Category Archives: Chimneys

Stoves Are Us blog posts about chimneys and chimney products

Chimney Fire Safety Week – How Safe Is Your Home?

This week, 10-16 September, has been designated Chimney Fire Safety Week in support of the UK government’s Fire Kills campaign. It is being supported by HETAS, the official UK body for governing solid fuel fitters, as well as fire services throughout … Continue reading

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Stove Owners – Are You Ready for Winter?

The burning season will soon begin. If you have a wood burning or multi fuel stove it’s time to make sure it is ready to keep you warm through the winter. To help you get organised Stoves Are Us have … 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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Twinwall Flue Systems for Wood Burning and Multi Fuel Stoves

So what do you do if you want a wood burning or multi fuel stove but you don’t have a conventional chimney? The answer is to use a twinwall flue system. We get a huge number of calls asking questions … Continue reading

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Carbon Monoxide Safety for Multifuel Stoves and Woodburners

As promised, this is a follow up to my previous post full of carbon monoxide facts relevant to people with multifuel and woodburning stoves. This article is more about the practical side of the issue – how to prevent problems … Continue reading

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Multifuel and Woodburning Stove Safety – Carbon Monoxide Facts

We’ve all heard horror stories about carbon monoxide poisoning making people ill and even killing people in their own homes. It’s important to take the dangers of carbon monoxide seriously, but understanding the issue helps to put it into perspective. … Continue reading

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Chimney Liner for Multifuel and Woodburning Stoves

What is Chimney Liner? Chimney liner, also known as flue liner, is a flexible metal tube used for relining traditional chimney stacks. Flue liner is made from stainless steel and has a smooth inner skin and a corrugated outer skin. … Continue reading

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