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Stoves
Lily Downes

The Difference Between Wood burning & Multi-fuel Solid Fueled Stoves

When you are deciding on purchasing a stove there are a few things to think about before you decide on a fuel type.

No matter the stove you have in mind the first thing you should consider is when living in a smoke-controlled area you should look for appliances that are ‘Defra approved’, most stoves we sell are Defra approved. As long as the stove you choose is Defra approved you can burn dry seasoned wood and smokeless coal on it. In smoke-controlled areas, it is only wet wood that you cannot burn as this can produce harmful smoke.

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Rhubarb marzipan and citrus cake slices dusted with icing sugar
Recipes
Lily Downes

Unique & Easy Easter Recipe – Rhubarb, marzipan & citrus cake

This rhubarb, marzipan and citrus cake is perfect for an Easter treat as rhubarb is in season for this time of year. When baking it is important to know the difference between ovens and their effect on the outcome of your recipe. learn new cooking tips, recipes, local information, and more.

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Studio 2 freestanding integrated wood burning fire
Stoves
Lily Downes

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Solid Fuel Stove

To ensure you get the most out of your stove, it is essential that all solid fuel appliances are serviced regularly. The ideal time to service your appliance is in the summer, before the heating season begins.

HETAS recommend that all solid fuel appliances are serviced by a qualified engineer at least once a year. This will ensure the correct performance of your appliance and avoid the risk to your health where a poorly maintained stove can release poisonous Carbon Monoxide into your property.

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purple aga with refurbishment annotations
Range Cookers
Lily Downes

Why You Should Consider AGA Refurbishment

Agas are built to last, our oldest running Aga we service is 68 years old! So instead of buying a new one when you’re bored of the colour or there are a few chips and scratches consider refurbishing your existing one. It is much cheaper to refurbish your current Aga rather than buying a new one.

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cast iron frying pans on range cooker
Cookware
Lily Downes

How to easily season your cast iron cookware

If you are no stranger to knowing your way around the kitchen or just love to experiment you will adore cast iron cookware. Cast iron cookware should be seasoned for the best results and to keep it looking superb.

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