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  StovesAreUs awarded Google Certified Shops badge StovesAreUs, which offers Wood burning Stoves, Multi-fuel, gas and electric stoves was recently selected to join the Google Certified Shops program. To help shoppers identify online merchants that offer a great shopping experience, … Continue reading

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Seasoned Wood – To burn or not to burn?

We often get asked the question, “which is the best wood to burn”, the easiest way to answer this question is always use well seasoned (dry) wood, the main reason for this is that when wood is first chopped the … Continue reading

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Small Woodburner Suggestions

There are so many woodburners and multi fuel stoves on the market that it can be hard to work out what stove is best for you, especially if you have very specific requirements. One common problem scenario is finding a … 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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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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Cast Iron or Steel Woodburning Stoves – Which is Best?

There’s a lot to consider when choosing a multi fuel or woodburning stove, and people often ask whether they should be buying a woodburner with a cast iron or steel body. Both materials have their advantages and both have their … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Buy a Wood Burning Stove in Summer

At the first sign of autumn, the wood burning stove industry hits what we in our office affectionately call the “silly season”. Demand for woodburners and multi fuel stoves suddenly increases, the phones ring non-stop all day and stock flies … Continue reading

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Is a Clay Chiminea Right For You?

Although steel and cast iron chimeneas are a familiar sight in UK gardens, the chimeneas first developed in Mexico were made from clay. Clay chimeneas, also known as chimineas, were derived from the traditional stone fireplaces which were used for … Continue reading

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Is A Cast Iron Chimenea Right For You?

Cast iron chimeneas, also known as chimineas, are essentially wood burning stoves for your patio. A chimenea is a freestanding unit which combines an enclosed fire chamber with a short flue to vent the smoke at the top. Chimeneas originated … Continue reading

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Buying Logs for Wood Stoves – How to Make the Right Choice

Logs are the most commonly used form of wood fuel in the UK, used for both open fires and wood burning stoves. Most people source logs locally, for example through tree surgeons, farmers or coal merchants. However some fuel suppliers … Continue reading

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