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

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 dealing with. We’ve put together a few common terms you might encounter when selecting a fireplace so that you choose one that fits in with your budget, home and lifestyle. Read more

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 further and truly become a master at the art of using a wood burning fireplace, we’ve compiled a few tips worth exploring.

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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 of your home without venturing outside. Have you ever wondered what exactly makes wood give off this comforting noise when it’s being burnt? Allow us to explain why…

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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, it’s possible to maximise a single Quadra-fire fireplace in one room in such a way that an entire home can be properly heated. Keep reading to find out how.

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