Last week was the European stove industry's big 5-day stove-fest in Frankfurt (ISH) and naturally the Stove Yard was there. As you'd expect it was an extremely busy affair and there were a number of major British and Irish players represented – but only as visitors. That is, apart from our chums at Pennine Systems from Oldham who produce Premier flue, the best vitreous enamel flue pipe made in the UK, and judging by what we saw, probably Europe. In addition there were lots of exciting new stoves and fireside accessories on show, some of the very best of which will be heading to a Stove Yard showroom near you very soon. Sorry that there's no pictures of the show as photography was banned. However, here's a photo of the Stove Yard's intrepid team during an all-too brief break.
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