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The warmth and beauty of a wood-burner fireplace

For a pinch of rustic charm, wood-burner fireplace designs offer the perfect solution. There’s something extraordinary about the comforting crackles of a real wood fire.

Outdoor wood-burner fireplaces

Outdoor areas can be instantly transformed with an outdoor wood-burner fireplace. A simple addition to any patio or pergola.

Exquisite designer wood-burner fireplaces

Compared with patio heaters or makeshift fires, designer outdoor fireplaces not only add convenience but incredible style too.

Wood-Burner Fireplaces FAQs

Can I get a corner fireplace that's a wood-burner?

Yes! Wood is timelessly associated with fire, from a rustic setting within the great outdoors to the luxury design statement it can make when housed within a specialist fireplace. Our wood burning corner fireplaces deliver the ambiance and warmth, in a safe and controllable environment.

Can wall-mounted fireplaces be wood-burning?

Yes - combining the rustic charm of a real log fire with the eloquence of a designer fireplace, wall-mounted wood-burning fires are the very definition of design excellence. With a view of the wood seductively cindering through the glass, a sense of outdoor living, off-grid warmth and the crackle and ambiance of a wood fire can be enjoyed indoors all year round.

Can my floating fireplace be wood-burning?

Yes. Fire is most associated with wood, with wood burning fireplaces offering the perfect mix between rustic charm and modern convenience. A suspended log burner (also known as a hanging log burner or floating fireplace), brings the satisfying view of the wood burning down into your eye line, rather than being down on the ground as is the case with a campfire. Also enjoy the ambiance around 360º with a fully glazed, or rotating appliance. With a high efficiency glass fronted design, modern suspended wood burners are an architectural delight, and very desirable delivering clean burning and high efficiency.

Are wood-burner fireplaces efficient?

The range of wood burning fireplaces we offer, are generally glass enclosed, high performance and high efficiency appliances.

Developed to meet the latest ECODESIGN requirements, they will delivery controllable, fuel efficient performance with very low particulate emissions, some models even certified for legal wood burning within DEFRA smoke control areas.

Why are wood-burner fireplaces a popular design?

Wood-burner fireplaces have been a popular design for centuries due to their aesthetic appeal and ability to provide warmth and comfort. Here are some reasons why wood-burner fireplaces remain popular:

  1. Aesthetic appeal: Wood-burning fireplaces provide a traditional, ambiance and warmth that many people find appealing. They can be made to suit a range of styles, from traditional to modern.
  2. Warmth and comfort: Wood-burner fireplaces provide a cozy atmosphere that many people find comforting. The crackling sound of the fire and the warmth it provides can create a relaxing and inviting environment.
  3. Independence: Wood-burner fireplaces provide an independent source of heat that does not rely on electricity or gas. This can be especially important during power outages or in rural areas where other sources of heat may not be available.
  4. Sustainability: Wood is a renewable resource, and burning wood for heat is considered a more sustainable option than relying on fossil fuels.

Overall, wood-burner fireplaces remain popular due to their aesthetic appeal, warmth and comfort, independence, sustainability, and versatility.

Can I customise a wood-burner fireplace?

Yes, there’s plenty of room for fun and personality with our range of wood-burning fireplaces. We can customise them in a wide range of colours and prints, ranging from sleek sophisticated tones to energetic hues and even animal prints.

Each fireplace will be designed and made to fit your room, and we often create bespoke solutions to meet the most exacting client briefs.

What type of wood is best fora wood-burner fireplace?

It is best to use seasoned hardwoods like Birch and Ash, in a wood-burner fireplace. These woods burn hot, produce a nice bright flame and when burnt correctly will deliver clean and efficient heating.

It’s also important to ensure that the wood is properly seasoned (dried out) before burning, as wet or green wood can create more smoke and cause more creosote buildup.

Note that burning pine or other softwoods in a wood-burner fireplace is not recommended as these contain more sap and can produce more creosote buildup which can be a fire hazard.

How much does it cost to install a wood-burner fireplace?

The cost of installing a wood-burner fireplace can vary widely depending on a number of factors, such as the complexity of the installation, the flue design and solution and the stage of the build.

The most efficient way is to ensure that planning is made early in the project, to make the process as quick and as efficient as possible.

Book a design consultation with us and we can help you choose the right wood-burner fireplace for your home and budget.

What are the benefits of a wood-burner fireplace?

Wood burning fireplaces have an undeniable rustic charm that connects us to our ancestors who would burn wood over the fire as a source of warmth as well as to make food. Even though modern conveniences have changed our relationship with fire, the beauty and warmth of the flames can still be enjoyed within a wood burning fireplace.

The collection of wood needed for a wood burning fireplace in itself makes for an interesting design statement, and when combined with a central fireplace design, that historic connection we have with fire as humans is retained in the most forward thinking of ways.

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