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,...

The summer isn’t quite over yet and if you’re like us, you’ll be clinging on to it with both hands and making the most of the final rays of warm sunshine. But we’re also realists and we like to be prepared so that when the...