How to Roast Chestnuts on an Open Fire

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire aren’t just the lyrics to the Christmas Song, made famous by the great Nat King Cole. They’re also a fantastic treat to make during the holiday season! Not only will they fill your home with an incredible aroma, but the actual chestnuts are fairly delicious. Roasting Chestnuts over an openContinue reading “How to Roast Chestnuts on an Open Fire”

Deck The Halls

It’s time to get ready for some Christmas magic and give your house that festive feeling. From the perfect tree to extra snug blankets it’s time to set the scene for a cosy Christmas at home. We’ve put together some simple tips for every type of decorator, subtle to sublime, to make your fireplace andContinue reading “Deck The Halls”

20 Things You Didn’t Know About Fire

Fire has been a fundamental tool of mankind throughout history, and civilisation would not have been possible without it. Since the earliest times, human beings have used fire to keep warm and cook their food. But how much do you really know about fire? Test yourself and read on for 20 fascinating facts! 1. FireContinue reading “20 Things You Didn’t Know About Fire”

Relighting Your Fire For The first Time This Autumn

Unfortunately, the summer is over, but Autumn brings a frisson of excitement when it gets cold enough to bring up the question “shall we light the fire?”. If you have a fire or stove you will be well aware of this wonderful consolation for the summer going. Already people are chatting about it at theContinue reading “Relighting Your Fire For The first Time This Autumn”

Let’s Get Cosy

How to Achieve that Hygee State in Your Home. If you’re passionate about making your house a cosy home, we’re almost certain you’ll have heard of ‘hygge’. In this blog, we’re looking at the Danish concept and how you can bring it into your life by making simple changes to your home environment. WHAT ISContinue reading “Let’s Get Cosy”

‘Ecodesign Ready’ Explained

What is Ecodesign Ready? Designed for the environment, Ecodesign Ready stoves and fires represent the future of wood burning. Supporting the Government’s Clean Air Strategy, these advanced stoves burn so cleanly they meet, and in many cases even exceed, 2022 air quality and efficiency targets. Ecodesign is a regulation aimed at controlling emissions from a range ofContinue reading “‘Ecodesign Ready’ Explained”

Making Your Fireplace Spook-Tacular

‘Double, Double, toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble.’ William Shakespeare, Macbeth Guys and ghouls, tis the season to go a bit batty and turn your home into the haunted house of dreams! Halloween doesn’t need to be all about thrills and chills, in fact there’s plenty of ways to create a boo-tiful autumnalContinue reading “Making Your Fireplace Spook-Tacular”

Including a Stove or Fire in Kitchen Renovations

A new stove or fire ignites life into any room, but we’re often asked if they’re a suitable addition to a kitchen. The kitchen is the heart of most homes, installing a stove or fire here represents a logical decision. Families and friends often congregate in the kitchen to socialise and relax; welcoming people toContinue reading “Including a Stove or Fire in Kitchen Renovations”