Design and lifestyle

There's more to wood burning stoves than lighting a fire and keeping it going

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How do you decorate your living room when there’s a wood burning stove in the centre of it? How much exercise do you get when you chop wood? And what does a designer take into consideration when he designs a wood burning stove? This category offers a new and different take on the world of wood burning stoves.

Many people think of lighting fires and firewood when it comes to wood burning stoves, but wood burning stoves are about much more than. Read all about it here.

10 tips to give your home that Scandinavian feeling

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Wood burning stoves and an abundance of different shades of white dominate the Scandinavian homes together with graphic lines, natural wood and a touch of colour every now and then.

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Wood burning stove and interior design

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A wood burning stove can help turn your house into a home. Read about the big wood burning stove change in the home of Norwegian blogger Vibeke Olausssen Langørgen. She'll give advice on how to create a cosy and useful room where your wood burning stove matches your furnishing.

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Wood burning stoves improve quality of life

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A new study shows that the quality of life is improved for owners of wood burning stoves. Quiet time in front of the flames can have a meditative effect and can give calmness to both body and mind. At the same time, when people choose to buy a wood burning stove, a deciding factor is the dream of a beautiful view of the flames and real heat.

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5 tips for cleaning and maintaining your wood burning stove

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Spring's is in the air and once the sun is out, many wood burning stove owners reduce the use of their wood burning stoves. When the wood burning stove is cold, it's a good idea to clean and maintain it so it's ready for use when the weather starts cooling down again.

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The development of wood burning stove glass

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Over the last few years a lot has happened within wood burning stove design. Especially the glass has seen a big development when it comes to design and expression. The bigger the glass, the bigger the view of the flames is. That makes huge demands on the production of wood burning stove glass because it must be able to withstand high temperatures and meet all functionality requirements.

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Wood burning stove design

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Designing wood burning stoves is more than just choosing shapes and colours. Designing, technical understanding and user involvement are also mixed into the process of creating a good wood burning stove.

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Woodpile - How to stack and dry wood

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When you store your firewood, it is important that the wood has the best drying conditions. This way you ensure getting quality firewood for your wood burning stove.

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Maintenance of your wood burning stove

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Here you'll find a basic guide for maintaining your wood burning stove. A good and regular maintenance of the wood burning stove will ensure you a better firing process and a stove that will last longer. Cleaning doesn't have to take that long and the more often you do it, the easier it'll be to clean.

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Where to dispose of the ashes?

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A small layer of ash in your wood burning stove can help you light the next fire – but where to dispose of the rest? Is it residual waste? Compost? Or should you spread it in the garden?

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