Create a working fireplace

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  • Use our helpful guide to choose between a stove or an open fire

    Multi-fuel stoves

    How do they work?

    They have a grate on which you burn wood, coal or peat (only one type at a time), with an air inlet underneath which allows air to enter, and a removable pan to catch the falling ash. 

    Which one?

    You’ll need to buy one with the right heat output. To work out the output use the online calculator at Powerful multi-fuel stoves can be used with a back boiler to heat your home’s radiators and hot water, too.

    Can I fit it myself?

    You can install the stove in the fireplace yourself, but you’ll have to get a professional to line and insulate the chimney. This is essential as stoves produce tar build-up in the chimney, which can cause brick erosion and chimney fires.


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