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Whats best – Gas or Electric ?

Posted by on Jul 31, 2018 in Trafford Fireplaces

What should I get for my room, a Gas or Electric Fire? This is a common question we are asked. The main reason for buying an Electric Fire is because you only require occasional heat. An Electric Fire can look good without the heat on. It can be thought of as another source of light. A beautiful feature.  So if you have a warm house and you hardly ever use your old fire then maybe Electric Fires are for you. They still give 1.5 -2kw of heat...

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Will My New Hearth Fit The Hole In My Carpet?

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Trafford Fireplaces

Normally when you decorate a room, the last thing you replace is the carpet. This makes sense for many reasons, the most obvious one being that you’re not going to mess up your nice new carpet doing the other jobs. So, it’s fair to assume that most carpets are fitted around the hearth of your fireplace. Generally speaking if you were to remove your hearth, there would be a hole in your carpet (or whatever flooring you have in that...

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How To Clean The Glass On Your Stove

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Trafford Fireplaces

  We’re at Trafford Fireplaces and we’re going to show you how to clean the glass on your stove. You want the glass on your stove to be nice and clean so that you can get a good view of your fire. The dryer your wood, the less muck you’ll get on your glass and the easier it’ll be to clean. Before you start, it’s a good idea to lay down an old cloth underneath the stove door on your hearth to catch any mess or debris. There are 2...

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How To Light A Gas Fire

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Trafford Fireplaces

I want to talk to you about lighting gas fires. Many gas fires have been like this one over the years. The control is down at the bottom of the fire you have to move the ashpan cover out of the way, push, click and hold for a few seconds and then release to light the gas fire. This fire’s not connected to any gas, but that is how these ones light. It doesn’t have to be like that anymore. The E Button Control Gas Fire This gas fire has nice...

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Hole In The Wall Gas Fires For Cavity Walls

Posted by on May 12, 2018 in Trafford Fireplaces

This is one of our most popular hole in the wall gas fires. When it was first brought out it was quite revolutionary. It’s balanced flue and fits into a cavity wall. For every hole in the wall gas fire, up to this point you had either needed a chimney breast or we had to build you a dummy one. But this gas fire fits into a standard cavity wall. It comes with different backings from black, beaded, brick and many others. You can have logs, you...

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