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Dispelling the Myths: The Truth About Modern Wood Burning Stoves

In areas like Manchester and Cheshire, modern wood burning stoves, particularly those meeting Ecodesign standards, defy misconceptions of being banned or highly polluting. Contrary to outdated beliefs, these stoves are engineered for exceptionally clean burning, meeting stringent emissions standards while offering efficient heating performance.

Keeping the Flames Alive! The Importance of Gas Fire and Wood Burning Stove Maintenance with Heat Installers

As the seasons transition and the chill sets in, ensuring the safety, efficiency, and longevity of your heating appliance becomes paramount. In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore why regular maintenance is crucial and how Heat Installers, with our team of Gas Safe and HETAS registered engineers, can assist homeowners in Manchester and Cheshire with their servicing needs.

Stove installation in Manchester

Fitting a log burner, or a wood burning stove, in cold weather can offer several benefits, making it a popular choice for heating homes during the winter months. Wood is often a cost effective fuel source compared to electricity, gas, or oil. If you have access to affordable or free firewood, using a log burner can result in cost savings on heating bills.

Media wall design & installation in Manchester

Did you know that we don't just fit Woodburners and Gas Fires? Our team are often creating wonderful 'Media Walls' combining customers own TV's and media units within a custom build stud wall with feature electric fire below. A great way to give any room character with the benefit of being able to display the flames without the need to use the heater allowing you to enjoy a cosy atmosphere all year round!

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.

Looking for a new gas stove?

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.

Why have electric fires and fireplaces 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!

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.

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.

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