It's burning too quickly
- Reduce the air inlet valve and reduce the airwash valve after the fire is up and running (lets air in from the top to stop the screen smoking up..
Burning in a smoke controlled area
- If you wish to burn logs in your home and you live in a smoke controlled area, you may only do so if you use an 'exempt' appliance; as, under the Clean Air Act 1993.
Do I live in a smoke controlled area?
Is my applicance exempt?
- To check, go to http://uksmokecontrolareas.co.uk/appliances.php
- An 'exempt' appliance is one that is suitable for burning unauthorised fuels in smoke controlled areas, under Regulations published under the Clean Air Act
- At the moment there are only a limited number of appliances that have recieved exemption, although many of the stoves for sale in the UK would undoubtedly meet the standard required because according to the Solid Fuel Association they use a system of secondary combustion, which means they burn off or 'eat' their own smoke
Approved / Authorised Applicances
- Please note that customers must use DEFRA approved stoves for burning firewood in a smoke controlled area