Home Heat are based in Clayhill near Lewes in East Sussex. Click on the Contacts Page for directions or call us on 01273 814600.

The flue is the technical term for the usually vertical shaft that draws the smoke and fumes from the fireplace to the exit point for the smoke, usually a chimney pot.

Any wood burnt should not contain preservatives, be painted or varnished and should be very well seasoned. The moisture content should be at 20% or less.

We use leading brand such as Stovax, Gazco, Franco Belge, Yeoman Stoves, Firebelly Woodstoves, Aarrow, Dovre and many more.

Kiln dried logs are dried to an average moisture content of 20% and are recommended for immediate burning on all woodburning appliances.

Usually only a smokeless coal can be burnt in a multi-fuel stove, which is typically a manufactured piece of coal with a very low halogen content.

A woodburning stove is a heating appliance capable of burning wood fuel and wood-derived biomass fuel inside a closed cast iron or steel chamber.

All gas fires have to be fully safety tested and approved by a government recognised authority and carry the CE mark as your assurance that the appliance is safe.

These begin above the appliance, going straight up and terminating at the top of the chimney stack, emitting exhaust gases to the outside atmosphere.

A fireplace is an architectural structure designed to contain a fire for heating and creating an ambiance of warmth, like a place for a domestic fireplace or stove.

There are several items on a stove termed as consumables, such as glass, door rope seal and fire bricks, that are not covered by any of the manufacturers.

With few exceptions, stoves are fitted with a flexible liner unless the chimney has a clay lining that can be utilised. Please call us for any assistance.

A chimney is a structure for venting hot flue gases or smoke from a boiler, stove, furnace or fireplace to the outside atmosphere.

Underburning will soot up the stove and glass excessively and create soot and creosote problems in the flue. Persistent overfiring will damage the stove.

HETAS and Part J Building Regulations require a carbon monoxide alarm be fitted with any solid fuel installation. We supply these where required.