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Celebrating 10 years in Banbury – Burning Desire to Succeed

Posted by Sally Williams, on February 12, 2019. Tags:

10 years ago, whilst working for a large builders merchant, Simon Attfield became aware of the growing demand for a bespoke wood burning stove company in the Banbury area. The owner of a similar business had recently retired and Simon, who was then in his early forties and with a young family, decided to take […]

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Traditonal meets Contemporary

Posted by Sally Williams, on February 1, 2019.

Our customers are always questioning whether you can put a contemporary stove into a traditional fireplace – we believe that this picture, shared by Contura, answers the question.

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Cold Plug??

Posted by Sally Williams, on January 25, 2019.

To encounter this cold air plug generally comes as a surprise to the user of the multi fuel stove.  It is common with insulated twin wall flues or exposed chimneys to experience a ‘cold plug’. This occurs when temperatures drop suddenly and the chimney has been left to go cold an invisible plug of cold […]

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Transformation from Open Fire to Wood Burner

Posted by Sally Williams, on January 24, 2019.

  A job carried out during January 2019 to remove an open fire and replace with a lovely Clearview Pioneer – all work carried out by our experienced HETAS registered fitters.

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Get Sweeping!

Posted by Sally Williams, on January 15, 2019.

With 266 chimney fires in Oxfordshire over the last three years, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue have launched a ‘get sweeping’ campaign. Chimneys and flues should be regularly cleaned and checked to ensure they’re free from debris and in full working order. Remember to check the first-floor link to your chimney. Debris and dust can accumulate […]

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Should you have a SMASHING Christmas, we are here to help !

Posted by Sally Williams, on December 19, 2018.

Here at Iron and Wood we really do hope that you all have a smashing Christmas and New Year.   But, if you have a mishap with your stove glass, we are able to help. Tell us the make and model of your stove and we can order the specific glass for you.   Alternatively, […]

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Dispelling the myths surrounding media headlines regarding Wood Burning Stoves

Posted by Sally Williams, on November 30, 2018.

Installing a new wood burning stove can help you be more energy efficient, reduce your carbon footprint and reduce particulate (PM) emissions.  Stove owners and those thinking of buying a new stove can be assured that the government are not seeking to ban wood burning stoves.  Instead, the government wants to ensure that consumers use […]

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Test It Tuesday

Posted by Sally Williams, on November 13, 2018.

Yep, it’s #testittuesday time! Make sure you check your #smokealarms and #carbonmonoxide alarms today. Always check your alarms in accordance with the manufacturers instructions. It is also worth checking the positioning of your carbon monoxide alarm. The #HETAS carbon monoxide leaflet gives clear guidance on the correct place to have your alarm. Take a look […]

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Fireside Accessories

Posted by Sally Williams, on November 9, 2018.

Here at Iron and Wood we have just taken delivery of some lovely fireside accessories to compliment your Wood Burning Stove or open fire.    Please visit our Banbury or Kidlington showroom to view the complete range.   Are showrooms are open on Saturday morning between 9am and 1pm.   Happy Weekend.

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Happy Halloween 🎃

Posted by Sally Williams, on October 31, 2018.

Happy Halloween – may your day be free of tricks, and full of treats 🎃

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