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Guides are a good way of customers obtaining information from our fireplace website im a big believer in that NO question is stupid if you do not know the answer, whilst we always encourage our customers to contact us with questions by email or phone here we cover some basic topics.

Buying a fireplace or stove can seem quite a daunting process and here at Castfireplaces we want it to be simple without any fuss and ensure you have the perfect fire for your home. Advice contained here will explain fuel options, hearth choices and advice as to how ensure you get the correct person to fit your new fireplace or stove.

Wooden Mantel Maintenance

Over time you will need to keep the lovely patina of your new Timber surround in the condition that it arrived. This is not a hard thing to do and would recommend waxing once a year just to keep on top of it. The wooden fireplace you have bought has been stained and hand waxed

Stove Instruction Manuals

Do you need a replacement set of stove instructions for the range of Gallery and Carron stoves we sell? Here at Castfireplaces we go a little further and have decided to make available online these so you can simply download them and print them off. Most fireplace Fitters and Service People will not touch your

Fuel Options

Damper Flap A Simple plate to close off the flue at the top of the fireplace. It’s job is to stop a draught coming down the chimney breast or for purely decorative use. In situ a damper flap makes your fireplace look more complete. Solid Fuel Kit A solid fuel kit is required when you

Fireplace Maintenance

A fireplace is an item that has to be maintained to keep up its appearance and more importantly to ensure safe usage here at we offer free advice and can point customers to using the right products for the maintenance of the fireplace. We offer various different types of fireplaces from Cast Iron to

Fireplace Fitting Guide

This Guide from ltd is designed to give information to the customer for reference in fireplace suitability it MUST NOT be used as instructions for fitting. We recommend the fitting of all fireplaces to be undertaken by a competent fitter registered with HETAS for solid fuel and GAS SAFE Assemble all the pieces that

Cleaning a Slate Hearth

Here we will try to help by giving you some tips on cleaning slate, they are as follows; 1 Candle wax, this is not easy to rectify, use quality blotting paper and a hot iron. Place the blotting paper over the wax and then place the iron on top of the paper, keep moving the

A Guide to Chimney and Flue Types

When it comes to choosing a new fire for your home it may not be as straightforward as installing the one you like. Ahead of picking the style, it is important that you first determine the type of fireplace that will be suitable for your property. Essentially this comes down to the type of chimney

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