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Benefits of a Wood Burner Fireplace

There are many advantages to wood burning fires. They are the cheapest form of heating you can have in your home; they encourage people to come together and look stunning. There is nothing quite so elegantly mesmerising as fire. Real …

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Lighting The Perfect Fire

When the time comes to lighting the fire again, you want to do it perfectly! Fires can be quite temperamental and to be able to light one and keep it roaring is a talent. It often takes a bit of …

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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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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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