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Get the most out of your wood heater

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Having received a lot of questions following my previous blog post on wood heating, I’ve decided to answer a few of them here. I am an advocate of wood heaters and am personally glad to see them in more homes I visit across Australia. The Danish concept of hygge is picking up over the country this Autumn/Winter, following its takeover in the US and UK. The term hygge is all about perfecting the art of getting cosy; sitting in front of a warm, welcoming fire with a hot chocolate in one hand and a book in the other – the…

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Sustainable heating at home this winter

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It’s official. Winter is here. It’s a time we all dread with the looming thoughts of cold, dark mornings and heating bills through the roof. In our house, there is no doubt about it. It’s time to fire up the wood heater, something that has become a bit of a family tradition over the years and always coincides with a hot chocolate and marshmallows. As many of you may know, The Du Bois family  love our wood fire and  I am a bit of an advocate of wood heating, I have set a goal to take our home totally off…

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