Wood stoves

A wood burning stove is a closed heating appliance which is capable of burning wood fuel.

Some can be adapted with the addition of a grate to burn anthracite, semi-anthracite and low volatile steam coals or other fuels suitable for use in smokeless zones.

Wood stoves offer far greater efficiency than open fires as the combustion inside the fire chamber can be regulated through the air control and heat is not lost up the chimney as with unregulated open fires.

Heat is radiated into the room as the the stove's body becomes hot. Most solid fuel stoves are approximately 40-50% more efficient than an open fire and allow the user to have control over the rate of burn and heat output to the room.

A stove can be linked to a back boiler providing hot water and heat for up to seven radiators, or linked to the central heating system.