3 Top Tips for Choosing the Right Fireplace for your Home

Written by Admin on June 14, 2021

Finding the right fireplace for your home can often be a challenge. There are so many different types of fires and stoves, not to mention the wide range of style options.

How will you ever be able to choose?

When it comes to choosing the right fireplace, you need to think about space, interior design and practicality. As well as keeping you warm and toasty, you also want your fire to fit with your home style. When you walk into a room,

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5 reasons for buying a fireplace this winter

Written by Amberglow on October 5, 2018

Creating a warm and inviting environment is essential for surviving the cold winter season. This could be done through decoration and whacking the heating up. But have you considered buying a fireplace?

A fireplace is a wonderful way to create a cosy and warm atmosphere. On a cold winters night, there is nothing better than sitting before a crackling fire and feeling the warmth whilst enjoying your favourite drink. A fireplace is no doubt a favourite amenity that you

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Why should you purchase a wood-burning stove in the summer?

Written by Amberglow on May 15, 2018

Summer is almost here! You’re looking forward to the long drawn out nights, the succulent BBQs in the evening and most importantly – the lovely warm weather.

Surely the last thing on your mind would be looking for a wood burning stove right? Wrong! Here is why you should consider investing in a wood-burning stove this summer.

If you are a little unsure; a wood-burning stove is a fire/stove that is powered by the burning of a fuel which in this case

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Tips for decorating your fireplace at Christmas

Written by Amberglow on December 18, 2017

No other time of the year brings loved ones together like Christmas time. There is magic afoot while waiting with anticipation for Santa Claus to slide down the chimney delivering presents for all while sipping on a nice cup of hot cocoa and reminiscing Christmas past. Since it is Christmas, there will be stockings and a wreath of course.

Decorating your fireplace for Christmas offers warmth and creates a feeling of cosiness in any room. Don’t neglect the fireplace mantel; it

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Everything you need to know about chimney liners

Written by Amberglow on November 13, 2017

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.

Are you aware

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A guide to choosing the right stove for you

Written by Amberglow on September 6, 2017

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 helpful 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

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What are the benefits of buying wood during the summer?

Written by Amberglow on June 26, 2017

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.


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 is

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Why must you sweep your chimney this summer?

Written by Amberglow on April 28, 2017
sweeping your chimney this summer

There is nothing as relaxing as sitting in your house in front of a burning wood 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

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7 important wood-burning stove safety tips

Written by Amberglow on June 16, 2016

Using a wood burning stove for the first time? These 7 wood-burning stove safety tips will ensure that you have a safe and warm experience…

We all know there is nothing cosier than relaxing around a bright, warm fire with your family on a cold winter night.

Many people love wood burning stoves for their excellent ability tho keep their houses warm without increasing their heating bills. These stoves also add significant value to your home when it comes to selling.

However, to

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How to clean a fireplace during the summer

Written by Amberglow on May 13, 2016
cleaning a fireplace

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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What are the pros & cons of wood-burning & multi-fuel stoves?

Written by Amberglow on April 15, 2016

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 multi-fuel

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What are the pros & cons of traditional & modern fireplaces?

Written by Amberglow on March 16, 2016
Differences Traditional Modern Fireplaces

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 as well

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Gas Stoves vs. Electric Stoves

Written by Amberglow on February 25, 2016

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.

Pros of a Gas Stove

• Gas stoves are very reliable. For instance, a gas

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How do you extend the life of a wood stove?

Written by Amberglow on January 19, 2016

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 talk about the

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How to choose a fireplace that is right for you

Written by Amberglow on October 2, 2015

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 in

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