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Purchasing Firewood from the Forestry Commission

There are many reasons why you might want to buy wood such as timber or kiln dried ash logs. If you do want to, it makes sense to use the online auctions organised by the Forestry Commission. You can find out more about what they do and how you can go through the online buying […]

What to consider when foraging for wood.

Foraging for firewood can be a great way of getting a supply of fuel for your fire without having to pay a penny, it can even be fun, but it’s important to keep in mind that it is illegal to gather such wood from commissioned woodland or private property without permission of the landowner. Its […]

Wood Types: Best to Worst

When choosing wood for a fire, it’s important that you know what type you are burning and what is best for a fire. Also keep in mind whether the fire will be indoor or outdoor, as different woods will burn with different intensity and duration. The main reason for the differences are wood density and […]

Advantages of a wood burning stove over gas and electric

There are some very solid reasons for choosing a wood burning stove over gas or electric, but the main advantages are environmental and economic. Wood is renewable and a clean burning fuel, especially when comparing a self-contained home stove with using energy from power stations running on fossil fuels. Oil and gas are not renewable, […]

Wood burning stoves for warming the home

One of life’s greatest pleasures, when you have to endure the UK’s winter weather, is to come home and shut the door behind you to the welcome of a wood burning stove. Just to see its glow and immediately feel the warmth quickly banishes the elements outside. But it would be a waste to confine […]

Wood Burner Trend. Are you looking to join ?

Wood Burner Trend. Are you looking to join ? Over the past few years, wood burning stoves have become one the most popular heating options for homes throughout the UK. Not only are they able to be located anywhere where you have the space to put it and route a chimney, but they can offer […]

Can I use coal in my wood burner?

Have you ever wondered whether you can burn coal in a wood burner? Perhaps you’ve got access to coal or multi-fuel and you’re thinking of putting it in your stove instead of logs. If so, before you go ahead and order a few sacks, bear in mind that household coal and even smokeless fuels should […]