Monthly Archives: January 2011

An outside fireplace? Why? A case study.

“Nothing is more fun than being outdoors with a roaring fire and maybe even seeing snowflakes if you’re lucky, whilst cooking outside in mid winter. It can be reminiscent of that skiing weekend in Switzerland or your trip to the Pyrenees mountains. … Continue reading

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Five tips for choosing an outside fireplace.

An outside entertainment area can extend your home space and an outdoor fireplace will bring a fantastic ambience to your alfresco meal or BBQ party – or just make eating in the great outdoors that little bit more special. Investing … Continue reading

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Should I install a see-through fireplace?

A state of the art open see-through fireplace can provide contemporary fire enjoyment in any large space, between multiple rooms – or can even act as a room divider. Wherever it is built, a see-through can deliver a striking architectural statement, allowing … Continue reading

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Five ways to tell what kind of chimney you have.

Your choice of gas fire or other heating appliance in the UK will be determined by the type of chimney or flue in your home, if there is one at all. You will be able to identify which flue type … Continue reading

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Five important things about balanced flue gas fireplaces

Thinking of buying a balanced flue gas fireplace? Here are five things you should know: 1. Balanced flue fires are energy-efficient, however there can be a big difference between real-life running costs and the measure of efficiency (%) or maximum heat … Continue reading

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