Is Your Fireplace Winter Ready?

With the winter month fast approaching, it’s a good idea to ensure that your fireplace is in good working order. However, after being dormant for at least half a year, it’s hard to tell what condition you might find it in. It’s best to check and make sure there are no problems with your fireplace now before you really start to need it.

We at Real Flame understand all too well how serious little problems can become if left unattended; a little preventative maintenance now can save a lot of money and time later this winter when you’ll really want to have a fully functioning fireplace. So here we look at signs that your fireplace may be in need of service. Read More

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The Growth of the Electronic Fireplace Market

The Electronic Fireplace has increased in popularity over the years, and this popularity only looks set to continue. The added benefits mean that more people are opting for electric over traditional gas fires.

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How to Introduce Minimalism in your Outdoor Space

An attractive outdoor space has become increasingly important for home-buyers. They serve as a getaway from the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, and an effective outdoor design can make your garden the ultimate place to wind down in the evening and on weekends.

What constitutes an ‘effective’ garden design is of course ultimately subjective, but minimalist thinking has found its way into the design of outdoor spaces, and it may serve as the ideal style for your garden.

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Enhance your Décor with GlammFire Bioethanol Burners

Sometimes a room can seem like its missing something, but you can’t quite put your finger on what that piece of the puzzle is. Is it an accessory? Is it perhaps a piece of furniture? Maybe it’s the colour scheme which didn’t quite go with the room?

One way to enhance any décor is with a statement piece – and the ideal modern décor announcement that you are looking for could be a bioethanol burner. With modern designs becoming increasingly innovative, futuristic and enticing, the rules for interior design have changed dramatically. From your living room to your hallway and even your bedroom, a forward-thinking solution to transforming your décor dreams could be through the power of an intricately designed and positioned fire. Want to know how to amp up the volume of your interior design ideas?

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5 Outside Bar Ideas to Impress Your Customers

As the days get longer, and the UK eagerly anticipates lazy afternoons spent in the local bar or restaurant lapping up the sunshine in the outside bar area, here at Real Flame our attention turns towards what exactly it is that makes a good outside bar so… good!

Could it be the change in scenery? With an average of 120 days of rain annually, sometimes taking our food and drinks outdoors is simply a nice change. However, more often than not, and particularly in recent years, outside bar areas have seen a swift rise in popularity.

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Is a Gas Fireplace Worth It?

One of the more commonly asked questions surrounding the world of fires is whether a gas fireplace is worth it, especially in a day and age of environmental concern.

There are many options to face as an interior designer or property developer, including the great debate between the various options of fire. All present their own benefits, however in addition to their ease of operation, the humble gas fireplace presents many other benefits you should be aware of before making the final style decision.

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Outdoor Fireplaces: Spruce Up Your Garden for Spring

With spring in full swing and summer on the way, what better time to spruce up your garden than with a beautiful outdoor fireplace? With the weather getting warmer and nicer, spending quality time outside with family and friends is a fantastic idea! After all, your garden is the perfect place to host soirees and delicious barbecues where everyone can gather together to have a good time. Read More

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Which Fireplaces Can Suit London’s Smoke Restriction?

In some areas of the UK’s capital, there is a smoke restriction which means that you may not be able to use certain fireplaces or burn certain fuels within particular areas. While this may limit your options when you are looking for the perfect fireplace for your next project or for your home, this does not mean that you won’t be able to find a suitable option. So, read on to find out more about smoke control and how you can still benefit from a fireplace in the capital without disregarding the wood burning stove ban.

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Your Ultimate Guide: How to Choose a Gas Fire

It’s no surprise that gas fires are incredibly popular options for the home, as they aren’t just practical, but also offer beautiful aesthetics with their combination of traditional and modern design. Gas fires can transform a space with their stylish designs and add a wonderful touch of luxury, so you may want to consider getting one for your home. Read More

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Property Developers: Frequently Asked Questions About Wood Burning Stoves

As a property developer, before setting sail on a project, you probably have many questions.

It’s important to ensure that all features in a property are cost-effective, but also of a high quality, to ensure potential buyers are impressed by the finished product. Everything from planning permission to technical aspects and even interior design factors need to be taken into consideration – with fire installation being a possible feature that many people look for when purchasing a property.

A wood burning stove within a property can not only increase the desirability for those looking to buy a home, but it can even add value as a result.

Are you a property developer? Want your investors to be wowed by your work? Thinking of upping your game with a wood burning stove? These questions and answers may be of help.

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