Meet the manufacturer: Firebelly Stoves

FireBelly Stoves

Yorkshire-based Firebelly Stoves is one of the latest wood-burning stove manufacturers to be stocked by That means it is the next brand to be featured in our Meet the manufacturer blog series.

In this article, we’ll aim to give you a flavour of Firebelly Stoves by looking at some of the key appliances within the range.

Firebelly designs and manufactures its stoves. The collection includes wood burning, multi-fuel and gas stoves, each of which are made in the distinctive Firebelly style. Continue reading

Electric fires: the surprisingly summery home heating solution


When we’re having a summer like the one we’re enjoying at the moment you might not need any heating at all.

But when the heatwave moves on we’ll probably need something to take the chill out of our summer evenings. In fact, even on a sweltering day, it’s not uncommon to notice the drop in temperature when you sit down in the evening.

It’s hardly worth firing up the central heating for such a small job – indeed, it’s probably very uneconomical to do so – and it’s a lot of effort to light a wood-burning stove or open fire when all you really want is a quick burst of heat. Continue reading

Meet the manufacturer: Dimplex Electric Fires

When it comes to electric fires, Dimplex are among the premier manufacturers.

It is not only the quality of their appliances that impresses, but also the sheer variety within the range. Whether you’re looking for a wall hung electric fire, freestanding electric fire, electric stove or inset electric fire, Dimplex makes it. There’s something for everyone on offer in their collection. Continue reading