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Benefits of a stove compared to an open fireplace

Benefits of a stove compared to an open fireplace  Ever wondered what the benefits of a stove are compared to an open fireplace? Here we outline some facts and figures of the benefits of installing a stove in comparison to retaining an open fireplace. If you’re trying to decide on whether a stove or open fireplace is better, the first step is to decide on what you really want from your fireplace.  Are you looking to heat the room? Maybe heat your entire home?  Are you looking to decrease fuel bills? Or maybe you want some independence from using electricity or gas?  Or maybe you have fond memories of roaring fireplaces from your childhood.  Once you’ve decided on what you want from your fireplace you can then identify whether a stove or open fireplace is more appropriate. So, back to basics quickly.  An open fireplace is typically the square recess where you build the fire.  You may have a certain surround around it, whether that’s stone, cast iron, wood or any other material but it is still an open fireplace nonetheless.  An open fireplace won’t have a door at the front, but, as the name suggests will be completely open … Continue reading

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    Before Ecco Stove was installed my annual oil bill was £1,350 but Ecco Stove reduced my oil bill to £130 with my wood bill rising slightly to £280. I’m saving just under £1,000 per year on heating alone, and my home is continually warm and cosy.
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