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The Stove House is back open!

Hello lovely wood burners! Long time no speak or see! I hope you are all well and now enjoying the bit more freedom we can all share. Our showroom is now back open and phone lines are manned again! Yippee!! Half way through spring and I'm sure you are reducing down the use of your stoves. Here's a few reminders: Now is the time to spring clean your stove/s. Check and replace door and glass rope seals. Inspect the fire bricks for cracks Clean all the ash out if you are intending not to use them again until next season and leave the door a jar to allow air to circulate or at least all the air vents fully open. Check the...

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Vermont Casting Defiant Stove Door Service

The owner thought their #stove #doors were beyond repair. We have given them a new lease of life!  For more information on The Stove House and stove servicing, woodburning stoves and installation service which offers a full fitting service by HETAS qualified installers please contact us here. A stove survey for supply and fit can be carried out and a full quotation will be emailed to you usually within 2 hours of the appointment. We also offer a service where we can come out to site and show you how to use your existing stove correctly or to assess an original stove installation.

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TOP TIP: STOVE DOOR SEAL TEST

Step 1: Firmly close the stove door and listen carefully for the soft sound of the rope gasket, not metal, hitting the body of the stove. If you hear metal then they need to be changed! If you don't move on to Step 2: Do the "paper " test. Open the stove door and close a strip of paper in between the stove door and the stove body so that half of it is inside the stove and the other half is outside. Make sure the door is closed properly. Try to pull the slip of paper out. Repeat this every 10cm around the door, it should not slip out easily. If there is an area in the door where it slips out easily,...

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