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 air quality in your home with these practical steps on preparing your wood heater for winter.

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Questions To Ask Yourself Before Deciding On What Fireplace To Install

A wood burning fireplace is universally agreed to be the one feature in any home that creates both a centrepiece attraction for you and your guests, as well as great heating source during these cold winter months. The question is, what type of fireplace will suit your home the best?

Here are a series of questions you should ask yourself before deciding on what fireplace to install in your home:

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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 tips to reduce your bills considerably:

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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 burning fire so you can reduce your emissions and have a fire that works perfectly.
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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 about in your house you could put your fireplace:

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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 being grown and used in other industries.

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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 in use, while still providing maximum heat to your surroundings during the colder months. Here are a few factors worth considering when placing a fireplace in your home. Read more