the questions that we are frequently asked and we have also compiled a selection of perfect small wood-burning stoves you should consider if you’re looking to fit one into a small space like a snug, houseboat, shed or home office.

Is a Hearth Necessary for a Log Burner Stove?
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Is a Hearth Necessary for a Log Burner Stove?

Fireplace and log burner hearths have been around for centuries, they bring an element of style but most importantly safety to your fireplace set-up by helping to protect the area around your stove from overheating. In this edit, we’ll discuss all the important hearth and fireplace regulations to help you choose a suitably sized hearth and the right material for your installation and decor. Keep reading to find out exactly why you’ll need a hearth for your wood burner and all the important regulations involved that you’ll need to know when buying a fireplace hearth for your home.

5 Ways to Reduce Your Winter Energy Bill Now
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5 Ways to Reduce Your Winter Energy Bill Now

After a long, dreary winter and early spring, you may only just feel like you’re ready to finally turn the heating off for a while. However, preparation is key for keeping our energy bills down when the temperature drops. By taking action during the warmer months, you can make significant savings when it's time to crank up the heating once again. And the good news is, there are several ways you can prepare for the cold weather, both big and small. So, just how can you ensure your energy bills don’t go through the roof this winter? Here, our heating solution experts share five proactive tips you can take right now to reduce your winter energy bill.

Should I supplement my heat pump with a wood burner?
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Should I supplement my heat pump with a wood burner?

Heat pumps are more efficient than other heating systems and according to the Energy Saving Trust they produce around three times more energy than they take in, so they’re a whopping 300% efficient. That’s not to say they’re perfect heating machines and in this edit, we’ll explain how a heat pump works and the common problems that owners bump into. We’ll also discuss why we think it’s a great idea to supplement your heating system with a reliable and powerful log burner! Keep reading if you’re renovating a property and are considering installing a heat pump.

What are the New Rules for Wood Burners in Scotland?
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What are the New Rules for Wood Burners in Scotland?

It may come as a bit of a shock to hear that the Scottish Government’s updated building regulations mean new buildings won’t be allowed to use a wood burner as their heat source. This statement comes with a caveat as you can apply for exemption. In this edit, we’ll explain all the new rules and why the news has provoked outrage, as lots of rural Scottish homes that are not connected to the gas grid rely heavily on heat sources such as pellet stoves and wood burners.

The Ultimate Guide to Gallery Stoves: Everything You Need to Know
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The Ultimate Guide to Gallery Stoves: Everything You Need to Know

If you're in the market for an efficient heating solution, look no further than a Gallery stove. These innovative stoves offer a range of benefits, from eco-friendly functionality to their impressive heat output. In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore everything you need to know about Firefox, Tiger & Classic stoves, including their features, installation and maintenance tips. Whether you're a homeowner or a heating professional, this guide will help understand just why these efficient heaters are so popular.

All You Need to Know About Double Sided Stoves
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All You Need to Know About Double Sided Stoves

Double sided log burners have been around for some time and are very different from standard wood burners. In this article, we hope to show you why a double-sided stove might be a fantastic investment for your home and how versatile they can be as a heat source.

Best Double Door Stoves to Heat Your Home
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Best Double Door Stoves to Heat Your Home

Double door log burners have been around for a long time, their traditional appeal has not been diminished and in this article, we’ll explain why they are becoming increasingly popular.

Christmas Traditions Around the World
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Christmas Traditions Around the World

Christmas Traditions Around the Fireplace

As the holiday season approaches full swing here in the UK, you might be getting curious about the different Christmas traditions found across the globe. From the quaint living rooms of Germany to the sunny beaches of South Africa, each country has its unique customs and ways to celebrate at Christmas time.
In this article we’ll explore five global festive celebrations, offering a glimpse into the cultural differences that set these traditions apart from the familiar Yuletide scenes of the UK. Prepare to be enchanted as we embark on a joyful adventure around the world, celebrating the magic of Christmas in its many vibrant forms.

Which Fireplace Beam is Best to Buy?
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Which Fireplace Beam is Best to Buy?

Are you looking to enhance your fireplace or wood burner set-up? You may wish to consider a fireplace beam or floating surround. Fireplaces have traditionally always included a mantle, a surround and a hearth so a floating beam is an affordable alternative that can amplify your living space into something more cosy and rustic. 

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