Wood Burning Stoves
Welcome to The Scottish Solid Fuel Centre, supplying and installing wood burning stoves, multi-fuel stoves, chimney flue systems, and solid fuel appliances for over 35 years,we pride ourselves on a personal wood burning stove installation service, giving customers peace of mind we do not use any sub contractors, going to the extra lengths to give practical advice on your stove installation, our stove showroom is based in Hamilton, which is a short drive from Glasgow, Edinburgh,and Stirling, boasting some of the finest contemporary wood burning stoves and multi- fuel stoves in the U.K, from all leading manufacturers.
HETAS registered stove installers serving central belt Scotland
Should you choose a wood burning stove or multi-fuel stove ?
This is very important in your search for a solid fuel stove,should i opt for a wood burning or multi-fuel appliance ?
What is a multi-fuel stove ?
A multi-fuel stove is designed to burn a vast range of materials,wood, smokeless fuels, anthracite, peat, this is a stove which includes a central riddling grate, or a raised grate with an ash pan to efficiently burn a variety of fuels, the fuel requires to be de-ashed to create optimum combustion and efficient burning.
What is a wood burning stove ?
A wood burning burning stove burns more effective when the logs sitting on a bed of ash, a wood stove normally has a fixed grate, this ensures ashes are created to allow for fresh logs to be placed on top for a better combustion process, wood burning has enviromental benefits, trees will roughly obsorb the the amount of carbon dioxide you would expend burning logs in a wood stove, this means that wood burning is considered to be a low carbon option.
Suitable for smoke control areas
The clean air acts of 1956 and 1968 were introduced to deal with smog created by the widespread burning of coal for domestic and industrial purposes,the acts gave local authorities the power to limit emissions of smoke and fumes from industrial premises and to declare "smoke control areas" in which emissions of smoke from domestic propertie's are limited.
The Scottish Solid Fuel Centre display's a vast range of stoves that are exempt from smoke control areas, for more information on smoke control areas, our HETAS registered staff will advise,or visit Department For Environment , Food And Rural Affairs website