Approximately 200,000 log burners are installed in this country each year with sales increasing by as much as 40% per year. One of the attractions of owning a wood burning stove is that it offers a low-carbon way to heat your home when compared to using fossil fuels.

Let’s take a look at how eco-friendly wood burner stoves are.


Both multi-fuel and woodburning stoves are popular choices. A survey of stove owners by consumer association, Which, revealed:

  • 59% have a wood-burning stove
  • 41% have a multi-fuel stove

If you’re planning to buy a stove, it helps to understand the difference between the two appliances so you can make the right choice.

Nothing beats the warmth and light of a real fire when it’s cold and dark. However, always follow safety guidelines whenever you introduce any type of fuel burner into your home.

If you’re about to light up your wood burner stove for the first time this winter, make sure that you remind yourself of the instructions that apply to your particular model of stove.

Here are a few general guidelines to help you get started.

A wood burner stove not only brings warmth and character to a room - it’s also a great way to reduce your heating bills.