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External Air Stoves

External Air Stoves

naglefireplaces 03/05/2016 0
Stoves with External Air Explained   With efficiencies and air tightness increasing in new homes, stoves and fires with external air are becoming more and more popular. External air is a fantastic add on to any new stove but quite alot of home owners are unsure why this feature is needed and what benefits it will bring to their home. External air is a coupling attached to the back or underside of the stove to allow a pipe to connect from the outside of the property directly to the appliance. T...
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Tips on how to pick and run a stove

Tips on how to pick and run a stove

naglefireplaces 16/10/2015 0
Kya deLongchamps looks at the practicalities of choosing and fitting a stove as part of a single room or a whole house heating plan using wood, coal or oil.     Acontrollable stove is the economical, contemporary take on an open flame fire. Containing the heat and directing it to where we need it, (be that out into the room or into a back boiler too, for central heating radiators), today’s stoves can wring the BTUs out of a variety of fuels, instead of gifting the heavens up to 70% of our h...
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Stoves or Fireplaces, What Should I Install?

Stoves or Fireplaces, What Should I Install?

naglefireplaces 21/06/2015 0
It is a question that many new home owners and renovators often find themselves asking, what really is the best option - fireplaces or stoves? There are a few factors you should consider before you make your decision With regards stoves. Firstly what type of stove are you looking for? Would it be perhaps a wood burning stove, boiler, electric, gas, oil or perhaps even multi fuel? The choice you select will obviously depend on what type of heating system you have in your home.  From an aestheti...
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What is a boiler stove??

What is a boiler stove??

naglefireplaces 21/06/2015 0
Boiler stoves give the homeowner the option of heating their home via a wood-burning or multi-fuel stove. This would replace or exist instead of a ‘traditional’ central heating system involving electricity, gas or oil. The reason a homeowner might choose this method of home heating might be due to some of the benefits that boiler stoves bring: Boiler Stoves are a constant heat source They help in the elimination of condensation There are environmental benefits to installing Boiler Stoves- l...
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Fire Safety at Christmas

Fire Safety at Christmas

naglefireplaces 21/06/2015 0
Christmas for most is a happy time of year with friends and family. Leading up to Christmas there are lots of things to prepare and organise from decorating the tree, buying presents, preparing the food, the list is endless. One task that many overlook but one that should be a priority is fire safety around the house. A few key areas that you must be observant of this festive season are outlined below. Fireplace and Stove In the lead up to Christmas you should always clear out your fireplace a...
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Ideas for Decorating the Mantelpiece

Ideas for Decorating the Mantelpiece

naglefireplaces 21/06/2015 0
Fireplaces are the heart of the home and the focal point in any room, while selecting the right style, colour and size are all important the mantelpiece is also a key element of the look. The mantelpiece is space that can be utilised and add to the design you are trying to create. This area is one of the most interchangeable areas in a room and an instant way to update a room’s look. Below are some easy ways to decorate your mantelpiece to create a cohesive, interesting look. Symmetrical Style ...
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Boiler Stove Vs Non Boiler Stoves

Boiler Stove Vs Non Boiler Stoves

naglefireplaces 21/06/2015 0
One of the many questions that we are asked is what are the advantages and disadvantages of a boiler stove and a dry non boiler stove.  There is not a simple black and white answer to this question because most houses are different and peoples daily lives are also different. So to decide which stove suits you there are a few very important questions to answer   No 1 What size is your house and heating system?  No 2 Do you work at home or do you go out to work?  No 3 Will you spend most of you...
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