Thinking of installing a wood stove?

In an attempt by the Government to reduce the number of deaths caused by the poor installation practices, it has introduced strict measures and minimum standards to improve safety. The introduction of Document J in April 2002 Building Regulations, therefore, made it a legal requirement to obtain

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If you see our van

We are often driving around the Teignbridge/South Devon Area from one client to another. Bovey Tracey to Torquay to Exeter, to Christow to Moretonhampstead and so on… Some of our business comes from people who stop us on the street or come up to us at the

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Is There a Time Bomb in Your Chimney?

Is There a Time Bomb in Your Chimney? Fireplaces and wood-stoves are designed to safely contain wood fuelled fires, while providing heat for a home. The chimneys that serve them have the job of expelling the by-products of combustion (substances given off when the wood burns). These

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Certificate of Compliance

Certificate of Compliance   Why should my stove be installed by a HETAS installer when my friendly local builder will do the job  cheaper? Customers using a HETAS Registered Installer will be given a HETAS Certificate of Compliance by the installer on the completion of installation work.

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Getting Busy

As your wood burning stove may have not been used for a few months, it is important to make sure that your chimney is swept before you start to use it again to ensure it is free from bird nests or other obstructions. Now is a great

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Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week takes place from 19th to 23rd November this year. For further information please check (Poisoning) under  Home Safety advice topics or visit www.COvictim.org for further information on CO-Awareness Week.

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Why does my stove door glass get dirty?

Wood logs can be very smoky, especially if not entirely dry, raw bituminous coal is very dirty indeed and many ‘smokeless’ fuels produce plenty enough smoke to severely stain stove windows. When using smoky fuels always have the stove’s ‘over-fire’ or ‘airwash’ control (usually a slider above

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