Monthly Archives: July 2011

More UK Wood Fuel to Meet Rising Demand from Stove Owners

The Forestry Commission recently unveiled its Woodfuel Implementation Plan 2011-2014, aiming to boost the UK wood fuel industry. This will ensure that affordable firewood is available to people switching to wood-fired stoves for environmental and financial reasons. Woodfuel Implementation Plan The … Continue reading

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The Rising Threat of Fuel Poverty

Every time fuel prices go up, I find myself talking to an increasing number of customers looking for cheaper ways to heat their homes than gas, oil or electricity. While we discuss the practicalities of wood-fired heating rather than the … Continue reading

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Buyers Guide to Types of Gas Stove

Gas stoves can be a great heating choice for people who want the appearance and ambience of a woodburner, but find that gas is the most practical type of fuel for them to use. This post is a quick overview … Continue reading

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Firefox Multi Fuel Stove in Ideal Home

The July issue of Ideal Home magazine (p.28-35) features the Bedfordshire cottage of Jill Walshe, who has used her experience working in a Derbyshire interiors shop to create a relaxing country-style haven. A Firefox cast iron stove takes pride of … Continue reading

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Choosing a Chimney Cowl for a Wood Burning Stove

The correct choice of chimney cowl can make a big difference to the performance of your new wood burning stove, yet this installation accessory is often overlooked. There are too many varieties of chimney cowls and terminals for me to … Continue reading

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