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Fuels to Start your Fire

Fuels to Start your Fire Say goodbye to frustrating newspaper and smelly firelighters. It’s time to enjoy fast, fool-proof fire-lighting. Waxling Firelighters Made from: Waxling…

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Fuel Comparison Charts

This chart compares the density of various fuels in kg/m3. Generally speaking, given a similar moisture content, the more dense a fuel is, the longer…

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ZIP Payment faqs

How do I pay with Zip? Paying with Zip online is easy. When you get to the payment page (usually after adding delivery details), select…

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Guide to Traditional Logs

Are you trying to find the best traditional logs for your wood-burning stove? Buying logs can be a minefield, so here’s our guide to knowing…

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Our Indispensable Guide to Briquettes

Don’t worry – it’s easier than you think! Our guide to wood briquettes will help you become a wood fuel expert in no time. Wood…

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Wood Briquettes vs Logs

Are you trying to decide between wood briquettes vs logs? Sourcing dry wood fuel at an affordable price can be hard – and getting good…

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Storing your briquettes

Don’t store briquettes outside in a traditional log store. Keep them in a watertight shed or store as they will absorb any atmospheric moisture. A…

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How air flow works

The amount of air going through your stove is the key to how well it burns. Air provides a fire with oxygen, so it burns…

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5 Must Know Top Tips

Don’t overload the fire. Briquettes are much drier than logs, so you need fewer of them to get a good heat. Start with a little…

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How to start your fire with briquettes

Place two RUF type briquettes at the back, angled towards each otherAdd a couple of Hotmax in front and a Waxling firelight in the centre.Light…

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Burning Wet Wood

21st February 2020: Government Announce Ban on Sale of Wet Wood in England Lots of you will have heard the news that the Government plan…

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Christmas & New Year Deliveries 2019

Online Orders We will not be making any deliveries between 24th December 2019 – 7th January 2020. This is to allow our hard-working staff to…

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Plant a Tree… For Wildlife and People

For every one tonne of wood briquettes we sell, we plant one native tree in the UK. Whether you buy one pack or one pallet,…

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Which is the best briquette?

If only there were an easy answer to this! The honest, annoying answer is: it depends. The size and sort of stove, size of room,…

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Can I use briquettes in a smokeless zone?

Yes, but only if you have a DEFRA certified stove (also known as an exempt appliance). Most modern stoves are exempt and it’s easy to…

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Can I burn briquettes in a wood burning stove?

We often hear people say, “My stove installer says I can only burn logs in my stove, so I can’t use briquettes”. This isn’t true.…

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Fuel for Wood Burning Stoves in Smokeless Zones

Burning wood in smokeless zones can be confusing. Wood is not specifically listed as a smokeless fuel, so many people assume they can’t burn it…

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What should I do if I have sick wild birds in my garden?

If you’ve seen sick wild birds in your garden, especially ones who are lethargic, unusually tame seeming or fluffed up, then you need to take…

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UK vs Imported Wood Pellets

Which are better? Many sellers stock cheap wood pellets imported from Europe. Although the prices are good and the pellets look identical, our experience is…

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Should I feed garden birds all year?

Yes! You really should feed garden birds all year. We now know that birds really struggle to find enough food throughout the year – not…

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Why Feed Wild Birds?

While our wild garden birds should be able to fend for themselves without our help, evidence shows that they’re not managing to. The RSPB have…

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Wood fuel sustainability

Wood fuel sustainability is becoming a concern as worldwide we’re using more biomass boilers and wood-burning stoves than ever before. In the UK, domestic boilers…

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What are briquettes?

Briquettes are becoming more popular in the UK but there is still plenty of confusion about what they actually are. That’s understandable – they are…

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Wood Fuel in Glasgow

Wood Fuel Delivered FREE to Glasgow & the Central Belt Glasgow is just a hop, skip and a jump from our depot in Dumfries and…

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