What Not to Burn in Your Wood Burning Fireplace

It may sound like simple logic to some, but many do not realise that a wood burning fireplace is very different from an open fireplace when it comes to how fuels are burned. You may be able to throw in paper, old wood and various other things into an open […]

The Worst Place to Install Your Built In Fireplace

Whether installed in a bedroom, living room or even a kitchen, a built in fireplace offers plenty of value to any home. This type of fireplace is installed into the wall, as the name implies. Unlike freestanding fireplaces which can be placed anywhere, these fireplaces require professional installation. In this […]

When is the Best Time to Get a Wood Burning Stove?

With the arrival of spring, now is a good time to think about getting a wood burning stove. If you assumed that winter was the best time to think about fireplaces, you may be surprised to know that this is actually the worst time. As so many people rush to […]

5 Things to Avoid When Buying a Wood Burning Fireplace

Thinking about investing in a wood burning fireplace? This type of fireplace is without a doubt one of the best investments you can make for your home, offering a low-cost method of heating along with plenty of style. Buying your first fireplace can be a little bit daunting at first, […]

Top Tips for Heating With Wood Stoves

Heating with wood stoves might seem the same as heating with any other type of fireplace. In fact, closed combustion fireplaces require a little bit more thought in order to get the optimal level of heating. While that doesn’t mean that they are overly completed or fussy, it simply means […]

Top Tips for Choosing a Built In Fireplace

If you have been daydreaming about adding a modern built in fireplace to your home, you may be wondering how to choose a style that flawlessly integrates into your space. Whether used in the living room, dining room, bedroom or even a bathroom or kitchen, this type of wood burning […]

5 Reasons to Invest in a Wood Burning Fireplace in 2017

With a brand new year around the corner, 2017 is a good time to invest in that wood burning fireplace you have always wanted for your home. Wood stoves are proven to provide a cost-effective heating solution for your home during the winter months. Even during the times that they […]

What to Do With Your Wood Stove During Summer

Your wood stove has seen you through the cold winter, as well as the rainy spring evenings when the temperatures have dropped. Soon, summer will arrive in South Africa, bringing with it endlessly hot days and warm nights. Needless to say, once summer arrives, you may not use your fireplace […]

Why Now is the Time to Consider a Wood Burning Fireplace

While we may be making the move into summer here in the Cape, now is the perfect time to consider a wood burning fireplace that will see you through the cooler spring days, autumn nights and winters to come. One of the biggest assumptions that many people have about wood […]