How many times have you purchased an item of furniture that you thought was going to be ideal for a particular spot, only to find it doesn’t look quite as good as you’d hoped it would?

When it comes to installing your wood burning stove, there are a few health and safety factors that need to be taken into consideration, and ventilation is one of these.

All heating appliances that generate heat from the combustion of carbon-based fuels such as gas, oil and solid fuels including wood, require sufficient air from outside for complete combustion and to enable the flue to function.

There are many different ways you can make your garden unique to you – from bespoke garden ornaments and accessories to built-in storage solutions.

Or you could take it a step further and introduce larger eye-catching features such as a tree house, pergola or even a wood-burning pizza oven.

Wood is an excellent source of renewable heat energy. But performance varies depending on the type of wood you burn.

Here we look at how to gain maximum efficiency from your wood burning stove by using the correct type of wood fuel.