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Closed System Fireplaces have many advantages:


  • Most good quality, slow combustion stoves have a very long lifespan, normally in excess of 20 years, if they are not abused and are serviced regularly.
  • Most of the heat generated remains in your home as the flow of hot air up the chimney is very limited and the need to replace the escaped hot air through windows and doors, is negated.
  • Most slow burners use very little wood and can keep burning on one or two pieces of wood per hour.
  • You will not have the smell of smoke in your home.
  • Most units only have to be cleaned once a week if used every day.
  • With your controls set correctly and after placing a number of logs into the unit late in the evening the stove will continue to give heat for up to 8 hours which means you will wake up to a warm home. What a pleasure, don't you think?
  • You will save a fortune in wood purchase costs.
  • The paint on most imported stoves is of such a high quality that it will normally only need touching up after 3 to 4 years.

So to sum it all up:

Closed system fireplaces are the most effective way to heat your home as they only allow enough air into the fireplace to fuel the fire, thus creating an 80% heat retention in your home, versus a traditional open fireplace that has an 80% heat loss.

Fireplace City supply the following Closed System Fireplaces...

Clean Burn Stoves

Environmentally Better
Fresh air is a very precious commodity. So our new collection of Cleanburn stoves is designed to preserve it – with technology to keep carbon emissions at a record breaking low. And it’s not just the environment you’re saving.
Economically Better
You could also save a bundle on fuel. Efficiency levels on these stoves range from 75% to 82% -which adds up to smaller fuel bills. A bundle of logs will provide more warmth, for longer, than it would in an alternative stove.
Everyway Better
Whether you choose Cleanburn for the money-saving potential or the cleaner chimney, it’s not just your family who benefits. Your home is reducing emissions and contributing to a cleaner future. And doesn’t that give you a warm glow.

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Saey originates from Belgium. These freestanding fireplaces and inserts are exceptionally well built and functional.

We retail some of their wood ranges that are best suited to our climate. These stoves are set aside by rock solid design and value for money.

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Invicta stoves are the epitome of large capacity, modern design and value for money fireplaces. Their stoves foundry and enamelling plant have been established for over 88 years with an annual production of 170 000 products a year. Invicta controls 100% of their manufacturing process in-house making Invicta a “real hands on” stove manufacturer. Invicta, situated in the Champagne region of France gives rise to the possibility of the stoves being as good as the champagne.

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Whether you know it or not, you’ve probably warmed your toes in front of a Parkray stove – perhaps as a child, perhaps more recently. Parkray has been the leading name in solid fuel stoves for more than a century.

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The efficient Hunter MULTI-FUEL stoves all burn wood, coal and anthracite on a dust free de-ashing system,all have an advanced airwash system keeping the glass clean and offer overnight burning with ease.

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The Dovre fireplace is from Belgium. The product range consists of cast iron, closed system fireplaces, which can be either freestanding or inserts.

The fireplaces can be multi-fuel burning, wood burning or anthracite burning.

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SCAN is one of the world's largest producers of wood-burning stoves. We sell our products all over the world and therefore contribute strongly to Denmark's leading position in the production and sale of wood-burning stoves.

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Austroflamm are one of the world's leading designers and manufacturers of modern wood-burning stoves. The stoves are made in Austria from steel, cast iron and richly glazed ceramics. They are magnificent examples of contemporary technology and design, specifically developed to meet both the increasingly exacting international standards and the demands of the discerning home owner.

Austroflamm's reputation has been built on quality, design and innovation.

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