At some time from this Sunday until Tuesday most of The Stove Yard showroom staff from both Cheshire and County Down will be visiting the stove industry's big trade show, Hearth & Home in Harrogate. It's usually held during one of the hottest periods of the year and it's made even hotter with all the different companies' live stove displays pumping out heat all day long – it's enough to drive you to drink. However that won't stop us all sweating hard to find you the next big thing as well as the very best of the new stoves and fireside products. We already have a few excellent new brands lined up and we'll confirm these over the next few weeks. Meanwhile our showrooms are both open as normal (closed Sundayl) even though some of the team on duty may well be feeling a little bit delicate. Watch this space.
With the current crippling energy prices many of us are going to have to rely more and more on our stoves and, if we haven't got a stove, our open fires. There's going to be a real temptation therefore to burn whatever we can lay our hands on rather than pay out for kiln dried or seasoned wood and smokeless coal. After all it's free fuel, isn't it? ...more
Please don’t. Instead, if you can, think seriously about installing one of the new breed of highly efficient, low emissions Ecodesign stoves. One of these will make your fuel go up to four times further than an open fire as well as save you serious money, both on the cost of your fuel, and also on how much you will need to use your gas or oil-fired central heating… read more
According to The Sun today we're heading for especially sunny weather during this coming extra long Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend and that's when the barbecue season will well and truly kick off. Eating al fresco with friends and family when the sun is shining is one of life's great pleasures and it's all the better when the food is good too. At The Stove Yard we're ready and waiting with some of the very best barbecues and grills for those of you who are planning to upgrade their old grill and who want to take their outdoor cooking to another level... read more