The great thing about a solid fuel stove is not only that warm cosy glow it adds to your living area - With gas and electricity prices constantly on the rise, installing a solid fuel appliance in your home will not only create a stunning focal point but will also save you money on your heating bills too. The number of UK households choosing to open up their fireplaces and bring them back into use is rising sharply with over 200’000 stoves officially installed across England a
Multifuel or Woodburning stoves which would be best for you? Often stoves are referred to generically as woodburners but in the UK market multifuel stoves are a more popular choice. So what is the difference between woodburning and multifuel stoves? A woodburning stove can only burn wood. Often there is no grate or ashpan in a woodburning stove but a bed of firebricks or a flat bottom and a log retaining fence. This is because wood burns well on a bed of ash at the bottom of
With nearly 50 years experience Broseley fires are no stranger to the stove industry. The eVolution stoves range incorporate Broseley’s extensive knowledge and traditional materials to produce an efficient beautifully designed range of woodburning stoves for the modern world. Burning wood is carbon neutral, During it’s growth a tree absorbs as much, if not more, carbon dioxide as it emits when it decays or burns so the eVolution range is proud to wear the “Carbon Neutral Ener
Firebelly stoves FB range is one of our most popular contemporary stove ranges, this UK based family run business has a unique brand of woodburning stoves which are designed and built in the UK using the latest technology for high efficiency and ease of use. Available in a wide range of colours the FB range of stoves can either blend into a space or make a bold statement depending on your taste. Options include a drop in multifuel kit for burning mineral fuels, a log box to r
Alder: Burns quickly does not produce much heat. Apple: Must be seasoned for a slow steady burn, small flame with good heat.
Ash: Burns best when dry, the best wood for burning giving both a good flame and heat. Will burn green.
Beech: Can spit embers with some power burns nearly as well as ash.
Birch: Gives a nice smell and produces a good heat but it burns quickly.
Cedar: Gives a lovely scent and burns well with a small flame when dry.
Cherry: Produces a nice scent, bu
Based in Devon Stovax have been established well over 30 years and are one of the major contributors to the Solid fuel industry. In 1988 Stovax took the decision to diversify into the manufacture of gas fired stoves and established their well known sister company Gazco. The two companies continue to work together to produce an outstanding range of stoves, fires and fireplaces which are sold throughout Europe. The Stovax range of stoves is diverse, starting with the beautifull
Burning wood fuel on your stove can be cheaper and kinder to the environment than burning other solid fuels, but what things should you consider when buying logs? Moisture Content. Dry, well seasoned wood burns far better than wet wood which is also known as green wood. Wet wood is much harder to light and burns far less efficiently than dry timber. Wet or green logs will make the fire smoulder which creates lots of tar and smoke which are corrosive and can potentially damage
Broseley fires have introduced a brand new boiler stove to their range of cast iron stoves. Available in two models the Snowdon boiler stove is large enough to heat a huge room and provide gallons of hot water to your central heating system. The Snowdon 26 is the smallest in the range and is an environmentally responsible appliance which is suitable for use in a smoke control zone. With large double doors and a huge firebox, this 26kw wood burner from the Snowdon boiler s
Stove maintenance tip How to change fire rope in a stove. The purpose of a rope seal around a stove door is to prevent excess air entering the fire chamber resulting in the fuel burning faster. Stoves are far more efficient than open fires because they are controllable. For a stove to be controllable the seals (which include the fire rope) must be kept in good condition. Stove rope is made from a heat resistant fibre which is soft and easy to manipulate. Stove rope should be
There are many ways to heat your home, but with so many fuels to choose from why burn wood? Burning wood efficiently produces virtually no smoke and because wood is a renewable source of heat energy if your logs come from sustainably managed trees then you are helping to reduce CO2 production compared to burning fossil fuels which are becoming more rare and expensive to buy. Locally sourced wood will also reduce transport costs and help encourage local business. Wood burning