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Stay current on the latest trends, innovations, regulations, and developments in stove manufacturing. Our stove industry news articles keep you informed about new product releases, company mergers, and technology breakthroughs that impact the future of heating.

  1. UK Stove Emissions Dropped in 2022 Despite Record Sales

    UK Stove Emissions Dropped in 2022 Despite Record Sales
    The latest government pollution data - including stove emissions stats - should reassure potential UK stove buyers that today’s models are way cleaner than old ones, especially if you use them correctly. Many British households now want wood-burning stoves to avoid flaky energy grids or increasing fossil fuel prices. But some worry that more stoves […]
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  2. Woodford Didsbury 5 Wins Best Fire at Ideal Home Living Room Awards

    Woodford Didsbury 5 Wins Best Fire at Ideal Home Living Room Awards
    We are thrilled to announce that our Didsbury 5 wood-burning stove has been awarded the 'Best Fire' title at this year's Ideal Home Living Room Awards. This recognition from one of the most respected authorities in the home industry showcases our commitment to creating exceptional products for homeowners everywhere. Behind the success The Ideal Home […]
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  3. Will I Be Fined £300 for Using My Wood Burner?

    Will I Be Fined £300 for Using My Wood Burner?
    If you've been reading the news recently, you might have seen some concerning headlines about the latest emissions regulations. Chances are, you have many questions. Can you be fined £300 for using a wood burner? Can you get a criminal record for heating your home with a stove? What are these new regulations, exactly? Should […]
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  4. SIA Response to CMO Report 2022 Focuses on Reducing Pollution

    SIA Response to CMO Report 2022 Focuses on Reducing Pollution
    Pollution and air quality were among the main topics in the Chief Medical Officer’s Annual Report 2022. The report, by Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty, stated that all forms of domestic heating caused some pollution, including wood-burning and multi-fuel stoves. The Stove Industry Alliance (SIA) contributed to the report, providing recommendations and suggestions to […]
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  5. End of an era? It's just the start of a new one...

    End of an era? It's just the start of a new one...
    For a number of years, Tiger, Firefox, Helios and the signature "Classic" model have been legendary names in the stove world, and the popular Gallery Collection Wood Burners have given heat and light to homes for generations. However, these iconic models have been replaced by a new wave of eco friendly upgrades that adhere to […]
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  6. What Are the Best Low-Carbon Heating Solutions for New-Build Homes?

    What Are the Best Low-Carbon Heating Solutions for New-Build Homes?
    If you live in a new-build home, the chances are that you have a gas-fired central heating system. But, if you’re worried about the environment, what other options have you got for keeping your home warm throughout the colder months of the year? Keep reading to find out about the low-carbon heating solution that's best […]
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  7. New to Direct Stoves: Pellet Stoves

    New to Direct Stoves: Pellet Stoves
    Pellet Stoves are the latest category to land in the Direct Stoves catalogue. But, what is a Pellet Stove? What Are the Benefits of a Pellet Stove? And which brands manufacture Pellet Stoves? All of this and more will be revealed in this blog post... How Do Pellet Stoves work? Simply put, wood pellet stoves burn […]
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  8. clearSkies Signals a Cleaner Future for Fireplaces and Stoves

    clearSkies Signals a Cleaner Future for Fireplaces and Stoves
    There is positive news concerning the future of fireplaces and stoves, especially their impact on the environment. The unveiling of clearSkies", an 'objective and independent emissions and energy performance certification for solid fuel stoves and fireplaces', is set to be a real game changer. Initiated by the Stove Industry Alliance, the clearSkies mark is the […]
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  9. Wood Burning Stoves Myths Debunked By The SIA

    Wood Burning Stoves Myths Debunked By The SIA
    There are plenty of misconceptions surrounding wood burning stoves, and sometimes the truth gets in the way of a good story as far as the national press are concerned. Last year we asked: Are Wood Burning Stoves Going to be Banned? following the Department for Environmental Food and Rural Affair's 2019 Clean Air Strategy, and subsequent negative […]
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  10. What is the Future of Wood Burning Stoves?

    What is the Future of Wood Burning Stoves?
    Here at Direct Stoves, we’ve been providing the best log burners to our customers for years. But, while they do seem to be more popular than ever, there are sometimes questions around what the future holds for wood burning stoves. In particular, we get asked a lot about whether wood burning stoves are going to […]
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