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Log Fire Warms Cats

With winter looming, and home energy prices continually rising, I thought it would be a good idea to install a log burning stove.

First the old fireplace had to be removed and the hole enlarged. Hearth and tiling done, followed by the flue liner, then the stove put in place!

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Halogen down-lighting installed on a dimmer, remotely operated using LightwaveRF (more on this in another post).

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At this point the cats were let back into the room. CleoCat was rather confused as to what the new addition to the living room was, until I lit a small fire.

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Next the wooden lintel was installed, and the walls re-plastered. Once it was dry, wallpaper applied and some tidying up. Log fires are great for warming both feet and cats.

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This is definitely one of the best things I’ve spent my money on. It’s fantastic relaxing in front of the fire with the girlfriend (and the cats), with a glass (or bottle) of wine.

Additionally, it’s probably better for the environment than the gas fire was too, assuming the wood is sourced from re-planted forests. (or fallen trees and old pallets!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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