Entries by Quadra

Where To Place Your Furniture Near A Fireplace

Congratulations on investing in a brand new Quadra-fire fireplace for your home. You’ll be enjoying it for many years to come, so make sure that you place it in a manner that ensures the maximum enjoyment – while also ensuring your safety. An optimised layout will ensure it won’t get in the way when not […]

Understanding Fireplace Terminology

Installing a fireplace in your home is an exciting experience, but dealing with the terminology regarding its various functions can be confusing. How do you know what each term means and whether or not it’s relevant to you? The first step towards making the best decision for your needs is to know exactly what you’re […]

How To Become A Quadra-fire Fireplace Master

Investing in your wood burning fireplace was a good decision to make, and as long as you follow the provided instructions in terms of what wood to burn, how to maintain your fireplace and how to troubleshoot potential problems, you’ll have years of enjoyment ahead of you. If you’d like to take things one step […]

What Gives Your Fireplace Its Characteristic Crackle?

If you take a look at popular sleep sound machines and even online music sites, you’re bound to find several sound clips of ocean waves breaking, rain falling on leaves and, of course, wood crackling as it burns. If you own a Quadra-fire, you’ll be lucky enough to enjoy this authentic sound in the comfort […]

Maximising Your Fireplace To Properly Heat Your Home

How many fireplaces do you need to heat up the average family sized home? While the ancient English mansions you see on television might have a massive, roaring fireplace in every room, living in Australia means that we’ll never have to deal with the extreme levels of cold that would make that necessary. In fact, […]

The Materials You Should Never Burn In Your Wood Burning Fireplace

Having a fireplace inside your home can be a great way to create a wonderful atmosphere. However, sometimes people see their fireplace as a way of disposing of items by throwing them into the fire, which can have long-lasting and detrimental effects on your fireplace. Here is a list of items you should never burn.

Here Are The Best Ways To Store Your Wood Over Summer

The Australian summer is right around the corner, which probably means that you might not be using as much wood in your wood burning fireplace anymore. However, if you believe in stocking up on wood, or still have some wood left over from the colder months, there are ways to store it so that you […]

Why You Should Never Burn Unseasoned Wood

You should never burn unseasoned or green wood in your fireplace, because it contains a much higher volume of water than seasoned wood. When the moisture content is at 25% or more, it will be duly regarded as unseasoned wood. It can take a couple of years before the moisture in the wood is finally […]