August 14, 2014

 

HETAS are the official body recognised by the government to approve biomass and solid fuel, appliances, services and fuels for the UK market. This includes registering solid fuel installers via their competent persons scheme and working closely with solid fuel stove r...

August 1, 2014

Vitreous enamel flue pipe.


Constucted from varying grades of steel which is enamel coated inside and out Vitreous enamel flue is avaibale in either a matt finish or a gloss finish to match the paint effect on your stove, 


Generally a painted or matt black stove will su...

August 1, 2014

Look after your cast iron stove and it will look after you, to keep your stove in top condition it is important to give it regular checks most maintenance work can be carried out by you at home.

 
When not in use: If your cast iron stove is not in use for a period of ti...

August 1, 2014

Flexible liner. 

Flexible chimney liners are made to replace the liner of an exsisting chimney in propertys built after 1965 or to introduce a liner to chimneys built before this date. They are made to connect with an MA (Main apliance) adapter to the stoves flue pipe a...

August 1, 2014

 

Fuel: which type is most suitable for you?

 

Logs: 
Logs are a very popular choice for burning on a stove, however logs should dried to at least 25% moisture before burning to ensure the most efficient burn. 
Storing logs to dry out for burning is known as seasoning. Yo...

August 1, 2014

Double skin insulated flue.

Where there is no chimney you can create one almost anywhere using a factory made metal chimny constructed from a double skin insulated flue system. These flue systems are constructed in varous lengths and elbows by sandwiching a layer of ins...

August 1, 2014

 

Output: How much heat do you need to the room?

 

Many people choose a stove based on it's physical size, to match an existing hearth or opening. This has little relationship to the heat requirement for the room.

 

Of course every property is different and has varying amou...

August 1, 2014

Which is the best stove material for you - Cast Iron or Steel?

 

Many stoves, particularly those made in the UK are now made from steel, the traditional material for stoves is cast iron but due to there being very few cast iron foundries in Europe and none in the UK most...

August 1, 2014

Boiler Stove or Room Heater?

 

In addition to a stand alone room heating stove, Many stoves are available with a boiler to run radiators or heat hot water, or both. 


This needs to be connected to a heating system and hot water tank by a competent solid fuel plumber but o...

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