Fire Alarms, All You Need to Know Ahead of the New 2022 Regulations

Time to wake up! The legislation around fire alarms installed in all Scottish homes is changing with the new standards being implemented from 22nd February 2022. This legislation is being introduced now as a response to the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in London. A Ministerial Working Group on Building and Fire Safety was establishedContinue reading “Fire Alarms, All You Need to Know Ahead of the New 2022 Regulations”

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”

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?”

Incorporating a Multi-sided Fire in Your Home

Today, more than ever, the function of a fire or stove in a typical home is to create vital warmth and a calming, centralised, atmosphere. The enticing glow of a fireplace is a defining element of many home living areas. The most common locations for fireplaces and stoves are lounges, kitchens, bedrooms and increasingly in home offices too. How do youContinue reading “Incorporating a Multi-sided Fire in Your Home”

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 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”

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”

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”

The Home Office Upgrade Everyone Needs

Are you working from home? Want to create the ultimate home office?  Technology and seamless connectivity have ensured that many of us have been able to work at home with ease, many of us continuing to work this way in the new normal. Home offices, workspaces and home studios have become an integral part ofContinue reading “The Home Office Upgrade Everyone Needs”