Entries by Quadra

What Are The Environmental Effects Of A Wood Burning Fireplace?

For many people, the misconceptions of the environmental impacts of a wood burning fireplace prevent them from experiencing the true benefits of what a wood heatercan offer. More often than not, environmental concerns such as increasing air pollution are associated to wood burning fireplaces; however, these outdatedassumptions are often not entirely true.

Preparing Your Wood Heater For Winter

With winter well on its way, many Melbourne families with wood burning fireplaces will be looking to maximise their heating solution by preparing it properly now. Make certain your wood burning fireplace is safer to operate, provides cleaner heating, and is more cost-effective to reduce your utilities budget. Turn up the heat and improve the […]

Your Guide To Reducing Your Energy Costs This Winter

When winter comes around, the magnitude of our electricity and energy bills always seem to come as a surprise, and a shock. However, it is only ourselves to blame since we do not always conserve the energy we have in effective ways. If you want to conserve more energy at home, here are some useful […]

Why Wood Burning Fireplaces Are Back In Fashion

Australian homeowners are finding wood burning fireplaces more attractive than ever before, with a great deal of homes across the country now opting for wood heaters over gas. We have the reasons why wood burning fireplaces are coming back in fashion.

How To Reduce Smoke Pollution From Your Wood Burning Fireplace

An excess of smoke when using your slow combustion wood burning fireplace can be the result of burning firewood incorrectly, or burning the wrong wood, whether it’s a fireplace indoors or a campsite outdoors. The smoke produced by a fire contains particulate emissions, so it’s important to know the correct way to operate your wood […]

Where To Put A Free standing Fireplace In Your Home

Nowadays, fireplaces are more than just a way to stay warm; they are a statement and a centrepiece in your home. You can have oneinstalled in almost any space in your house, and you have many styles to choose from amongst the different freestanding and insert wood burning fireplaces. Let’s take a look at where […]

Top Tips To Maximise Your Wood Burning

If you are conscious of your carbon footprint, but still want to enjoy a fire during winter, consider the wood you use for your fireplace fuel.A surprising fact is that wood is actually more CO2-friendly when burnt versus when it’s left to rot naturally, and wood is not a scarce resource as it is always […]

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 […]