5 Ways to Freshen up Your Fireplace for Spring

Once you’ve done with the annual spring clean of your fireplace, packed away the firelighters and log basket for another year, your fireplace can end up looking a little forlorn and uninviting. We don’t know about you but we are ready for spring. This winter feels like it’s gone on forever and we are lovingContinue reading “5 Ways to Freshen up Your Fireplace for Spring”

Why Reading by the Fire is Good for You

Relaxing in front of an open crackling fire after a stressful day has clear health benefits, a study has found. Recent studies have confirmed what we’ve known for years, chilling out in front of a crackling fire after a stressful day has clear health benefits. The trance-like relaxing ­effects of a campfire are well knownContinue reading “Why Reading by the Fire is Good for You”

10+ Uses for Wood Ash You Probably Didn’t Know

Living more sustainably and finding additional uses for products we would have once considered trash is now part of many daily lives. If you’re heating with wood, there’s always plenty of wood ash to go around.  While you may be hard-pressed to think of uses for wood ash in a modern daily life, historically itContinue reading “10+ Uses for Wood Ash You Probably Didn’t Know”

How to pick the right stove for you

Thinking about installing a stove in your home but unsure which fuel-type is right for you? Here we look at one of the biggest questions when it comes to choosing a stove and how to pick what’s right for your home. Like many house features, there are several factors to consider when planning for aContinue reading “How to pick the right stove for you”