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Will my stove need an air vent?

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Anything 5KW or under won’t need an air vent unless you have a New build Property (built after 2008) or your property has been recently upgraded to a modern standard. If this is the case it must be a permanently open air vent within the room venting to the outside either straight through the wall of the room that the log burner is in, or one room away as long as there is air flow between the rooms.

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How to fit a log burning stove?

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I get calls all the time from customers who have the skills and are wanting to fit their own log burners to save themselves some money. As well as calls from some people who have tried to fit their own stove and its gone wrong and we go and help sort it out. We also get a lot of clients who have recently moved into a new home that has had a log burner fitter by the previous homeowner and they just don’t quite feel safe and often for good reason, that’s why I would like t share with you how we do it.

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Fitting a Twin-Wall Chimney System in Dorset

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When installing a twin wall system you will nearly always want to start from the bottom and from here work your way up, as the straightest way is the most efficient way for a chimney system. It is important to always calculate the chimney system before you start, this can be done your self or we can do this for you using our twin wall calculation software. Often the most efficient route if the stove is against an external wall is to go out through the wall and straight up and around the soffits.