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  • How do our different types of firewood burn?
    Buying Guides

    How do our different types of firewood burn?

    All of our wood is classed as hardwood however, some are more dense than others meaning the results of them burning can differ slightly. Here is an overview of our firewood and the properties of their burn.

  • Which Type Of Firewood Is Right For You?
    Buying Guides

    Which Type Of Firewood Is Right For You?

    In this Guide we'll discuss the differences between the various Kiln Dried Firewood that we supply.

  • Smokeless buying guide: How do our different products burn
    Buying Guides

    Smokeless Coal buying guide: How do our different products burn

    Smokeless fuel - How do our products burn? Here is a guide to help you pick your perfect match. 

  • Why you should try heat logs/ wood briquettes
    Buying Guides

    Why you should try heat logs/ wood briquettes

    What are our briquettes made from? How are they made? Why should you give them a try? Find out more. 

  • Aggregate Stone Buying Guide
    Buying Guides

    Aggregate Stone Buying Guide

    Looking into aggregates but don’t know where to start? Want a bit more info before you go ahead? Then look no further! 

  • Charcoal Buying Guide
    Buying Guides

    Charcoal Buying Guide

    To help you choose your charcoal we've made this guide to go through the most common options available and the advantages and disadvantages each one presents.

General Help & Advice

  • How To Light The Fire
    General Help & Advice

    How To Light Your Fire

    Lighting a fire for the first time can be a bit tricky. In this guide, we explain the easiest way to light a fire that will burn for the night.

  • Multi Fuel Stoves Fuel Guide
    General Help & Advice

    Multi Fuel Stoves Fuel Guide

    In this guide we’ll discuss the variety of ways to use Multi Fuel Stoves and the standard best ways to use them. Along with the standard fuels used with them.

  • The Benefits of Smokeless Coal Over House Coal
    Smokeless Coals

    The Benefits of Smokeless Coal Over House Coal

    When burning fuels in a stove, there are a lot of different options for fuel. Here we will discuss coals and the benefits of using Smokeless Coal over House Coal.

  • How to light the fire when using smokeless fuels
    Smokeless Coals

    How to light the fire when using smokeless fuels

    Here is our step by step guide on how to light your fire using our smokeless fuels & to keep your fire going once its lit. 

  • How To Store Your Fuel
    General Help & Advice

    How To Store Your Fuel

    Storage is key to keeping your fuel in tiptop shape to ensure you get the best burn out of it. This may or may not be simpler than you think.

  • How to deep clean your fireplace
    General Help & Advice

    How to deep clean your fireplace

    In this guide, we go through all the steps to take to give your fireplace a good deep clean to get it back to tip-top condition. Including home cleaning products.

  • Decorating your fireplace
    General Help & Advice

    Decorating your fireplace

    A beautiful, eye-catching fireplace is a good centre point for any living room. Bringing character and life to any living space is key to achieving a homely feel, fireplaces can be great for adding to this. 

  • Upcycling Pallets
    General Help & Advice

    Upcycling Pallets

    Upcycling and reusing has become increasingly popular over the last few years. Who doesn’t love giving themselves a project to get stuck into. Here's some ideas...

  • How To Get Your Fireplace Ready For Winter
    General Help & Advice

    How To Get Your Fireplace Ready For Winter

    With winter on its way, it's time to get everything prepped before the cold weather hits. Here are our top tips to get everything in place and ready to go.

  • Christmas Fireplace Decoration Ideas
    General Help & Advice

    Christmas Fireplace Decoration Ideas

    Each year people sit and plan how to deck out the entire house for the festive season. So, if you are struggling for some inspiration, here’s a few ideas to help you on your way. 

  • Winters Day Ideas
    General Help & Advice

    Winters Day Ideas

    We’ve made a list of some of our all time favourite things to do during the colder months incase you are struggling for inspiration.

  • Christmas Gifts for homes with Fireplaces
    General Help & Advice

    Christmas Gifts for homes with Fireplaces

    Are you wanting to buy a family member or a friend something practical that they will use this year? Do they have a fireplace in their home? Look no further, we’ve got some ideas for you!

Firewood - Everything you need to know

  • Firewood Shortages
    Firewood

    Firewood Shortages

    We as an industry are facing struggles this season with firewood shortages. There are many reasons behind this which we want to share with you all to keep you up to date as much as we are able to.

  • How do our different types of firewood burn?
    Buying Guides

    How do our different types of firewood burn?

    All of our wood is classed as hardwood however, some are more dense than others meaning the results of them burning can differ slightly. Here is an overview of our firewood and the properties of their burn.

  • Seasoned v Kiln Dried Wood
    Firewood

    Seasoned v Kiln Dried Wood

    A regular question we see within the firewood sales community is “what is the difference between seasoned firewood and kiln-dried firewood. So, here is our explanation. 

  • The Benefits of Using Kiln Dried Logs
    Firewood

    The Benefits of Using Kiln Dried Logs

    Kiln-dried logs are increasingly popular, due to their high heat output, clean burn and easy lighting. Find out more about this firewood with this handy guide!

  • Alder Firewood - All You Need To Know
    Firewood

    Alder Firewood - All You Need To Know

    Alder firewood burns with a nice bright flame, gives off a quick and high heat output and is very easy to light. Find out more information about alder firewood here.

  • Hornbeam Firewood - Is It Right For You?
    Firewood

    Hornbeam Firewood - Is It Right For You?

    Hornbeam firewood is a very dense and hard type of firewood, it burns for a long time and gives off an exceptional heat. For more information, check out this guide.

  • Briquettes and Heat Logs vs Firewood
    Wood Briquettes

    Briquettes and Heat Logs vs Firewood

    Here is a bit of an explanation of the difference between some of our all time favourite briquettes & our traditional firewoods.

  • Firepits: What Fuel To Use
    Outdoor Living

    Firepits: What Fuel To Use

    It’s a question that we see constantly come up, what wood should I be burning in my fire pit? Can I use charcoal in my Firepit? Here we go into detail of what to use.

  • Reusing Your Wood Ash
    Firewood

    Reusing Your Wood Ash

    Wood ash can be a bit of a chore to clean and get rid of but there’s some handy uses for the ash that you might have never thought about.

  • Which Type Of Firewood Is Right For You?
    Buying Guides

    Which Type Of Firewood Is Right For You?

    In this Guide we'll discuss the differences between the various Kiln Dried Firewood that we supply.

  • What is Wet Wood? Why should you avoid it?
    Firewood

    What is Wet Wood? Why should you avoid it?

    You may have heard the term ‘wet wood’ around a lot recently when it comes to firewood and be wondering exactly what it means. You may also be wondering why people are telling you to avoid it. Well, we are here to answer that for you. 

  • Wood Burning and Efficiency
    Firewood

    Wood Burning and Efficiency

    Why should you use firewood as your main source of heating in your home? Is it efficient? What are the pros & cons? How do I get the most out of my wood or multi-fuel stove?

Heat Logs - An Increasingly Popular Fuel

  • Birch Blocks - How Do They Burn
    Wood Briquettes

    Birch Blocks - How Do They Burn

    A slow-burning fuel, with consistent heat output. Popular with our customers, our birch blocks burn longer than logs, and kick out some considerable heat.

  • Briquettes and Heat Logs vs Firewood
    Wood Briquettes

    Briquettes and Heat Logs vs Firewood

    Here is a bit of an explanation of the difference between some of our all time favourite briquettes & our traditional firewoods.

  • How to store briquettes
    Wood Briquettes

    How to store briquettes

    A common question we get from people buying briquettes for the first time is - how are they stored?

  • Pini Kay Briquettes, How They Burn & Why Try Them
    Wood Briquettes

    Pini Kay Briquettes, How They Burn & Why Try Them

    Pini Kay briquettes are a very popular type of heat log, denser than most, they offer an impressive burn duration & good heat output. Order online/collect in store.

Your Full Guide to Wood Pellets

  • Why Buy From A Supplier on the BSL
    Wood Pellets

    Why Buy From A Supplier on the BSL

    Buying from a supplier on the BSL offers an easy and simple way to reclaim money from the government if you are a part of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI).

  • How Versatile Are Wood Pellets?
    Wood Pellets

    How Versatile Are Wood Pellets?

    Wood pellets have a huge range of uses, from traditional biomass heating systems to pizza oven fuel, through to cat litter and horse bedding. Here we explain the benefits.

  • Benefits of Biomass Wood Pellets
    Wood Pellets

    Benefits of Biomass Wood Pellets

    Fitzpatrick Fuels biomass wood pellets are a renewable and sustainable source of energy, they are also an environmentally friendly fuel to heat your home with.

  • How to use wood pellets, what stove do you need?
    Wood Pellets

    How to use wood pellets, what stove do you need?

    Wood pellets can be a great source of energy and a brilliant heating system. So, what kind of stove do you need? How do they work? Find out more. 

  • Wood Pellets for Cat Litter
    General Help & Advice

    Wood Pellets for Cat Litter

    Our biomass wood pellets double up as excellent cat litter. They are super absorbent, control odour naturally & offer a cheaper alternative to other cat litter.

Outdoor Cooking

Outdoor Living

  • Gardening Tips for Beginners
    Gardening Diary

    Gardening Tips for Beginners

    Want to spruce up your outside area but not sure where to start? In this guide we give you some handy tips on gardening for the complete beginner.

  • How to measure your garden for aggregates
    Outdoor Living

    How to measure your garden for aggregates

    Knowing how much gravel/stone you need to be able to carry out your garden project is key before you begin. We have put together a little guide with some handy tips to give you a good estimate.  

  • Gardening Diary - November
    Gardening Diary

    Gardening Diary - November

    November is fast upon us and it's vital to get your garden ready for winter. The cool frost will be fast spreading across your beds and borders.

  • Gardening Diary - October
    Gardening Diary

    Gardening Diary - October

    October is upon us and is a vital time for your garden. Here’s our advice on how to keep your garden looking in tip top shape and keep those spring flowers protected for their spring bloom.

  • Aggregate Stone Buying Guide
    Buying Guides

    Aggregate Stone Buying Guide

    Looking into aggregates but don’t know where to start? Want a bit more info before you go ahead? Then look no further! 

  • General Help & Advice

    Different types of aggregates and what they are used for

    So what are the general types of aggregates you will see available and what are they used for? 

  • Prep Work for Laying Aggregates
    Outdoor Living

    Prep Work for Laying Aggregates

    What you need and what steps are taken to prep your area ready for your aggregate.

  • How To Maintain Your Aggregate To Keep It Looking Fresh
    Outdoor Living

    How To Maintain Your Aggregate To Keep It Looking Fresh

    Looking for tips & tricks on how to maintain your aggregate garden to keep it looking fresh? This guide tells you everything you need to maintain the garden.

  • Firepits: What Fuel To Use
    Outdoor Living

    Firepits: What Fuel To Use

    It’s a question that we see constantly come up, what wood should I be burning in my fire pit? Can I use charcoal in my Firepit? Here we go into detail of what to use.

  • Firepit Safety
    Outdoor Living

    Firepit Safety

    Fire-pits are a great addition to any garden. In this guide, we look at some things you need to consider from a safety perspective, including where to position it.

Blog

  • Firewood Shortages
    Firewood

    Firewood Shortages

    We as an industry are facing struggles this season with firewood shortages. There are many reasons behind this which we want to share with you all to keep you up to date as much as we are able to.

  • Christmas 2021 Update
    News & Updates

    Christmas 2021 Update

    We have made a temporary update to our opening times at Honley over the Christmas period and we are now stocking Premium Christmas Trees! Find out more now.

  • Pink Link - Pallet Network Deliveries
    General Help & Advice

    Pink Link - Pallet Network Deliveries

    We just wanted to give you a run down on some important information regarding your delivery should it be brought out through the pallet network service.