Joanna Humphreys

  1. The Next Generation is Here: Kalfire E-series Electric Fires

    The Next Generation is Here: Kalfire E-series Electric Fires
    Flickering flames, crackling embers, and soothing warmth—a real fireplace's ambience and aesthetic appeal can transform any living space. However, traditional fireplaces require complex installation, regular maintenance, and ventilation, which may not be practical for every home. That's where electric fireplaces excel—delivering realistic fireside experiences without the hassle. With its new E-series, the Dutch company Kalfire […]
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  2. Know Your Chimney: A Quick Guide to Gas Fire Flues

    Know Your Chimney: A Quick Guide to Gas Fire Flues
    Are you considering a gorgeous new gas fire to transform your home? That's exciting stuff! But before you start browsing fires and imagining how stunning your new feature wall will look, you must understand what type of flue and chimney you have. Your existing setup is crucial in choosing the right fire for your space. […]
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  3. Alexa, Switch on the Fire: Our Best Smart Control Fires 

    Alexa, Switch on the Fire: Our Best Smart Control Fires 
    When the cold weather sets in, there's no better way to warm up your home than with a soothing, flickering fireplace. But today, not everybody wants to handle the hassle of chopping wood and cleaning up ashes. That's why electric fires connected to apps and Wi-Fi are becoming so popular today. With just a tap […]
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  4. ​​How to Pick the Right TV Size for Your Media Wall

    ​​How to Pick the Right TV Size for Your Media Wall
    Media walls are all the rage lately – a chic way to incorporate your entertainment centre into your living space décor. With a gorgeous new media wall fireplace as the cosy centrepiece, now it's time to pick the ideal telly to pair with it. Choosing the right screen size for your space can be tricky. […]
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  5. How Does a Gas Fire Slide Control Work?

    How Does a Gas Fire Slide Control Work?
    Gas fireplaces have become an increasingly popular fixture in homes over the past few decades, and for good reason. They provide a convenient and comfortable way to add warmth and ambience to a room without dealing with messy wood or soot. Just flipping a switch or adjusting a dial gives you instant control over the […]
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  6. What’s Included in a Balanced Flue Gas Fire Installation?

    What’s Included in a Balanced Flue Gas Fire Installation?
    A balanced flue gas fire can be an excellent choice when considering a new heating solution for your home. These fires offer a sleek, modern appearance, providing efficient and safe heating. However, to ensure optimal performance and safety, it is crucial to understand what’s included in a balanced flue gas fire installation. In this post, […]
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  7. How Long Do Gas Fires Last?

    How Long Do Gas Fires Last?
    Gas fires have become a popular choice for home heating in recent years. Running on natural gas or LPG, they provide an efficient and affordable way to warm up living spaces. But with any appliance, it’s understandable to wonder about its longevity and when it may need replacing. In this post, we’ll explore the expected […]
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  8. How Much Does it Cost to Run a Gas Fire in 2024?

    How Much Does it Cost to Run a Gas Fire in 2024?
    As energy costs continue rising across the UK, many households are understandably concerned about how much to run home appliances and features that use gas or electricity will cost. One such feature that is common in British homes is the gas fire. But how much does it cost to run a gas fire? With the […]
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  9. Does a Gas Fireplace Have a Pilot Light?

    Does a Gas Fireplace Have a Pilot Light?
    Have you ever wondered about the mechanics behind gas fires and how they function? While many people enjoy the warmth and ambience of a gas fire, not everyone is familiar with their inner workings. One of the most asked questions about gas fires is: Do gas fireplaces have pilot lights? Let's dive in and find […]
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  10. Does My Gas Fire Need Chimney Sweeping?

    Does My Gas Fire Need Chimney Sweeping?
    Chimney sweeping and upkeep is an essential but often overlooked part of regular home maintenance. With more of us using central heating or electric heaters and fires to warm our spaces, it's probably not surprising that many homeowners forget their chimney is even there. But with some fires, chimney maintenance is crucial – to keep […]
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