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My Log Burner...

Discussion in 'Home and Garden' started by Spit, 24 Dec 2011.

  1. Spit

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    Just finished having it installed. Been using it for the last few days and it really kicks out some heat. It is a small 4KW burner. Wanted a contemporary look for the new build we live in and been really pleased with it so far. Was just a bare wall to start with and we had an electric fire on there for the last couple of years. Already had a class one chimney.

    Some photos, role on the snowy weather:


  2. Bouton Aide


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    nice and modern yet so old. awesome.
  3. Craig1981


    Joined: 2 Feb 2011

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    Perfect for this time of year. So warm and cozy! :)

    I sometimes miss our coal fire in our old house. There was something about snuggling up and staring at a burning fireplace that made you feel all content and peaceful.
  4. Nitrojan

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    Looks good mate - I prefer wood burners over electric fires! Much more homely and they give off heat like there's no tomorrow.

    (Cue the 'it's a fire' responses.. lol)
  5. darael


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    The wooden mantlepiece is far too light - it stands out like a sore thumb.
  6. Haze


    Joined: 10 Jan 2007

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    get one of them paper log makers
  7. Tibbz2


    Joined: 19 Aug 2011

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    Location: Lincolnshire

    Very nice :)

    We have just grabbed a new one too, at the end of November:


  8. LucidLogix®


    Joined: 23 Dec 2011

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    Location: Cardiff, South Wales

    Waste of time. Far easier to just go around in a van and pick up left over wood and let it season out the back under shelter.

    Got a log burner at home, lovely and warm. Parents overuse it though. My dad likes fire a bit too much. Far better than that timer electric heater at university though.
  9. Spit

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    I know, its a solid piece of oak. Going to do something with it.

    Cheers for the positive responses :)
  10. Goberpiles316


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    How much was all that including fitting?
  11. I get around


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    Bit modern for my tastes to be honest but you can't beat a woodburner, my local has one and my god it chucks out some heat.
  12. Skillmister


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    Open fireplace is better :cool:
  13. CaptainRAVE

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    I have always really liked log burners - looks great :)
  14. Nightglow


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    A real fire, nice...

    Now go & buy yourself a toasting fork, nothing better than toast, crumpets done on a open fire:D.

    I miss my open fire which I had in last house.:(
    Last edited: 24 Dec 2011
  15. fadetoblack

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    If I was you I would get a mat for just in front of the fire or your get burns marks on your carpet.
  16. Kenai


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    Not a chance, my parents just replaced their open fire with a log burner, the log burner is a vast improvement, especially in regards to warming the house rather than losing all the heat up the chimney.
  17. Spit

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    Using the Rothenberger to light the fire. 30 seconds with this bad boy and were off :)

  18. RJC


    Joined: 29 May 2005

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    Location: Kent

    Nice log burner :)

    And lighter, got the same but use Mapp gas!
  19. Skillmister


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    Ours heats the hot water+radiators :p Doesn't take long to get the whole house unbearably hot when i'm in control :D
  20. bitslice


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    nvm :/
    Last edited: 7 Jan 2012