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FAQ - Your stove questions answered

County Woodburning Centre have been selling wood burning stoves and range cookers since 1961, so it's fair to say we know a thing or two about all things woodburning. If you don't find it here, use our contact form or, give us a call, we'll be happy to share our years of knowledge!



What is the difference between a wood burning stove and a multi fuel stove?

A wood burning stove burns wood only. A multi fuel stove can burn wood but it can also burn coal and other solid fuels.

Why install a wood burning stove?

Woodburning stoves are very efficient and easy to use. They produce a high level of heat and create a warming feature inside any room. The correct installation of a quality stove will undoubtedly add value to your home. As a result of the high demand manufacturers of stoves have created many exciting and contemporary styles as well as improving the engineering and efficiency of more traditional stoves. As a result there is a stove to suit any room.

What is a survey?

A survey is part of the consultation process necessary for a tailored solution to your heating needs. A survey can be arranged by speaking to us. Call County Woodburning Centre on 01724 844872

Where do County Woodburning Centre carry out surveys and installations?

County Woodburning Centre is based in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire and for installation of wood burning stoves we cover Yorkshire and Lincolnshire including, Scunthorpe, Lincoln, Hull, Hessle, Beverley, York, Leeds and Bradford. Call us for installations further afield as these will be considered. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Are all the stoves available as wood burning and mult ifuel?

Depending on manufacturer stoves will be available as wood only or multi fuel.

What are the specifications for fuel in multi fuel stoves?

Smokeless coal, wood, peat and some other solid fuels depending on manufacturer.

What does the term ‘multi fuel’ mean?

Some stoves only burn wood. To burn solid fuels such as coal, there needs to be a grate and a method of removing ash. It is now accepted that wood will burn just as well, if not better, on a grate. Therefore the majority of our stoves are fitted with a grate and can burn both wood and coal. These are known as multi fuel stoves.

What is Airwash?

Airwash is a method used to keep the stove glass clean. Pre heated air is drawn across the glass to create a barrier between the burning fire and the glass. By preheating this air the overall temperature of combustion is increased keeping the door glass cleaner during operation.

Can wood be burned in a multi fuel stove?




The National Energy Foundation's Log Pile project

The website of the National Energy Foundation's Log Pile project, a project that aims to promote and aid the use of wood as a source of renewable energy and sustainable heating.


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