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What size stove should I choose?

What size stove should I choose?A good guide for calculating the minimum output required would be to allow 1KW per 14 cubic metres.For example if your room is : 5m wide, 6m long by 2.5m high = 5 x 6 x 2.5 = 75 cubic metresSo you then divide this by "14", which would give [...]

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Types of Flue for Gas Fires

To ensure that you buy a fire that is suitable for your home you must first establish if your property has a flue and if so what classification it is. This article aims to give you an overview of the different types of flue which would be suitable for gas fires.Brick Built Chimney – Class 1The classic brick built [...]

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Wall Hung Electric Fires

Their are a variety of reasons why a great looking modern mounted wall electric fire might be the best option for you when searching for a real centrepiece for your home.Be Modern OrlandoPurchasing and installing a contemporary gas fire place can be a lot of work, expensive and requires regular attention and maintenance. More importantly, a gas fire needs a safe [...]

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What is a balanced flue gas fire?

All gas fires, when being used, create carbon monoxide which needs to be safely removed from the home environment via a flue system, usually a chimney.To answer the question of what is a balanced flue gas fire we will start by explaining why you might need one. A standard inset or outset gas fire requires at least a pre-cast, [...]

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Chimney Types

Choosing a suitable gas fire for your home is dependent on a wide variety of factorsthat range from what type of flue your property has to how you may want the fire to look; how much heat you need from the fire to how efficiently you would like it to perform.With this in mind it is not difficult to realise [...]

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Electric Fires and Surrounds

Right now there are more options than ever before when considering buying an electric fire and surround.The fireplace surround is an integral part of any front room. With a huge range of materials and styles to choose from, a fireplace surround can be the centre piece at the heart of any home. Whether your home leans towards a more [...]

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Fire Surrounds For Gas Fires

The fireplace surround is an integral part of any front room. With a huge range of materials and styles to choose from, a fireplace surround can be the centre piece at the heart of any home. Whether your home leans towards a more traditional look or demands a contemporary style, the huge choice of variations and designs available will ensure [...]

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Gas Fire Coals

There are many types of Gas fire coals, some are made from fibre and some are moulded ceramic coals, there are many different shapes and sizes available as well i.e. square, triangular, oblong spherical and many more.The coals on the gas fire are extremely important to the running and visual effect and even the output of the fire could be [...]

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Free Standing Electric Fire

The electric fire has been on the market for many years now and offers a great alternative to the gas fire for customers who are limited in what they can have. For many consumers living in buildings or areas of the country a gas appliance is not suitable be it a new build property without a chimney or [...]

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Modern Electric Fires

The electric fire has become a permanent fixture in consumers homes across the UK. For the past 20 years or so and with manufacturers improving the way that their products look and function, the electric market is now really competing with its gas counterpart and with apartments and new build homes increasingly without chimneys the electric fire demand is certainly growing.Fireplacestoreonline [...]

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