yes plenty.... We went for a Scan stove made by jotul. Brilliant stove as you can watch the flames go around and around with the secondary burn unlike other stoves. Glass is clean etc etc heat output is incredible. PIL have a clearview and its fab but there are plenty others out there.
we looked around lots before we chose. DH's dad has had lots of experience with them as has dh so they both knew what they were looking for. The scan stoves are super duper effiecient - that would be the danish for you - so that what you are left with is hardly any ash at all. I know that the new aga stoves are superb too. We also had an aarrow stove and of course people swear by the Morso (squirrel). We were going to go for a morso squirrel but tbh it was a bit to heavy and fussy looking for us. Depends which look you are after as it were. HTH
One thing I would say is that the clearview will burn anything and everything. The scan will burn wood and smokeless only so if you are thinking of using normal household coal its not the stove for you.
lol i know what you mean. Nice to have a matching pair as it were. take a good look at the seals around the door and how they close. Also look at how the seal looks where the hinges and the catch are as they tend to get compressed a bit more there. They are not difficult to replace just fiddly. Also check the riddling ability of a stove. It will make your life easier if you are not spending all your time trying to poke it with the door open. The handle on our scan actually removes so that it never gets hot to the touch which is important with smaller hands. FInally are you using a lined flue? if you have one already then great (just check the size of this to the new stove as you might need an adaptor) if not you will need to line your flue with probably a flexi flue liner and the enamel into the room
no plinth required and no flue required AND they are cheaper to run and more flexible than an aga. I wish I could afford a new one tbh. I have a rayburn cookmaster which I love but would give my eyeteeth for an everhot
lol its the knob on the outside of the stove which allows you to move the grate on the inside to allow more air and to shuffle any ashes which might be blocking the airflow especially when starting the fire. i am a mine of useless information
lol you are totally right about the clearview staying in over night. You would be hard pushed to get a morso to stay in tbh. The scan will easily stay in overnight like the clearview and as I say you have the advantage of using normal coal on it too. HOwever I would look at both if you can and see which you prefer irl as they do style quite differently iyswim
The scan is super in a vaguely modern hom whereas the clearview is a bit more traditional looking.
THe important thing to remember is that as long as it has a airwash system (to keep the glass clear) and it double burns the gasses (like the scan and the better woodburners do anyway) you are on a winner
sorry, slight hijack here but you all sound so knowledgable about wood burners - and I am not
I'd like to replace our living flame gas fire with a wood burner. We have a chimney - but I have no idea whether it needs lined or already is. The house is about 10 years old.
I assume I'd have to get a corgi registered plumber to remove the gas fire and maybe a general builder to remove the (frankly hideous) fire surround and create some sort of opening for the wood burner, but what sort of tradesman would I need to install the wood burner? I know that might be a stupid question but I would be grateful for any advice.
yup wherever you buy your stove from will recommend someone to line your flue as I would doubt that it is lined. Def go for someone registered to remove your gas fire . YOu can always have the woodburner stand in the room - we do, but bear in mind the hearth needs to be a certain size if you do that. Also if you dont already have one you will need to have an airbrick placed in the room. You might already have one of those because you have gas