open fire

  • Decorate your home with logs

    Looking for hygge or a stunning feature wall? Decorate with logs Looking for hygge or a stunning feature wall? Decorate with logs There's no better way of creating hygge in your home than the crackling of logs burning in the fireplace. It's the very definition of 'cosy warmth'. But if your fireplace doesn't function, or if you simply want to add the beauty of wooden logs to your decor, then read on. Be bug free The first thing to consider when choosing decorative logs is to make sure they're bug free The...
  • Tips to make a romantic log fire

    There’s something intrinsically romantic about curling up with your significant other by a roaring log fireplace. If you’re in a relationship, a real log fireplace is a great way to help keep the flame of romance alive. However, installing a log fireplace is only the first step. There are several ways you can make your fireplace even more romantic. And we’d like to discuss them in today’s blog entry. If you and your significant other want to ensure that your fireplace can create a loving, intimate atmosphere, these tips will help. 1. Choose the right type of firewood logs ...
  • Kiln dried logs will save you money

    Do you want to save money on your fuel bill without giving up firewood logs? High-efficiency fuels such as anthracite and wood pellets can help you reduce the amount of cash you have to spend to keep your home warm, but they don’t have the same timeless appeal as genuine firewood logs. If you want to heat your home with a roaring log fire at a reduced cost, you should consider switching to kiln dried logs. Undeniable aesthetic appeal Kiln dried logs have the same undeniable aesthetic appeal as logs which have been dried using more traditional methods. They...
  • Your guide to the right fuel choice for autumn

    What is the best fuel for autumn? Coal, logs or peat? Are you currently deciding the optimum fuel choice to get you through Autumn? Autumn isn’t as severe and cold as winter. Yet, you’ll still need a reliable, powerful fuel source to keep you warm until winter hits. We have discussed the relative merits of different solid fuels before on the blog. Nonetheless, we feel it’s time to provide some season specific guidance. Here we’ll look at three major biomass fuel options — logs, coal and peat — specifically in relation to Autumn. We’ll elucidate the various merits...
  • The health benefits of a log fireplace

    We have, in many previous articles, highlighted that real log fireplaces are cost-effective, efficient and charming.  In addition to their charisma, log fireplaces can also help you look after your health and personal well-being. Log fireplaces have several significant  associated health benefits.  In fact, a log fireplace can help you whether you suffer from health problems and need something that will alleviate your symptoms. Or you simply want to care for and improve your body, mind and spirit. In this blog entry, we’ll talk about three of the many ways that log fireplaces can help you stay healthy and happy. 1...
  • Why we should all embrace the Danish concept of Hygge

    Autumn is almost upon us. The season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.  When the evenings draw in, we turn to warming stews and casseroles; we shut out the damper, chillier air of late September and October. With our thoughts turning to comforting things in the darker months ahead, the Danish concept of ‘Hygge’ is suddenly seeing a surge of interest in the UK. Hygge – pronounced ‘Hoo-ga’ – is roughly translated as ‘cosiness’.  It’s a uniquely Danish idea. Hygge means creating a warm and inviting atmosphere and enjoying the good, simple things in life with the people who matter the...
  • Eco logs: their benefits vs. traditional firewood

    An increasing number of our customers ask us about Eco Logs, specifically, Blazers Eco Logs. But what exactly are Eco Logs and what are their benefits (and shortcomings) over traditional logs? As you may or may not be aware, Eco Logs are an eminently practical alternative to old-fashioned firewood logs. They are made from sawdust, wood-shavings (and other offcuts/ waste from the timber industry) that have been heated and mechanically-compressed to form a briquette of highly-concentrated calorie-dense fuel. They contain no artificial chemicals or additives — they are a pure organic biomass — and can...
  • How to make your coal fire more energy efficient

    There's something about an open fire that captures the im agination in a way that gas and electricity just can't match. As the temperature starts to drop and the nights begin to draw in, the idea of cosy winter nights around the fireplace can be very appealing. But while a coal fire can be aesthetically appealing, it can also require extra attention to get the best results. The first thing any homeowner should do when it comes to improving the energy efficiency of an open fire is to ensure that they're using the highest quality fuels. Our house coal is...

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