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Chilli Billie Wood Burning Stove

Wood Burning Stoves in Cabins and Small Spaces

We were recently asked to install a wood burning stove into the most stunning cabin designed and built by Life Space Cabins in the rolling coastal hills of South Devon.  The owners had chosen a small Salamander Range wood burning stove to give them the…

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Wood Storage

How to Store & Dry Your Wood

Whether you have your own supply of timber or you’re buying wood in bulk, you will want to create a store to ensure that you have dry wood with the right moisture content for burning in your stove. Moisture Content When choosing the wood to burn in you…

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Stove Maintenance – Prepping Your Stove for Spring

As the evenings draw out we all get a bit excited at the thought of Spring and the warmer months being on their way.  As you reduce how much you are using your stove, you do need to think about a little bit of stove maintenance after a busy winter seas…

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Wood Burning Stove Servicing

Why Use a HETAS Installer ?

Are you thinking of buying your first stove or replacing an existing stove?  If so,  you will need to consider the installation, but why should you use a HETAS installer? What is HETAS ? HETAS is the national organisation working for consumer safety wi…

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Rais Nexo 120 West Country Stoves

What does a Wood Burning Stove Add to Your Home

If you are debating whether purchasing a wood burning stove is a good idea for your home, let us guide you through some of the great long term benefits that you might not have considered; Going Green with Sustainable Heating Yup, a wood burning stove g…

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Which Wood to Burn

What Wood Should I Burn on my Wood Burning Stove?

A wood burning stove brings warmth and cosiness to a home, but in order to keep your stove working efficiently you do need to give some consideration to the fuel that you use.  Wood is a sustainable renewable energy source which is virtually carbon neu…

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Charnwood Skye - EcoDesign Ready

Ecodesign Ready Stoves – What Does it Mean?

There is a lot in the media about wood burning stoves and the introduction of Ecodesign Ready stoves.  Let us guide you through what this means to you. The Stove Industry Alliance (SIA) formed in 2008 to promote the benefits of wood-burning stoves and…

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Lighting a Wood Burning Stove

Lighting Your Wood Burning Stove

Once your new stove is installed you are going to be keen to get your first fire lit and to enjoy the warmth. Whilst lighting a wood burning stove isn’t rocket science, here are a few tips that we can offer up to make life a little easier. What Wood To…

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