Which size stove?

The size of your wood-burning stove depends on the size of the area you wish to heat.

A stove that is too large can cause just as many problems as a stove that is too small.

A stove thatís too small will not be able to heat the room adequately; however, if you buy a stove thatís too big in relation to the room, you will be forever cutting the air supply to keep the room temperature down. As a result, combustion will be incomplete and soot will quickly build up on the stove window and in the chimney. In addition, the quantity of soot particles you emit into the environment will be disproportionately high.

Next to each of the stoves illustrated you will be able to see what room sizes they suit best. The room size is for guidance only as it can depend on other things such as the design and insulation of the premises.

Room Size Kilowatt Requirement Calculator.

To determine the heat output required for your room, use the table above or calculate the volume of the room in cubic metres (Width x Length x Height), and divide by 14 = kW requirement (this is based on a 21į rise in the room if it was 1įC outside).