Chimney Sweeps, do you need one? Cor-blimey, you don’t need Dick Van Dyke to tell you the answer is a resounding ‘yes’. Calling upon the services of a good chimney sweep is an essential part of being a wood-burning stove or fireplace owner. You’ll want to keep it clean for the good of your stove, your property and your household.
Be inspired on how to style a period fireplace with these beautiful and stunning examples. These antiques will give you new ways to warm your cockles.
Whether functioning or not, a period fireplace is a celebrated original feature – the kind of thing we look out for when buying a home – but not all fireplaces were created equal. Some, while rich with history, are a little heavy in style or overly ornate. Some work as a beautiful focal point, while others threaten to dominate a room. They can give a bland space a huge amount of period character, but they can also eat into valuable square footage. So how to get the best from a period fireplace? These 10 inspiring examples reveal the many ways you can improve and adapt yours.
Choosing the right size fireplace for your room is often a more difficult decision than you’d image. You don’t want it too big or too small, you don’t want it to look lost in the room, you don’t want it to dominate the room. These are things we hear every day when discussing the right size fireplace for someone’s living room.
A fireplace brings warmth to a home’s ambiance, in addition to providing heat in winter months. A celebration with family and friends is even more festive with a fireplace as a gathering point. Couples in search of a romantic setting need venture no further than their own home that is complete with a fireplace.
Get full enjoyment from your top rated wood burning fireplace by following these six safety steps, and spend your time relaxing by the fire instead of worrying about potential fireplace issues.
Learn about the importance of the Fireplace when redecorating your living room. It’s difficult to add a fireplace to a room that’s already been completed, far better to decide on your fireplace first and then match your décor to it. Here we provide you with some advice and tips on how to proceed.
Do you tolerate an “unacceptably cold” home? More than a third of the UK’s population are concerned about how they will afford their heating bills, according to a BBC Radio 5 Live survey.
Tips For Wood Burning Ashes When you first get a woodburner, the obvious things to do with the ashes is to put them straight into the bin (though never while hot, as the old-style dustbins used to remind us). However, there are actually many more useful things that you could use those ashes for than waiting […]
Let’s be honest, our top priorities when we buy a stove are probably reducing our heating bills and creating a cosy atmosphere in our home. Beyond that, it’s always a nice bonus to be able to create a room that makes an immediate impression on visitors.