Why and How to Choose a Fire, Stove, Hearth and Fire Surround

Why and how to choose a fire, stove, hearth and fire surround

A series of articles designed to show the benefits and joy of newly installing, opening up or renovating a long forgotten fire and fireplace within your home. You will also find articles to help you make the right choice of which type of fire to install from size, heating capacity, fuel choice (Gas, Electric, Solid Fuel, Bio Mass-pellet, pre-formed briquettes, or logs and even gel fires) and information on the wide choice of fire surrounds you can choose from to complement your home and lifestyle.


Your Fireplace, Your Home

How to choose the right size Gas Fire, Electric Fire, Multi-fuel or Log burning stove, & how to calculate your BTU needs.

Electric Fires

Gas Fires

Why Choose a Cast Iron Fireplace?

Why use a Registered Competent Person Scheme Installer?

How to check your Gas Engineer is Gas Safe Registered.


How to Choose a Fireplace and Identifying Historical Design Styles

I Don't Know, I'm Fluless, Which Fire, Which Flue?

Solid Fuel Fires

Bio Ethanol and Gel Fires

The Myth, the Science and the Solution to Open log Fires

When to use a Registered Competent Person Scheme Trades Person?

How to check your Solid Fuel Engineer is HETAS Registered

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