Do you need an air vent with a log burner?

Wood-burning stoves are a popular and more efficient alternative to open fires. A survey willassist your installer in ensuring you have the right Kilowatt output stove for home. Especiallywith energy prices rising, many people are finding them a worthwhile investment. Stoves are more efficient and eco-friendlier than ever before. When you have a wood-burning or […]

Can you put coal in a log burner?

With rising energy prices across the country, many homeowners are looking to solid fuels asan alternative way to supplement how they heat their homes. While both wood and coal areexceptional sources of home fuel, the devices designed to burn them are not alwaysinterchangeable. For instance, wood burning stoves, also known as log burners, are notsuitable […]

Are wood-burning stoves safe?

Wood-burning stoves are great for keeping you feeling warm and toasty on cold evenings and during the winter, but are they hazardous to your health? The answer to the question ‘are wood-burning stoves safe?’ is somewhat complicated. It alldepends on the quality of the stove you’re using, its ability to exhaust fumes from your home, […]

Will smokeless coal be banned?

For the first time since the 1950s, the Government has imposed restrictions on what can beburnt in domestic fires, which has led to many people asking, ‘will smokeless coal bebanned?’. The answer to this is no, however, the sale of wet wood (wood which has notbeen sufficiently dried out or seasoned) and coal are being […]

Can I have an open fire in my house?

Learn more about the wet wood ban and the difference in efficiency between an open fire and a Stove. The department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in the UK decided to move forward with the ban of selling certain types of wood and house coal in 2021. The government spearheaded the decision to approve […]

The best time to purchase a new Wood burning or Multi fuel stove.

So, you are considering purchasing a wood burning or multi fuel stove, but are not sure of the best time to buy. Often, people do not think to purchase a stove until the nights draw in and the weather is cold, but this may not guarantee a Winter installation. Here are some considerations to guide […]

Do I need a Fireguard with a Wood burning or Multi fuel Stove?

Do you need a fire guard with a Wood burning or Multi fuel stove? And if so, what type of fire guard should you get? These are common queries from parents who are concerned about the safety of wood burning stoves with children around. Let’s look at when a fire guard may be necessary, and […]

What is considered wet wood?

In May 2021, as part of a clean air initiative, the British government began phasing out the sale of wet wood for fuel in the UK. This has led to many people asking, what is considered wet wood and why shouldn’t it be burned? In this guide, we look at why using wet wood in […]

What wood is toxic to burn UK?

The increased use of wood-burning stoves means that more and more people want to be supplied with chopped wood, preferably from cost-effective sources. But before you snap up an offer of a significant amount of cheap wood, it’s a good idea to know what wood is toxic to burn UK-wide. What wood is toxic to […]