Valiant stove thermometer

The  Valliant stove thermometer is a temperature indicator tool that at a glance will tell you if your stove is burning at an efficient temperature. What I love is the simplicity; it has a thermal expansion coil that affects the needle as your stove warms up which

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Creosote

Creosote         What is creosote A product of incomplete combustion: deposits of unburned, flammable tar vapors from wood smoke. Sometimes it is crusty or flaky in texture, but often sticky or hard. Creosote deposits are often hard to remove from chimneys, and pose a serious

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A house fire waiting to happen

Another dangerous install, a house fire waiting to happen. This customer had recently moved into a cottage that already had a stove fitted. Unfortunately not only was it too big for the opening but it had been installed incorrectly, there was no access for sweeping the unlined

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Chimney fires are avoidable   One appliance was mobilised following a report the Fire Service Control Room of a chimney fire . On arrival at the scene crews confirmed a chimney fire involving a wood burning stove and got to work with chimney gear. One chimney fire

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