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Wood burning stoves – FAQ’s

In this article, we have addressed the most frequently asked questions regarding wood burning stoves and new wood burning stove installations. If you have a query we haven’t provided an answer to, please do not hesitate to contact us for further advice or information. Are wood burning stoves being banned? No, wood burning stoves are […]

Preparing to light a fire

Before you consider installing or using a wood burning stove or an open fire, you need to think hard about what is the correct fuel for your appliance, how can you correctly store it and then how is it best used. If you can implement the answers to these questions then you are going to […]

Carbon Monoxide – The Silent Killer

Carbon Monoxide (CO), is a potentially lethal gas that is not visible, has no taste and has no smell, which is why it is often referred to as the silent killer.It is estimated that 4000 people attend hospital each year with suspected carbon monoxide poisoning. Of those, around 200 people will be admitted to hospital […]

A basic guide to the Building Regulations for open fire, stove and flue installations in thatch properties

It is a misconception that because you own a thatch property you cannot have a solid fuel combustion appliance, whether and open fire or wood burning stove, installed within your property. Our experience is that insurance companies can also add to this belief, by quoting inflated premiums and requesting minimum criteria be achieved. Whilst the […]