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  1. Hood Filter Care & Cleaning

    Hood Filter Care & Cleaning

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  2. Choosing the Right Cooker Hood

    Choosing the Right Cooker Hood

    A cooker hood is essential for any kitchen as smoke and airborne grease generated as a by-product of kitchen cooking for extraction purposes. Hoods not only help to remove grease, heat, moisture and smoke from the cooking area but they can also enhance the overall appearance of any kitchen.

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  3. SILGRANIT® PuraDur® Sinks FAQ

    SILGRANIT® PuraDur®

    Q - What material is the SILGRANIT® PuraDur® sink made of?

    A - SILGRANIT® PuraDur® sinks are made up of 80% natural granite. Blanco uses a combination of granite with an acrylic matrix, ceramic and colour pigments to bring about the unique colouring and extraordinary quality that Blanco sinks are well known for.

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  4. Choosing the Perfect Sink

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  5. Chimneys & Flue Systems for Gas Stoves & Fires

    Chimneys & Flue Systems for Gas Stoves & Fires

    Before you choose your new gas stove or fire, you will need to know what type of chimney (if you have one) or flue you have. Which type of chimney or flue that is available usually dictates your choice of stove or fire. To help you understand which gas stoves or fires are suitable for your home, please use the information on this page to identify your property's chimney or flue.

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  6. How to choose the best fire

    How to choose the best fire One of the most important things when choosing a gas or wood-fired stove is its capacity. People are often unaware that the average living room space requires only 3 to 4 kilowatts (KW) to heat it. This is especially true as many homes already have central heating and the fact that today’s homes are already well insulated; the fire is often just used as partly a decorative piece or additional heating. The most common mistake made by consumers is going for a fire with a too high a capacity, and subsequently they can only use the fire sparingly or burn at a low temperature, otherwise the room would become too hot. When this mistake occurs with wood-fired stoves and heaters it results in poor combustion, high emission and blackened glass. With gas fires in particular this means you can’t enjoy the lovely flames or risk them being obscured by blackened glass. Open and closed combustion Additionally, the choice between open or closed combustion, also know as c

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  7. What To Consider When Choosing The Perfect Fire

    What To Consider When Choosing The Perfect Fire

    Two Things To Think About

    Capacity

    When choosing a gas or wood burning fire or stove, you must take the size into account. The average sized UK living room only requires 3-4 kilowatts (kW) to heat adequately, and it can be problematic if the user chooses a gas, wood burning fire or stove with too high a capacity. The most common mistake made by consumers is going for a fire with a too high a capacity, and subsequently, they can only use the fire sparingly or burn at a low temperature as ... 

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