How to Light a Fire

Our handy guide to lighting your first fire

When customers light their fire for the first time they can encounter a number of problems, here’s our tips for a quick, easy and stress free lighting experience.

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1. If you are burning wood, leave a bed of ash.

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2. Build up a jenga tower with your kindling.

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3. We can highly recommend Flamers Firelighters… £5.99 a box.

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4. Light your firelighter.

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5. All vents need to be opened, and the door on the latch, to maximise air intake into the stove when lighting.

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6. Let your kindling burn to pre-heat the flue.

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7. Select smaller logs initially, until your fire is established! Close the door fully and use air controls.