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DEFRA - Cleaner Fuels Announcement, February 2020

DEFRA (Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs) Just to clarify what fuels are to be banned and what you can still burn in your stove here is a section from DEFRA on the Government website. You can read the full article here.   Cleaner Fuels Announcement - February 2020 On Friday 21st February 2020 Defra announced their response on their cleaner domestic burning of solid fuels and wood consultation. The consultation took place between August and October 2018 and focused on England only. The proposals in this consultation included: restrictions on the sale of wet wood for domestic burning phasing out the sale of traditional house coal applying sulphur standards and smoke emission limits to all manufactured solid fuels Burning wet wood can result...

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Fuel for thought!

It's time to ensure you have fuel to burn and the quality of it!! Order your wood now if you didn't in the summer, as you may be left out in the cold, literally! Click on this link for some of my Wood tips.  Get your chimney swept every year and ask the sweep what the 'build-up' has been like over the year. This tells you how well you've been burning your stove...or not! Plus it also tells you what the quality of the fuel was like. Heavy build up tells you that you've been burning your stove too low and the fuel was either damp or 'dirty' (treated or has heavy deposits). We sell special powder to burn on the fire to loosen...

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Your Stove Checklist

STOVE CHECKLIST Get your chimneys swept every year by a NACS chimney sweep. Stove door rope seals need to be replaced every year if not every other year. This ensures maximum efficiency, correct fuel consumption and keeps the glass clean. We offer a full door reconditioning service or can supply you the spares to do it yourself.  Vacuum out the fire box and ash pan at the end of the burn season, usually around June/July. Otherwise, moisture mixes with the ash and causes erosion. (Only needs to be done once a year!) Wood ash is fantastic for flower beds and vegetable patches. Only burn dry seasoned logs this prevents tar build up within the stove and the chimney. We sell...

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Arctic Blast to hit UK

Arctic blast to bring snow and ice to UK this weekend as temperatures plummet. Please ensure you have enough fuel for your stoves and fires so you keep roasty-toasty. If you haven't got a stove yet please call us to arrange a survey, 01730 810931. We are only just heading into this cold weather!

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