Installation

Get expert guidance on properly installing your new stove. Our installation advice articles walk you through every step of the process in detail, from structural considerations and clearances to chimney requirements and ducting.

  1. How to Make Your Own Kindling & Firelighters With Vincent Thurkettle

    How to Make Your Own Kindling & Firelighters With Vincent Thurkettle
    Getting a good burn going is essential for making the most of your log burner. However, sometimes you might need a little advice on how best to go about it. So, for this week's blog, we asked expert woodsman and author, Vincent Thurkettle, to give us some tips on how to create your own firelighters […]
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  2. Can I Install a Wood Burning Stove in a Conservatory?

    Can I Install a Wood Burning Stove in a Conservatory?
    For many of us, our stoves are the pride and joy of our living rooms. However, this isn’t the only place you can enjoy the benefits of a log burner.... We often get asked the question, ‘can I have a wood burning stove in my conservatory?’ The answer we give to this is a resounding, […]
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  3. Log Burner Ventilation: Why Do I Need an Air Vent?

    Log Burner Ventilation: Why Do I Need an Air Vent?
    I’ve ordered a new multi fuel or wood burning stove to keep the house toasty but my fitter says I need an air vent. So now I want to know: What’s the point of spending all that money on a stove if I’ve got to make a great big hole in the wall? Won’t an […]
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  4. Glamping Stoves: A Q&A With Crown & Canopy

    Glamping Stoves: A Q&A With Crown & Canopy
    Here at Direct Stoves, we are keen to spread the word that wood burners aren’t just for living rooms. In fact, there is a whole world out there of stoves being used in cabins, lodges and even yurts - all designed to create the ultimate ‘glamping’ experience! Whether you have a shed you like to […]
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  5. Glamping Stoves: A Q&A With Crown & Canopy

    Glamping Stoves: A Q&A With Crown & Canopy
    Here at Direct Stoves, we are keen to spread the word that wood burners aren’t just for living rooms. In fact, there is a whole world out there of stoves being used in cabins, lodges and even yurts - all designed to create the ultimate ‘glamping’ experience! Whether you have a shed you like to […]
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  6. What Do You Need to Fit a Log Burner?

    What Do You Need to Fit a Log Burner?
    Are you thinking about installing a log burner in your home for the first time this year? If you are new to the world of stoves, you might be wondering exactly what you need to buy to get the job going. Here at Direct Stoves we like to make sure you have everything you need […]
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  7. A Complete Guide to Flue Liners For Your Stove

    A Complete Guide to Flue Liners For Your Stove
    A lot goes into installing a stove - once you have chosen your favourite style, you’ve then got to make sure you have all the parts in their right places! Flue liners for wood burners are one of the most important pieces of the puzzle. Something of the back bone of your stove, they are […]
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  8. Common Causes of Damp In Your Chimney & What To Do About Them

    Common Causes of Damp In Your Chimney & What To Do About Them
    So you’ve been enjoying your stove for some time now, but you start to notice something odd. Staining and damp patches have started to appear on your chimney breast - never a good sign! We all know that papering over the cracks is not a good solution to a problem. If you notice damp on […]
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  9. Common Causes of Damp In Your Chimney & What To Do About Them

    Common Causes of Damp In Your Chimney & What To Do About Them
    So you’ve been enjoying your stove for some time now, but you start to notice something odd. Staining and damp patches have started to appear on your chimney breast - never a good sign! We all know that papering over the cracks is not a good solution to a problem. If you notice damp on […]
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  10. Are There Building Regulations For a Stove?

    Are There Building Regulations For a Stove?
    When it comes to installing a brand new stove, it is often best to request the help of a professional. A stove is an investment you don’t want to get wrong - an incorrectly installed stove could not only perform badly, but could also be dangerous. Contacting a HETAS installer is the best way to […]
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