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A Guide on How to Clean a Log-Burning Stove

Posted by Hannah Price, on May 1, 2024.

A guide on how to clean a log-burning stove Cleaning the glass of a log-burning stove is crucial for maintaining both the efficiency and aesthetics of your wood-burning experience. The glass of a log-burning stove plays a vital role in ensuring a clean combustion process and maximising the heat distribution in your home. When the […]

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Why are Log Burner Fans An Essential Accessory?

Posted by Hannah Price, on March 27, 2024.

Log burner fans are becoming increasingly popular as an essential accessory for wood-burning or multi-fuel stoves, offering a range of benefits that enhance heating efficiency and overall comfort. These fans, also known as stove fans, play a crucial role in improving the circulation and distribution of heat from stoves, ensuring a more consistent and evenly […]

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Can you replace an open fire to a wood burning stove?

Posted by Hannah Price, on March 1, 2024.

Traditional Style Wood Burning Stove

Have you ever thought about changing your open fire into a wood-burning stove? Maybe you want the cosy crackle of a real wood fire but want the efficiency and safety of a wood burning stove. A wood burning stove is 5 times more efficient than an open fire. In the quest for more warmth, ambiance, […]

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Get both sides of the story this Clean Air Night

Posted by Hannah Price, on January 25, 2024.

Clean Air Night 2024 (Wednesday 24th January) is being focused on what campaigners are calling the “uncomfortable truth about wood burning” and follows a prolonged period this winter…

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Wood Burning Stove Safety: A Guide to Safeguarding Your Home

Posted by Hannah Price, on December 21, 2023.

Wood Burning Stove Safety Tips Wood burning stoves are fantastic for keeping your home cosy in winter, but it’s important to use them safely so you can warm your home with peace of mind. From proper installation to safe use and maintenance, these wood burning stove safety tips will make sure your stove operates safely […]

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Maintaining a Wood Burning Stove: How to Keep It Running Smoothly

Posted by Hannah Price, on November 22, 2023.

Wood burning stove Penguin Idris

The Basics Of Wood Stove Maintenance Maintaining your wood burning stove is important for giving it a long life and getting the best from it. It’s easy to get into a simple routine of cleaning and maintaining your stove which will give you the most from your investment in such a beautiful addition to your […]

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Step-by-Step Guide To Installing A Wood Burning Stove

Posted by Hannah Price, on November 3, 2023.

Our comprehensive guide to wood burning stove installation is your ultimate resource if you’re eager to experience the cosy allure of a wood-burning stove in your home. This guide will take you through each crucial stage of the process, ensuring that you can safely and confidently bring the warmth and charm of a wood-burning stove […]

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How To Choose The Right Wood Burning Stove For Your Home

Posted by Hannah Price, on October 17, 2023.

Salisbury 5WS wood burning stove inside of a fireplace

Choosing A Wood Burning Stove For Your Home Wood burning stoves are a popular way to heat homes as they are efficient and can provide a cosy atmosphere. However, with so many different stoves available it is often difficult to pinpoint exactly what you need. From the fuel you want to burn, your stove budget […]

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Scan 67 Zensoric Now On Display At Iron And Wood

Posted by Hannah Price, on September 4, 2023.

Exciting groundbreaking technology launches with the Scan 67 Zensoric – now on display in our Kidlington Showroom! Scan 67 is the first stove to benefit from Zensoric technology, a major step forward in wood burning stove development.

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Choosing The Right Type Of Wood Burning Stove For You

Posted by Hannah Price, on August 10, 2023.

With so many choices available, it can be difficult to know where to start when choosing a wood burning stove for you and your family. The first things to take into consideration are whether you want to heat a single room or the whole house, and whether or not you live in a smoke control area. If […]

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Modern Wood Burning Stove Have A Clear Role To Play In Our Low Carbon Future

Posted by Technique, on June 28, 2023.

Infographic showing number of logs required to produce kW of heat over 5 hour period

A wood burning stove costs about a third of the price of electric heating and approximately 13% less than gas central heating for the average household. A modern stove will use less than a third of the amount of wood fuel compared to an open fire to give the same amount of heat. Wood fuel […]

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Seasoned Local Hardwood Logs

Posted by Hannah Price, on July 26, 2022. Tags: , , , ,

The Log Dog

Seasoned local hardwood logs.  Oak, Ash or Birch make for better burning logs, coming from trees which grow slowly in contrast to softwood such as pine or spruce which grow more quickly and are consequently less dense.   Hardwood has what is known as a ‘high caloric value’ which means it will generate more heat and […]

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The Iron and Wood Experience

Posted by Hannah Price, on June 14, 2022. Tags:

  Summer seems to have finally arrived.   Having a Wood Burner installed is possibly not on the top of your to do list!   It is never too early to plan ahead. Why not visit one of our showrooms to get ahead of the game?  Visit our Showrooms.  

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Summer Maintenance for your Wood Burning Stove

Posted by Hannah Price, on May 17, 2022. Tags: , , ,

Now that Summer is here it is easy to forget all about your stove. It has done its job and now stands fore lawn until the autumn. When you come to use the stove again; what a pain to clean it up; the stove is full of ash, even the controls are still in position […]

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Solo Bonfire in stock

Posted by Hannah Price, on May 6, 2022. Tags: , ,

Solo Bonfire Fire Pit

The days may be brighter but when the evenings are a touch chilly then a fire pit or a patio stove will help keep you outside for longer.  Visit our Banbury or Kidlington showrooms where we have stock of the amazing Solo Bonfire for £299.99.

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Good News Monday !!

Posted by Hannah Price, on February 18, 2022. Tags: ,

Domestic indoor wood burning emissions significantly lower than previously thought ! The UK government has released its 2020 figures for particulate matter emissions. This latest data shows that the overall percentage attributable to the domestic indoor burning of wood fuel has been more than halved to 17% thanks to updated and more accurate wood fuel usage […]

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Always nice to receive feedback

Posted by Hannah Price, on February 2, 2022. Tags: ,

It is lovely to come into the office on a Tuesday morning and receive an email from a happy customer “We want you to know how pleased we were with your service. From the initial enquiry at yout Kidlington showroom to the completed fitting of our woodburner and its associated chimney liner we got helpful […]

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An effective source of heat !!

Posted by Hannah Price, on January 11, 2022. Tags: , ,

An open fire loses a substantial amount of the heat it generates and even when not alight, continues to draw air out of the room draining warmth and creating drafts. By contrast a stove is capable of an efficiency rating of up to 85% when in use and eliminates heat loss when not in use. […]

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Outdoor Stoves and Fire Pits

Posted by Hannah Price, on January 28, 2021. Tags:

We are pleased to be able to confirm that the Solo Fire Pits are now available to order via “click and collect”.    Please contact your local showroom who will be happy to discuss your requirements.

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Christmas and New Year 2020

Posted by Hannah Price, on December 11, 2020.

Please note that our showrooms will be closing for Christmas on Monday 21st December and re-open on Monday 4th January 2021. With best wishes for the festivities.    

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Our showrooms will be closed from 1pm on Saturday 25th May re-opening on Tuesday 28th May.