Everything You Need To Know About Chimney Liners

Written by Amberglow on November 13, 2017
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What Are Chimney Liners?

Chimney liners are conduits made of clay, metal or ceramic material that are installed inside chimneys with three main objectives; to contain combustion products, to safely guide them outside and also to protect walls of chimneys against corrosion and heat.

Even though building regulations may differ, installation of chimney liners has been strongly recommended since the beginning of the 21st Century. As a matter of fact, most fire regulations make it mandatory to install flue lining.

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How To Choose The Right Stove For You

Written by Amberglow on September 6, 2017
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Choosing the right stove for your home can be tricky if you either don’t know what you want it for or simply don’t know much about stoves. Don’t worry about it; we don’t expect you to be an expert. We’ve decided to help you out and made a guide on how to decide which stove is right for you.

What Do You Want It For?

So the first thing you need to consider when choosing the perfect stove for your home is

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The Benefits Of Buying Wood In The Summer

Written by Amberglow on June 26, 2017
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During the summer, it’s fair to say that heating is not an issue. This would mean that buying wood logs for your stove in the middle of summer is a crazy idea.

Right?

Not necessarily.

Believe it or not, buying your wood in advance is a great way to stock up and comes with many benefits. Let’s take a look at a few of them.

Benefits Of Buying Wood In The Summer

One of the many benefits to buying your wood in the summer

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Why You Must Sweep Your Chimney This Summer

Written by Amberglow on April 28, 2017
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There is nothing as relaxing as sitting in your house in front a burning word fire during the cold season. To ensure your safety and health as you use the fireplace, your chimney needs regular maintenance.

You may ask why sweep your chimney even if you have not used it many times. It is advisable to clean and maintain the chimney to ensure it is safe to use.

There are several good reasons to clean your chimney but here are a few

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7 Important Wood Burning Stove Safety Tips

Written by Amberglow on June 16, 2016
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Although Summer is upon us… We all know there is nothing comfier than relaxing around a bright, warm fire with your family on a cold winter night. Many people love wood burning stoves for their excellent heat that keep their houses warm without increasing their heating bills. These stoves can also help you sell your home faster and at a significantly higher value. However, to continue enjoying the benefits of wood heat, there are certain preventative measures you must take

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Cleaning a Fireplace In The Summer

Written by Amberglow on May 13, 2016
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The majority of us forget about the fireplace as soon as the summer has arrived, but watch out, you will not want any unpleasant surprise when the hot sunny days are gone and the winter has come. During the summer, when the fireplace is not used, is always a good idea to check the status of the fireplace, for safety or to prevent performing reparation tasks during the cold season when it is needed and the conditions make harder the

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Pros & Cons of Wood Burning and Multi-Fuel Stoves

Written by Amberglow on April 15, 2016
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In 2008, a precipitous rise in oil prices led many to reconsider long abandoned heating options. Both wood burning stoves and multi-fuel stoves are considerable cheaper alternatives to traditional oil and gas heating methods. Although the price of oil has since retreated, many people are still intrigued by the environmental and economic potential of these traditional heating sources.

Strictly speaking, a wood burning stove is any stove that burns wood, wood pellets, and other wood based products and biomass exclusively. A

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Pros & Cons of Traditional and Modern Fireplaces

Written by Amberglow on March 16, 2016
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Fireplaces have been used since time immemorial to heat up rooms especially during the cold winter months with the aim of keeping them warm enough and by so doing, ensure their habitability. In modern times, they are mainly used for aesthetics since their primary role of heating up rooms has been overtaken by modern heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.

There are two main types of fireplaces in vogue today namely: traditional fireplaces and modern fireplaces. The differences between these two

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Gas Stoves vs. Electric Stoves

Written by Amberglow on February 25, 2016
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A heated debate usually evolves when people start talking about gas stoves and electric stoves in a bid to decide which the best is. Determining the best stove can be a daunting task due the existing adamant opinions about these two products. That is why our team of experts went an extra mile to compile a detailed pros and cons list of the two stoves to help you decide.


How to Extend the Life of a Wood Stove

Written by Amberglow on January 19, 2016
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Buying a wood stove for your household is not a small investment considering the cost of the stove along with the venting materials required. It is essential that you know the steps needed to make that investment last as long as achievable. There are easy things that can be done to extend the life of your wood stove as well as keep it warming your home for a lot of years to come. In this article we are going to

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Why You Should Have a Fireplace this Winter

Written by Amberglow on January 5, 2016
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In as much as you decorate your home for this winter season, you should also consider having a fireplace to help you warm yourself and your loved ones during the sometimes freezing moments of the otherwise joyous season. A fireplace is no doubt a favourite amenity that you should not only consider during the winter season, but also when buying your home.


How to Choose a Fireplace That is Right for You

Written by Amberglow on October 2, 2015
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Whether it is a new build or a renovation project, adding a fireplace and deciding between the choice of wood, gas or electric can be a hard task especially when you do not have a clue about its pros and cons. Besides this choice, another deciding factor can be the type and design of a fireplace that will suit your needs and your lifestyle.

Gas is best if
Wood is best if
Electric is best if

Fuel availability & cost
It is cost-effective and available

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