Can I install a wood burning stove in a conservatory?

‘ The answer we give to this is a resounding, yes! Installing a wood burning stove in your conservatory is a fantastic idea and very easy to do. So, why have a log burner in a conservatory? Due to their glass construction, conservatories can get really cold during the winter.

Do you need planning permission for a log burner in a conservatory?

Planning permission & regulations for a log burner in a conservatory. Planning permission is not generally required providing that the log burner’s flue does not extend more than one metre above the highest part of your home’s roof.

Can you put a wood burning stove in a sunroom?

There are many types of sunroom fireplaces, so choose wisely. From floor-to-ceiling, traditional wood-burning beauties to ultra-sleek, environmentally friendlier ones, you’ll have plenty of options. Be conscious of the fact that your fireplace will become a focal point in your sunroom.

Do you need planning permission for a wood burner UK?

In the UK, you don’t need any prior planning permission to install a wood burner, if the work is carried out by a HETAS installer. In this case, your installer is qualified to certify the works themselves, and will issue a certificate of compliance as proof.

Can you have a stove in a conservatory?

Usually the easiest place to place the wood burning stove is close to the existing house as this provides a strong wall for the chimney to be attached to. The chimney will travel up the wall, out through the conservatory roof, and past any soffit or guttering to get to clean air.

How close can a wood burning stove be to a window UK?

A wood stove needs to have at least 36 inches of clearance between an unprotected ceiling and the top of the stove. When installing a wood stove in front of a window, make sure the clearance is at least 36 inches from the glass to keep it from heating up and cracking or getting damaged.

How close can a wood stove be to a brick wall?

At least 36 inches of clearance must be allowed between the top of a stove and an unprotected ceiling. Brick or stone provide little or no protection for a combustible wall since they are good conductors of heat. Therefore, by themselves, these are not suitable as wall protectors.

Is it better to burn wood or let it rot?

Moreover, burning wood releases all the carbon dioxide in one roaring blaze, whereas your decaying pile would take years to break down, meaning that brush would do way less damage while we wait for the human race to come to its sense, call off its apocalypse, and drastically cut CO2 emissions.

How far does a wood stove need to be away from a concrete wall?

Wall Protection Wood frame walls covered with dry wall are considered combustible. If no wall protection is used, the common radiant-type stove or heater must be spaced out at least 36 inches from the wall.

How long does it take for burnt wood to decompose?

80-100 years
Charred timber will last for 80-100 years without repainting or restaining.

What is a conservatory wood burning stove?

Conservatories are often chilly during winter (due to the amount of glass) and may be abandoned by families during the colder months. A wood burning stove converts a cold glass-box into a warm and relaxing space.

Can you put a conservatory stove on a glass roof?

Insulated flues for conservatories can easily and safely be put through a polycarbonate or glass roof and we have special flashings that keep it all watertight. We will design the correct system that will suit your sunroom, conform to building regulations and ensure that your conservatory stove will work well.

What size stove do I need for my Conservatory?

The size of the room and the type of materials used in the construction, i. e. double or triple glazing, will determine the kilowatt output and size of conservatory stove required. For instance an average size conservatory with double glazed windows on three sides and a polycarbonate roof will need a stove of around 5 or 6 kW.

Can You Heat a conservatory with a short flue system?

A range of woodburning and multifuel stoves designed for use in conservatories with a short flue system Vesta wood burning stoves are perfect for heating a conservatory were a central feature is required and a cheap alternative to underfloor heating or radiators.