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Which stove fan do I need?

The Lowdown on Stove Fans? Now you have your wood burning stove installed and have had it running for a few weeks, you may have noticed that there are cold spots in your room.  Through your research you may have heard about stove fans.  Maybe you know someone who has recommended using a stove fan …

Seeing the Wood for the Trees

You’ve just got yourself a brand-new wood burning stove, but now you’re in an alien world of wood- speak: wood types, terminology and rules about what to burn, when to burn it and what’s best to burn. Turns out wood isn’t just wood! Worry not, we are here to help you navigate through these unchartered …

How do the two Valiant Ventum stove fans compare?

What is the difference between the Valiant Ventum 3 and its smaller brother the Ventum 2? Well, basically, it’s simply smaller, i.e. the difference can be easily spotted from first glance at the box. The bigger fan’s box dimensions are just 5% larger. Both fans are secured by an outer, and then an inner box, …

Four SmartFan Stove Fan Models – Which Do I Need?

How do the four SmartFan stove fan models vary? The Dublin based company IQ Design specialises in inventing, designing and introducing plenty of fireplace accessories that are truly awesome in many aspects.  Take their stove fan, its design and idea is so different and spectacularly unique; it cannot be mistaken for any other model.  Their revolutionary …

Wood or Pellet Stove?

Wood or Pellet Stove: All the Answers You Need To Make the Right Decision There are an increasing number of inquiries about pellet stoves and wood burning stoves. The truth is, at the end of the day, your unique situation, location, and preferences will be the deciding factors and not what other people tell you …

Six Reasons To Buy A Wood Stove Thermometer

Improve Safety Of Your Stove With A Wood Stove Thermometer With a wood stove thermometer and its visual representation of the stove temperature you can safely assure yourself that the internal temperature is not in the danger level which could cause a fire in the chimney.   Safeguards Firebox condition. Not only alerts you when …