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   Mar 29

Counting the cost of a Wood Burning Stove

Along with the Aga, wood burning stoves have become a popular item in many homes. This back to basics from of home heating can be a great eco friendly alternative to central heating and gas and electric fires. Wood burning stoves put out a lot of heat, and while they also produce emissions in the [...]

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   Mar 21

Making Wet and Dry Paper Logs

If you own a Log Maker you may have pondered whether you should be making dry paper logs or wet ones, and what, if any, the difference is between them. Well, dry paper logs are perhaps easier to make; they are certainly less messy. However, while wet logs do take more time to produce, mainly [...]

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   Mar 18

Wool Bedding is not just for the Winter

Wool is a wonderful material for bedding. Fewer things are as warm and cosy in the winter than a wool duvet. Being snug and warm in bed, while the wind howls outside and snow lies on the ground is a great feeling. However, that doesn’t means that wool bedding is only for winter. The summer [...]

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   Mar 10

Log Making Tips: getting the most out of your Log Maker

If you own a Log Maker, or are thinking of buying one, you will want to know how to make the most use of it. Of course, a log maker is incredibly easy to use and it doesn’t take much practice before you can quickly make your own logs. However, there are a few tips [...]

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   Mar 04

The Rise of the Wood Burner

Last year, 180,000 wood burning stoves were installed in British homes. With record high energy prices and growing concerns about the environment, more and more people are turning to natural methods such as wood burning to heat their homes. Unlike open fires, which lose a lot of heat up the chimney, wood burning stoves are [...]

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   Feb 08

Two Must-have Products for Wood Burning Stoves

If you have a wood burning stove or open fire there are two products that can realy help save you money and provide heating for your home without you having to spend money on fuel. Both Log Makers and log stores are must-have items for anybody with a wood burning stove or open fire because [...]

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   Feb 02

The True Cost of Home Heating

Recycling paper and cardboard into burnable fuel in a Logmaker makes sense for anybody that has an open fire or wood burning stove to supplement their home heating. The cost of home heating is now quite staggering, with huge price rises in recent years seeing the cost of staying warm almost double in a little [...]

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   Jan 16

The Best Wood for an Open Fire or Wood-Burning Stove

As effective as Logmakers are for providing free fuel for a wood burning stove or open fire, and reducing recycled waste, most people will still require regular wooden fuel to burn to complement their Logmaker. However, not all wood burns the same way, and to maximise the efficiency of your wood burning stove or fire, [...]

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   Jan 02

What to Burn in your Logmaker

Logmakers are a great way to recycle waste and provide free home heating. Making your own logs out of household waste and other materials is easy to do too. Logmakers come will full instructions and it doesn’t take long to get the hang of compacting all the materials into burnable logs that can be thrown [...]

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   Dec 29

Saving Money on Heating this January

January can be the coldest month of the year and ultimately that means the most expensive when it comes to heating the home. It not only costs us more money to keep warm during January, but also it can be a pretty costly time for the environment. With all our radiators on high, the energy [...]

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