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Using Thermal Storage Systems In a Wood Burning or Multi-Fuel Stove

With the cost of monthly fuel bills, many people have opted to switch to using either a stove, one that burns wood or multi-fuel in a bid to keep their utility bills down. This is where thermal storage units come into their own. They can capture the heat and retain it so that it can Continue reading

What Exactly Are DEFRA Approved Stoves?

DEFRA is an acronym for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. It is a department of the government of the UK. You can find out more information about them by visiting DEFRA are responsible for the development and implementation of a number of regulations and guidelines that are related to the topic Continue reading

Use Free Wood On Your Wood Burning Stove

Wood burning stoves are rising in popularity. They’re known for being excellent producers of heat, being far more environmentally friendly and do not emit the harmful gasses that are damaging our atmosphere. Stoves also look very good. They are stylish and make the ideal accompaniment to the tastefully decorated home. For builders who want to Continue reading

The Important of Chimney Cleaning for Wood and Multi-fuel Stoves

Although wood stoves are highly efficient (you can expect 70%-80% output compared with just 20%-25% for an open fireplace) there is still a need to clean the chimney in order to prevent fires developing as a result of soot deposits.   Why Do Chimneys Get Sooted? In theory, well-seasoned wood that is burnt in a Continue reading

Save The Environment; Use Wood Burning Stove

The growing dangers of global warming are a matter of concern for all of us. The excessive burning of fossil fuels has led to this menace and we can save our environment by starting from our home. Instead of using fossil fuels, we should use fuel-efficient stoves for heating your rooms. Wood burning and pellet Continue reading

Why Wood Burning Stoves Are Environmentally Friendly

One of the most appealing features of wood burning stoves is that they are significantly cost effective when it comes to heating a home with renewable energy. In this case ‘renewable’ means that the wood that you use can be replaced by growing more. We have recently discussed this with wood experts and they have informed Continue reading