Cold plugs, lack of ventilation and terminal height can all make a massive difference to twin wall insulated systems...
Given world events, stove and fireplace usage could rise above normal levels over the next few months,. Is yours ready?
I asked for the official figures - and was shocked at what I discovered
More than 300 people have contacted the council about burning...
Almost everyone makes at least one of these mistakes...
Misreporting over the future of stoves, woodburners and open fires has been rife
Get these things in place now and you stand less of a chance of coming unstuck once autumn and winter are underway.
It's best to choose just one fuel, and burn it at the optimum temperature
Information on what to burn, how to burn it and why regular sweeping is essential
Summer is the perfect time to start gathering wood for your solid fuel appliance