Most people in the UK still heat their homes with ‘conventional’ fuels such as heating oil.
Modern pellet stoves are incredibly efficient, work quickly and use sustainable ‘biomass’ fuel. Read about the pros and cons.
Wood stoves are more efficient than open fires. Many have glass doors, and some give you hot water, too.
Despite being dirty, inefficient, potentially dangerous and quite a lot of work, there’s nothing quite like an open fire.