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Are you considering investing in a wood-burning stove for your home before winter arrives? Get some inspiration from our roundup! And learn about the best wood burners on the market to install and how much it costs to install one.
Top Wood Burners of 2023
Charlton and Jenrick go ecologically comprehensive
The Charlton and Jenrick Go Eco Wide is a 5kW multi-fuel log burner. It is an alternative widescreen version of Charlton and Jenrick Go Eco. For those with relatively large chimneys, the Go Eco Wide may be the ideal choice.
In addition to this, the Charlton and Jenrick Go Eco Wider has an efficiency rating of 79.8%. Additionally, the maximum log length of this wood-burning stove is 12.7 cm, and its dimensions are 52 cm x 45.8 cm x 96 cm.
Ekol Apple Pie Center
This log burner is one of the best options on the market. One of its main strengths is combining modern style with ClearSkies status.
The Ekol Apple Pie Core has a heat output of 4kW and an efficiency rating of 82%. Its dimensions are 47 cm x 27.9 cm x 31.2 cm, with a maximum log length of 20 cm.
Esse wood burning stove
This affordable log burner (£640) is durable and perfect for medium-sized rooms.
The Esse One wood-burning stove has a heat output of 5kW and an efficiency rating of 82%. Its dimensions are 41 cm x 37.2 cm x 51 cm, with a maximum log length of 20 cm.
Arada Farringdon Medium Eco
If you need a relatively powerful log burner, you’ll want to consider the 8.1kW Arada Farringdon Medium Eco.
This log burner has a fairly large window and excellent build quality. Its energy efficiency rating is 76.1%. The Arada Farringdon Medium Eco has a maximum log length of 43cm and measures 66.6cm x 53.5cm x 35.2cm, making it one of the larger top log burners.
Charnwood Cove 3 BLU Wood Burning Stove
Next we have the Charnwood’s Cove 3 BLU wood burning stove. Although expensive, this log burner can provide a wide range of heat output thanks to its air management system.
Charnwood Cove 3 BLU wood burning stoves are available with outputs from 7kW to 16kW. It has an efficiency rating of 78.4% and measures 66cm x 43.9cm x 98cm with a maximum log burner length of 50cm.
One of the main disadvantages of this log burner is that it is not DEFRA approved and therefore not suitable for smoke control areas.
The cost of hiring a professional
to that moment Install log burner, you must hire professionals. On top of the price of the wood-burning stove itself, you can expect to pay between £150 and £200 per day in labor costs, although labor costs vary by region.
When looking for a professional to install a wood-burning stove, it’s best to get quotes from several people before deciding who to choose.