Antique Reclaimed Or Salvaged Wood Burning Stoves And The Law

The benefits of air source heat pumps (aerothermie – pomps a chaleur) are similar to ground-source heat systems (geothermie – pomps a chaleur). The adjacent dining area features floating wood shelves and a chalkboard wall for a cafe-like atmosphere. Plenty of parking and 1200 sq ft of showroom for you to peruse and decide on which antique wood burner would put the finishing touches to your home. To experience the dual benefits of heat and being able to make food, try an antique wood cook stove. The better the quality ie. all or mainly oak the more expensive it is. The other factor on price is the size of the wood. Avoid using reclaimed leather products as old purses, coats, or overnight bags.

Yorkshire Stoves & Fireplaces are a family run Stove, Fire and fireplace showroom and installation company based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. There are about a dozen grades of Cast Iron – Not all can stand the very high temperatures generated by Coke/Coal etc and must only ever be used with wood otherwise they will begin to melt and sag!!!!!! If you would like to heat your home the traditional way, check out antique wood stoves.

We regularly send our French Antique wood burning stoves all over the world so wherever you are, you can have one of our stoves. The safe operation of a wood-burning stove requires regular maintenance such as emptying ash pans (containers) beneath the wood grate. Further, wood taken from unknown sources as old barn siding or from older furniture can have chemical coatings or paint left from it original form. The quality of the wood we get is often extraordinary, including hard woods such as mahogany in large pieces that burn slowly.

Currently the majority of wood stoves in use deliver only 40 to 50 percent of the energy potential of the wood, this is highly wasteful. A neutral bedroom design features exposed wood beams and an outdoor seating area that creates the perfect outdoor retreat right at home. Pallet wood has become popular as a reclaimed wood for woodworking projects – unknown species, mold and fungus, and the possibility of chemical content.

Hardwood fireplace surround, a floating mantel and a matching wooden armchair complete the design. For those that are not au-fait with current terms, HETAS is the official body recognised by the UK government to approve wood burning stoves and fuels, including installers and servicing. The ledge of the mantel extends along the wall to allow for the functional display of art and decor. We are now very lucky to have a purpose refurbished showroom in an old grain store just 25 mins from Junctions 14 & 15 off the M4. We are one of the very few showrooms in the UK dedicated to the wonderful, colourful world of antique French wood burning stoves.

We have a 1930’s and our fireplace was smaller than expected once opened up. We went for the Contura built in and we love it! Pine gives off lots of unburnt particles – Some recommend cleaning your wood burners chimney twice a year, if you’ve been burning pine wood. Pallets are created from subprime quality wood scraps or from ‘trash’ wood that is not high enough quality to become building or furniture lumber. It utilizes a traditional firebox with horizontal feeding of the wood including a glass door for viewing the fire.

Made in the UK by Arada Stoves, the Stratford Hardworking Heating range include a wide choice of integral boiler stoves. A nice batch of reclaimed 1950s cinema seats, reclaimed from a recent methodist church renovation, these were originally installed by j arthur rank of rank cinemas, who was a devout methodist. The metal radiator, like a traditional wood stove or a rocket mass heater, radiates intense heat to the living space.

Ecco stoves are state of the art, innovative, high-investment, wood burning stoves ingenuiously made using silicon carbide. Most stoves can’t be used to burn wood in smoke-controlled areas – but there are a growing number considered to be so super-clean-burning they are given an exemption from the controls. In this living space, white penny tile surrounds a fireplace and is topped with a warm wood mantel.

The 2B4W wood stove designed by Rod Zander is a type of masonry heater that is constructed from recycled materials. We got the old gas fire and pipework removed, measured up our fireplace and started looking for a stove that would fit our relatively small fireplace. When you shop on eBay for antique wood stoves, you explore a vast inventory of rustic items. A pair of double mullioned stone windows reclaimed from a late victorian church in north yorkshire.


Though from my research a fire that has mixed types of wood will burn better than a fire with just one type of wood. Wood for heating often comes in 1 meter lengths, sometimes the wood is cut to 50cm lengths, this obviously takes more time to do. Further still it’s possible to buy your fire wood cut to 50cm lengths and split. The longer, larger one is suitable for a lot of our dedicated wood burners (the ones which look more like a box shape) give out 3kW of heat which is significant. The wood burning stoves and multi-fuel stoves we supply are of the highest quality.

Fresh air needs to enter the wood compartment to provide oxygen fuel for the fire; as the fire burns, the smoke must be allowed to rise through the stove pipes, and exit through the chimney. This backyard cabana brings indoor luxuries poolside creating a rustic outdoor living room complete with television, a two-sided stone fireplace and lounge chairs. It is recommended and often insisted on in France that the chimney for your wood burner is cleaned by a professional at least once a year. The IntensiFire is a down draft metal insert that can be retrofitted to fit inside nearly any traditional wood stove.

Fuel accelerants such as coal, grease, oil, gasoline , kerosene , plastics, and so on, also must never be added to firewood in a wood stove, since the flames produced may easily overwhelm the wood compartment and stove pipes and create a house fire. You can watch the top chamber with its flickering flames as it burns the wood and the bottom chamber as a jet of pure flame comes streaming down at 1000 degrees and then curls around to enter the boiler tubes behind. Wood is the only plentiful and renewal energy source available excepting wind, solar etc.

The current system is that all new wood burning stoves which pass the HETAS tests are placed on an approved list, available for people to check on the HETAS website. We saw a gap in the market when we couldn’t noticed that there did not seem to be any other UK based businesses selling these lovely wood burners run in a professional manner. In the US pallets are marked or stamped to note any chemical treatment or processes – please see the link below before you begin any pallet wood project. An exposed wood beam and portable island separate the kitchen from the dining room.

As well as conventional stoves we also sell Bio Ethanol boxes to fit inside some of our wood burners so you don’t need a chimney or a flue and you can position them in any room. Using thick, textured material for the fireplace mantel adds a striking focal point that emulates the rustic nature of the dining table. To ensure you continue to enjoy the warmth of your wood burner in France, ensure your chimney is swept!!!

Regular maintenance will increase the safety and efficiency of the unit, burn hotter, use less wood and burn cleaner, which is good for the environment. Made a beautiful oak beam to go above my wood burning stove, amazing quality and with great service, very friendly, a massive help! The Beltane and Danburn models are created specifically for the UK market – here is a fairly inexpensive contemporary stove in quite a few different finishes. We are off to a wood burner show room tomorrow to have a good look round…feeling quite excited!

In France, vast numbers of the rural population rely on wood to heat their homes and replant forests for that sole purpose. The fireplace has been completed by Fotheringhay Woodburners recommended builder and has been built from reclaimed bricks chosen by our client. It has always struck me that modern short stoves are not the most the most efficient way that I can think of to get heat from wood. We have our own team of certified and qualified fitters, enabling us to provide to you an all-inclusive wood burning stove installation service.

By coupling such an efficient burn and a fast-acting metal radiator to a system of heated mass-thermal storage, the Walker Stove offers unparalleled warmth and comfort from an amazingly small amount of wood. We can supply and install virtually any wood burning stove or multi-fuel stove, providing that the unit itself is fit for use and recognised by HETAS.

Catalytic wood stoves typically have a catalytic device built into the top of the stove, at the base of the stove pipe. The growing of trees for woodfuel is carbon neutral, with industry standards in the UK making it one of the only sustainable and truly renewable heat energies available. So this means that for an antique reclaimed or salvaged stove to be fitted as a working stove in a house it would need to be tested, and various documents supplied with it, as well as a declaration of performance from the supplier. Watercolor paper and paper mache have chemical binders that hold the wood pulp in a sheet or in a shape.

An added benefit of the IntensiFire is that it concentrates the energy of the fire and can cleanly burn 30 percent moisture content wood, or even higher if the pieces are cut smaller, provided that the stove is warmed up on dryer wood. We were not exactly unfamiliar with these gorgeous French Wood Burners as we would occasionally go over to France on buying trips all those years ago. We also sell new and reconditioned wood stoves, heaters, pot-belly’s and are fully insured for installations etc.

Our showroom has a great display of Traditional and Contemporary stoves and we have one of the largest displays of wood burning stoves and multi-fuel stoves anywhere, We also display pellet stoves, oil stoves, gas and electric stoves, in our large and spacious showroom in the heart of South West Devon at Dean Prior near Buckfastleigh. However many will be burning pine in the form of trees cut down in the garden or reclaimed wood from French property renovations.