Having two gas fireplaces share the same chimney can be very convenient. However, having a shared chimney can create unforeseen health hazards if not properly planned. What you need to know about chimneys and flues The flue is a duct or pipe situated inside the chimney which...

It may be too warm right now to be thinking about your fireplace or wood-burning stove, but it’s also the ideal time to stock up on logs for the winter ahead. If you are looking to buy now or simply trying to understand more about...

Have you been toying with the idea of hanging your TV above your fireplace? For many, particularly those living in smaller properties, this may be the only option given a lack of space, but is it a good idea? We take a look at this...

We may have had a sudden cold snap earlier this month, but spring is definitely in the air and the need for getting the fire going is getting less and less frequent. Once you stop using the fireplace for the season it is time to...

A couple of months ago, in January this year, the government published a new Clean Air Strategy. Its purpose is to reduce the number of particulates in the atmosphere by 2030 using a variety of ways to tackle their emission. While this strategy may be...

We are bombarded with reports from all angles on a daily basis about the uncertainties of the economy. Will Brexit happen, when, and in what form? What impact will it have on businesses and employment? Ultimately, what homeowners are interested in are some stability and money...

Fireplaces and stoves are wonderful for keeping our homes warm and cosy, offering a focal point for families to gather round and enjoy an evening or weekend – particularly when the weather is shocking or freezing cold outside. For our fireplaces to operate safely, though,...