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What does 'Multi - Fuel' mean when describing a stove?

‘Multi-Fuel’ does not mean you can burn ‘solid mineral’ fuel and wood together. In fact, this can damage your stove and will not allow the fire to perform correctly. It means the stove is designed to burn both fuels but separately not mixed.   Wood burns best on a bed of ash and it is therefore only necessary to remove surplus ash from on top of the grate occasionally. Burn only dry, well-seasoned wood, which should have been cut, split and stacked for at least 12 months, with free air movement around the sides of the stack to enable it to dry out. Burning wet or unseasoned wood will create tar deposits in the stove and the chimney and will...

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