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In the next few months, we'll be looking at covering a range of heating terms and expressions that you may come across while you research your wood burning or multi-fuel stove or fire purchase. This blog will focus on some popular phrases and features you may find during your search. They should help you break through some of the more technical terms and help you get a better understanding of the details.
If you’ve been using your stove this winter, you’ll doubtless have been on the receiving end of some wonderful hearth warming moments and enjoying some seriously good heat. Over the next few weeks, the time will be right to give your wood burning or multi-fuel stove a good maintenance check up. Here’s just some of our top tips to ensure you make the most of your wood burning stove’s downtime.
Wood burning stoves have many benefits – they are cheap to run, provide an efficient source of heat and offer a beautiful focal point for a room. However, perhaps the main advantage of modern woodburners that has been put forward in recent years is how good they are for the environment.
The popularity of wood burning today can probably be attributed to a number of factors, not least the desire for a good looking appliance that will give your home a welcoming atmosphere.
A common question, but first, what is the difference? Technically, there should be no difference, because well-seasoned logs should be properly dried to below 25% moisture content. But in reality, when one buys ‘seasoned firewood’, it often has a much higher reading. How many times have you heard your local supplier saying that the wood has been ‘down’ for over two years, so very dry, but when you burn it, the stove glass blackens and it struggles to burn? This is because the wood has not properly dried
With fuel costs rising across the board, it’s no wonder that people are opting to install a wood burning or multi-fuel stove in their home. Taking advantage of the lower cost of wood fuel, instead of relying on gas and electric, makes sense if it’s a viable option.
TV Interior Design expert Sarah Beeny discusses some of the key benefits of today's high efficiency wood burning stoves and fires, as well as key tips on styling your fireplace.
The new Stovax Vogue Midi wood burning stove brings style and substance to your home - providing the very latest combustion technology in a refined, modern-traditional package.
Vision Midi wood burning and multi-fuel stoves deliver outstanding heating performance in a stylish, contemporary package and feature a host of optional extras letting you tailor them to your needs.
Offering refined styling and high efficiency, Gazco’s elegant Huntingdon gas stove range presents a variety of size and styling options perfect for heating your living area. The smallest in the range, the Huntingdon 20’s compact proportions are perfectly designed to fit easily into a standard fireplace opening, whilst creating a warming atmosphere with its highly efficient 80% 2.6kW ... Find out more
Nothing beats relaxing in the warming, flickering glow of a wood burning stove, whilst knowing that you are helping to reduce your carbon footprint.
Featuring an exceptionally large window, Stovax’s high performance contemporary View range of wood burning and multi-fuel stoves provides an unparalleled view of the rolling flames.
A wood burning stove will bring light and warmth to your home and with it an irresistible ambiance of real, crackling flames. However, you might think that woodburners are only for larger country homes, but thanks to Stovax’s smoke control area approved stoves, homes in urban areas can now enjoy all the benefits of wood burning!
Autumn is a time for brisk walks, large cups of teas and a warm fire waiting for you at home. Whether you are looking to upgrade your existing heating appliance or simply need some advice on choosing the perfect log burning size or style for your home, Stovax has a wide range of log burning stoves and useful advice that will get your home ready and warm before the start of the winter.
Professional XQ™ is an innovative twin wall flue system that can be configured to suit virtually any installation requirement, opening up new possibilities for you and your wood burning fire or stove.
The pinnacle of Danish design, Varde Ovne wood burning stoves, distributed by Stovax Limited in the UK and Republic of Ireland, combine not only contemporary aesthetics and quality materials, but also functionality.
With many solid fuel stoves designed to be either dedicated wood burning stoves or multi-fuel stoves, it is useful to be aware of the distinction before you decide which would best suit your needs.