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Monday, 4 February 2019
Contemporary living at its Scandi best

The Odin wood burning stove is a versatile, ultra-modern appliance that allows you to create a spectacular feature in your home. Whether you opt for the wall-hung Odin, ceiling mounted or on it's own dedicated Plateau base, you can be assured that this cutting-edge design will really stand out. Designed and crafted in The Netherlands, it boasts incredible performance and efficiency whilst the single sided Odin is also approved for use in smoke controlled areas.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Dik Geurts - A stunning range of designer wood burning stoves

Dik Geurts was acquired by DRU in 2007, is a brand that represents distinctive, contemporary styling combined with robust build quality. The fabulous Dik Geurts brand to produces a range of wood burning and multi-fuel products that cover all domestic applications. You can choose from classic, no nonsense woodburners, versatile solid fuel stoves, curvaceous and panoramic 3-sided log burning stoves and inset wood fires that will not look out of place in any style of home. Dik Geurts wood fires and stoves are easy to use, energy efficient, clean burning and built to stand the test of time.

Monday, 7 January 2019
What style of fireplace will suit my home?

A fireplace will become a major feature of your home. It provides a central focal point and depending on the fire you choose, it can also offer highly efficient heat. Making sure you choose the right one to suit your individual style is essential. There are a number of things to consider; the type of heating appliance you have, the style of your décor – whether traditional, retro or contemporary and the size and materials used.

Whether your preference is a wood burning stove or an ultra-modern 'hole-in-the-wall' style gas fire, the right surround or mantelpiece will enhance your fire and give your home warmth and character. This blog will give you tips on ensuring you choose the perfect model for your home!

Thursday, 20 December 2018
The Flamerite Glazer Fire & Modular Suite will make a statement in any room

A new concept from British electric fire manufacturer Flamerite that allows you to create a spectacular focal point in almost any room in your home. The Glazer fire is a stunning, 3-sided electric fire that can be supplied on its own so you can build a custom surround to fit the fire into or for a complete solution, there is a choice of custom made modular suites: the Exo, Iona and Strato.

Simple, 'hang-on-the-wall' installation with the Strato suite also includes versions which can provide a fashionable storage solution for your television and media equipment.

Friday, 7 December 2018
Five of the best fireplaces for 2019

The latest and greatest fireplaces for 2019 offer plenty of reasons to transform your home. While some bring new unique designs, others boast the very latest gas fire technology that allow you to fit an oversize fire in Class 2 Pre-Cast flues, offering a new dimension to fireplace installation. Our list includes our favourite models available that combine stunning good looks, versatility and value for money. No matter what your style preference is, there's a fireplace to suit all tastes and budgets.

Thursday, 22 November 2018
Love stoves  hate fuss?

Many of our customers in Greater Manchester love the idea of having a multi fuel or wood burning stove at home – but are not so keen on the work that can be associated with lighting and maintaining a stove. Here at we can offer the best of both worlds.

An extensive range of gas fires and electric fires that offer the charm and character of a real stove combined with the instant controllability of gas and electric.

Thursday, 8 November 2018
The amazing new Pryzm electric fires from Elgin & Hall

Electric fires are becoming increasingly popular due to their simple installation, endless design styles and ease of use. New for 2019 is the brand new Elgin & Hall Pryzm electric fire range boasting the very latest LED technology including colour changeable fuel beds and a unique flame effect. Sit back, relax and prepare for a spellbinding performance as you bring the Pryzm electric fire to life with one click of the convenient remote control!

Tuesday, 6 November 2018
Stunning fireplaces with large aspect gas fires that can even be fitted into Class 2 Pre-Cast flues!

For many homeowners living in modern homes, a shallow Class 2 Pre-Cast flue can restrict their choice of fireplace immensely. Normally, the choice would be a standard 16" inset gas fire with slim inset depth or a traditional outset gas fire that sits on a hearth in the room which can look dated. Leading UK fireplace manufacturer have introduced an exciting and exclusive range of complete gas fireplace suites which incorporate a large aspect, log effect gas fire with superb performance which is designed for installation into both Class 1 and Class 2 flues including pre-cast!

Friday, 12 October 2018
Electric Fires provide a simple solution to add style and ambience to your home

Looking to add a stylish centerpiece to virtually any room in your home? Electric fires have moved on tremendously over that past few years and many of our customers are moving from gas to electric thanks to the incredible realism and convenience they offer. You can create a lovely atmosphere in your home with an electric fire and with the latest flame effects being powered by low energy LED illumination, the flame only setting will cost pennies to run!

Wednesday, 3 October 2018
Fireplace Chambers in Brick or Natural Stone - Perfect for Wood Burning Stoves

Pre-fabricated fireplace chambers offers a superb solution for anyone looking to install a wood burning, gas or electric stove. With most new installations, it is unlikely that the bricks inside a chimney will be in a suitable condition so they can be kept on show. Building a new brick chamber inside is also not usually an option as this will reduce the depth resulting in the stove being too far forward. Our collection of ready-to-use brick and stone chambers are ideal as they are approximately 30-40mm thick and provide a straightforward installation option to give your new stove or fire a stunning backdrop!

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