Buying Guides

Discover our expert advice to help you choose the perfect stove for your home. Our buying guides walk you through the pros and cons of different stove types, brands, sizes, fuel options, emissions ratings, and critical features.

  1. Electric Stove Buying Guide

    Electric Stove Buying Guide
    An electric stove isn’t just another household appliance; it combines convenience and style, providing warmth and visual appeal. If you’re considering buying one, you’re in for an upgrade that could transform the vibe of your space. This guide will help you find the perfect electric stove to match your preferences. Why choose an electric stove? […]
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  2. Bioethanol Stove Buying Guide

    Bioethanol Stove Buying Guide
    Whether you're updating your current heating system or are just in the mood for a bit of home improvement, it's hard to deny the allure of a bioethanol stove. As environmental consciousness grows in the UK, more homeowners seek greener heating alternatives. This is where bioethanol stoves come in. These stoves are a sustainable, stylish, […]
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  3. Gas Stove Buying Guide

    Gas Stove Buying Guide
    A gas stove makes an attractive choice for those seeking an energy-efficient home heating solution. Unlike traditional wood-burning stoves, gas versions offer precise control over flame size and heat output, providing consistent warmth at the touch of a button. But selecting the right gas stove for your home can be challenging. In this guide, we'll […]
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  4. Multi-Fuel Stove Buying Guide

    Multi-Fuel Stove Buying Guide
    Are you looking for a reliable, stylish stove that can burn different fuels? You might like a multi-fuel stove. However, with so many options available, selecting the right one can be challenging. Fortunately, you've come to the right place! This buying guide will walk you through all the crucial aspects, so you can pick the […]
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  5. Wood-Burning Stove Buying Guide

    Wood-Burning Stove Buying Guide
    Wood-burning stoves are a popular eco-friendly, efficient heating option. Plus, the crackle of a wood-burning stove and the inviting warmth of the flames adds a touch of rustic charm. The result? A cosy ambience in any living space. However, with the many options and varieties available, buying the right wood-burning stove for your home can feel […]
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  6. Wood-Fired Pizza Oven Buying Guide

    Wood-Fired Pizza Oven Buying Guide
    Considering a new pizza oven? You've come to the right place! Wood-fired pizza ovens are all the rage for summer, but with so many options on the market, choosing the right one for your garden can feel like navigating a minefield. Here at Direct Stoves, we're all about making it easy, so we’ve put together […]
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  7. Top 5 Fire Pits for Garden Warmth and Relaxation

    Top 5 Fire Pits for Garden Warmth and Relaxation
    The garden is a unique part of your home where the hustle and bustle of life can take a backseat while you relax and unwind. And the right fire pits for your garden can effortlessly transform your space into an even cosier hub of tranquillity and calm. Around the fire pit – it's a place […]
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  8. 5 Eco-Friendly Wood Burners for 2023

    5 Eco-Friendly Wood Burners for 2023
    Wood-burning stoves have a certain charm about them, don't they? The soft, flickering light they emit, their crackling sounds, and the welcoming warmth they provide on a chilly evening. Of course, we're slightly biased here at Direct Stoves - but thousands agree! For many UK households, wood burners are more than just a heating appliance. […]
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  9. Ecodesign vs clearSkies: What’s the Difference? 

    Ecodesign vs clearSkies: What’s the Difference? 
    Ecodesign and clearSkies are two sets of standards for wood-burning and multi-fuel stoves in the United Kingdom. Both aim to reduce the environmental impact of stoves, but they have varying requirements.   Let's take a more in-depth look at the differences between the two.  At a glance Ecodesign is a regulation set by the European Union […]
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  10. What Types of Bioethanol Stoves Are There?

    What Types of Bioethanol Stoves Are There?
    Bioethanol stoves are quickly becoming the must-have home accessory. They provide the beauty of real flames in your home, with minimal fuss and maximum convenience and cleanliness. If you’re thinking of buying one, then you may be wondering what your options are. Keep reading and the Direct Stoves team will give you a tour of […]
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