Owners of wood burners, stoves and open fires will no longer be able to buy coal or wet wood to burn in them, under a ban to be rolled out from next year. Sales of the two most polluting fuels will be phased out in England to help cut air pollution, the government says. Bags […]
Un-insulated cast-iron or other single wall flue pipes should never be used outside a house as a chimney.
The severe chilling of flue gases, particularly when an appliance is burning slowly, not only results in unsightly condensation but more seriously reduces flue draft so much that dangerous fumes may be emitted from the appliance, because there is so little or no flue draft to carry them away safely up the flue.