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Thursday, 5 March 2020  |  Admin
Will Wood Burning Stoves be Banned in the UK?

Recent announcements regarding rules on what fuels can be burnt on wood burning stoves have again caused confusion on whether this means a ban on stoves. This is not the case and wood burning stoves continue to be a superb way to heat your home. This guide is designed to explain what the new rules consist of and explain how the latest EcoDesign Ready stoves considerably better for the environment compared to an older stove or an open fire.

Wednesday, 29 January 2020  |  Admin
Gas Stoves

Nothing creates an inviting atmosphere quite like a Gas Stove and it's easy to see why they have become very popular in recent years. We are able to install all major brands of gas stoves throughout Manchester so whether you favour traditional styles or opt for ultra-modern, there will be a gas stove for you. Ideal for those looking to recreate the looks of a real woodburner but require instant control of the flames and without the need to store wood.  The heart of any home, a gas stove will add warmth and character to any home and even if you don’t have a chimney with a balanced flue model! This blog will give a brief insight into what types of stoves are available.

Thursday, 16 January 2020  |  Admin
Electric Fires - An insight into why electric fires and fireplaces have become so popular

In recent years, there has been a huge increase in the demand of electric fires. What used to be considered the last choice if your home did not feature a chimney or flue is now appealing to all homeowners thanks to the massive choice of designs available, convenience and as they have the unique advantage of being able to display flames without any heat. If you're not familiar with the extensive range of electric fires available on the market today, you'll be amazed at what styles are available and here at Heat Installers, many of our custom installations include a state-of-the-art electric fire!

Thursday, 19 September 2019  |  Admin
The changing style of gas fires

Many will remember back in the 1970's when gas fires started to become a popular replacement for open fires. People loved the instant control and convenience compared to the laborious job of setting up and maintaining a coal fire. Gas fires have evolved into some truly amazing designs with the latest models being almost indistinguishable from a real wood fire. This blog is designed to give you ideas if you're looking to replace your existing fire and will show the vast range of designs available. Whether you have a chimney or not, there are gas fires to suit all homes.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019  |  Admin
The Heat Installers Guide to using your stove efficiently

There are many advantages in becoming a wood burning stove owner and one gaining growing significance is that of making our homes more self-reliant. In a world that is so used to being focused on the convenient rather than cost conscious or green conscious, a wood burning stove offers to free you from the confines of high energy costs and allows you to ensure that your family will continue to benefit from heat regardless of power grid electricity supply. The Clean Air Strategy sets out the government’s plans to educate consumers and introduce measures that will make sure people who already own a stove burn cleaner fuels and therefore emit fewer pollutants. It’ll also ensure new stoves are highly efficient by 2022.

Wednesday, 3 April 2019  |  Admin
The heat is Ö..off!

With the warmer months approaching, wood burning stoves and high output gas fires may not be a priority for many homeowners however, the Heat Installers team continue to be busy with an increase in installations of custom electric fires. Enjoy the realistic flames without the need to use the heater with many of these stunning designs built into to stud walls for a flush fit plus custom built enclosures which also incorporate TV's and storage areas.

Monday, 18 March 2019  |  Admin
Spring cleaning? Donít forget the fireplace

Having a fireplace in your home create a delightful feature that adds warmth and ambience. However, soot deposits, misted up glass and marks from general wear & tear can distract from the beauty so regular upkeep is required to keep your fireplace in tip-top condition. So we recommend cleaning your fireplace as regularly as possible. Not sure where to start? Just follow our step-by-step guide for tips to restore your fireplace to its former glory...

Thursday, 7 March 2019  |  Admin
Looking for a new fire, fireplace or stove? May we recommend The Heat Depot

The Heat Installers provide a professional installation service of gas fires, wood burning stoves and fireplaces throughout the North West. For those looking to use our services and have not purchased their new fire, fireplace or stove, we recommend visiting The Heat Depot in Middleton, Manchester where you will find a huge selection of beautiful designs with friendly, impartial advice provided by their expert team.

Thursday, 14 February 2019  |  Admin
Can you have a new stove and still be green?

Ecodesign is the European-wide programme to lower emissions. It is due to come into force for stoves in the UK in 2022. SIA Ecodesign Ready stoves will meet the Ecodesign requirements and are available now. The PM emissions limit for Ecodesign is 55% lower than for DEFRA exempt stoves. Both DEFRA and the Mayor of London are backing the installation of SIA Ecodesign Ready stoves to reduce emissions from wood burning.

Monday, 4 February 2019  |  Admin
Tips for using smokeless fuel on your stove

Whether you're a seasoned stove owner or considering buying a your first stove, one of the most important things to be aware of is using the correct fuel. Multi-Fuel Stoves give you the option of burning wood or solid fuels but with a vast choice of fuels available, choosing the right fuel is vital to ensure you enjoy many years of reliable heat in your home.


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