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Case Study – a unique outside fireplace in a London fifth floor rooftop courtyard

When we were asked to create an appropriate fireplace setting for a rooftop courtyard located in the heart of London, we wanted to complement the outstanding architecture of this significant listed building. It was up to us to make the … Continue reading

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Five reasons why developers should always install fireplaces in higher value homes.

(1) Many developers already understand the importance of designing a home that is in synergy with a buyer’s individual preferences, whilst accentuating those visual aesthetics that enhance property values. Don’t make that fireplace an option! (2) A fireplace within the … Continue reading

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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 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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What do you want to know about chimneys?

I guess we all know that a chimney is a structure for exhausting hot flue gases or smoke (products of combustion) from a fireplace to the outside atmosphere. Chimneys are typically vertical, or as near as possible to vertical, ensuring … Continue reading

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