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Types of Fires

Looking to install a fireplace? Make sure you pick the right one for you and your home! Electric fires, gas fires and wood burner fires are the most popular types of fires for homes. We find that real fires are …

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Fireplace Safety

Fireplaces are very comforting and bring warmth and relaxation into your home. However, open wood fires can be dangerous if not respected and looked after properly. With great power comes great responsibility! Use these points to ensure that your fire …

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How to Roast Chestnuts on an Open Fire

It is more than likely that you have heard the very well known Christmas song with the opening line ‘chestnuts roasting on an open fire’ but how many of you have tried to roast chestnuts on an open fire yourselves… …

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Why Choose a Real Open Fire?

People often wonder why you should choose a real open fire…   Over the years people have often had a real fire as the centre point of their home, where families and friends can enjoy gatherings and romantic evenings in …

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What is Creosote and How Can I Prevent it?

What is Creosote? Creosote is a tar-like substance formed when incomplete combustion of wood and other fuels takes place. It forms readily in chimneys and flues over time but is more likely to build up if you use unseasoned logs in …

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Open Fires and Thatch Roofing: Is it Safe?

Thatch fires are becoming an increasing problem in recent years. Every year, between 70 and 100 thatch fires occur. Thatch fires are notoriously difficult to extinguish and have expensive consequences. According to research conducted by the Thatch Advice Centre, ejection …

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