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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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What kW Heat Output Does My Gas Fire Need?

Posted by on May 5, 2018 in Trafford Fireplaces

To heat your average sized room (Approx 4m x 5m or 13ft x 16ft) your gas fire will want a heat output of 4-5kW. This is pretty standard on most gas fires. If you’re wanting to heat a large room, you might want to go for a gas fire with a larger heat output. This is assuming that your gas fire is the only heat source in your room. If you have central heating that heats the room pretty well on its own you might not need as much heat and can...

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How Much Does A Fireplace Cost?

Posted by on Feb 17, 2018 in Trafford Fireplaces

Our solid wood mantels start from £279 and our granite back and hearth sets start from £295. As you’d expect, all aspects of fire surrounds can come in different sizes, finishes and colours. They’re also available in different materials such as solid oak, marble and slate to name a few. Mantels are priced individually and the backs and hearths can either come as a set or individually if you want to mix and match. Some of the backs...

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