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How To Choose The Right Stove For Your Home

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Caframo eco fans arrive on our website

So you have a woodburning or multi fuel stove and would like to save some money on your fuel whether you burn wood or coal. How do you go about this? The answer is by using an Eco fan. With fuel savings of up to 18%, there has never been a better time to invest in … Continued

Castfireplaces closed for ten days Summer holiday break

After a long Winter and Spring here at Castfireplaces its time to take a Summer holiday and if you are reading this we are currently away on holiday in sunny Cyprus. This I’m afraid means the office and showroom are closed here at Castfireplaces till we return on the 21st August. As myself and Rhian … Continued

Fibre Back or Cast Back for Gas Use

On our tiled fireplaces we offer a choice of cast iron backs or fibre backs with our fireplaces and I am often asked why as most people only offer cast iron. The reason for this is the fact you get a better heat output from a fibre back as they reflect the heat better and … Continued

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Stoves for conservatories

Conservatories are terrific additions to most houses, but they can often lie unused for half of the year – however, with the addition of a stove, you can benefit from the extra room all year round.
When you think about it, a stove is the only practical way to achieve this, as re-routing your electricity or central heating into the conservatory would add huge costs

How can I make my stove last longer?

Your stove can be the heart of your home and like the one in your body, you need to take good care of it to keep it fit and healthy so that it works well for as long as possible.

While a number of our products feature hot air wash technology to keep the glass clean,

Modern v traditional fireplaces

When it comes to deciding whether you want a modern or traditional looking fireplace, your individual taste is the key thing, but there are some things you may want to bear in mind before choosing.

There is a lot to be said for going with your gut – you can easily fall in love with a stove or fireplace when you see them because they are all visually impressive

Which fuel is best for you?

There are a range of fuels you can use to make the flames flicker in your stove, but picking the right one for your circumstances is an important part of ensuring your enjoyment of the product.

Gas may be the chosen option for some, as you don’t have to worry about buying in wood or other fuels to keep it burning

Cleaning a polished cast iron fireplace

Cast iron is a porous metal, meaning that it will readily take in moisture from the atmosphere, which can tarnish the visual of your fireplace – fortunately though, the solution is a straightforward one.
Whether your fireplace insert has been affected by moisture or general dirt

Using a Limestone Mantel with a Stove

Browsing through many fireplace brochures you will often see Stoves in lovely room set photos with them all complete burning away, these images are designed to give customers a view of what they could look like in your home. Quite often they are pictured with a mantel and in particular a limestone mantel because at … Continued