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”

The History of Fire

Fireside tales are an integral part of our history, a place where knowledge was passed on and dreams were conjured. Stories have been shared around fires for centuries from myths and fairy tales to fables and facts. So kick back and get cosy at your fireside today as you learn about the wonders that startedContinue reading “The History of Fire”

How to Host a Fireside Valentine’s Date Night

Wouldn’t it be grand to escape for a romantic Valentine’s weekend or even just a date night? Don’t worry, we have the ideal solution for you to get away from it all without travelling anywhere. With just a little planning you and your loved one can be cosied up in the snug, comfortable setting ofContinue reading “How to Host a Fireside Valentine’s Date Night”

Wood Fired American Pancakes – A Recipe for Your Pizza Oven

What better than hot, freshly baked pancakes? Ones from your pizza oven of course! This easy recipe is sure to be a winner this Pancake Day! Whether you’re a fan of chocolate spread and raspberries, syrup or lemon and sugar, these American style pancakes are the ultimate thick and fluffy staple to build your stackContinue reading “Wood Fired American Pancakes – A Recipe for Your Pizza Oven”

How Will Eco Design 2022 Regulations Affect You?

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to separate fact from fiction with misleading information filling the media regarding the future of the wood burning stove industry. To help you we’ve outlined the facts about the new Eco Design 2022 Regulations and how these will affect your home fire. Contrary to media reports, all stoves are not toContinue reading “How Will Eco Design 2022 Regulations Affect You?”

Great Fireside Activities for the Winter Months.

Ok, we get it, lockdown number who-knows-what, thinking up new ideas for fun times is becoming tiresome. So, we’ve racked our brains and scoured the internet and put together 8 fantastic fireside activities to shake up your evenings this winter. Entertaining ideas to enjoy in the comfort of your own home, in fact fun hasContinue reading “Great Fireside Activities for the Winter Months.”

Our Top 5 Fires for 2020

What a year it’s been! But we couldn’t say farewell to 2020 without a rundown of our top fires. We’ve spent more time than ever staying safe at home this year and the fireplace has stormed back into the limelight with designers placing extra emphasis on integrating beautiful and functional fireplaces at the heart ofContinue reading “Our Top 5 Fires for 2020”

How Does Santa Get Down The Chimney?

­By the time the holiday season is in full swing, curious, knowledge-seeking children have lots of questions about Santa Claus and Christmas. How does Santa make it around the world in one night? Do reindeer really fly? Why do people keep giving us mince pies? But the biggest, mid boggling, question of all? How does Santa get down the chimney? CanContinue reading “How Does Santa Get Down The Chimney?”