A potbelly stove - what is it?
A potbelly stove is very simple to be installed as well as easy to be operated. What is more, it is a perfect solution for those who dream of having a fireplace at home but due to technical limitations, the installation of a traditional fireplace is not possible. Potbelly stove, which is in fact a free standing fireplace, is an interesting alternative to a room fireplace.
A potbelly stove - what is it and how much is it to operate it?
A potbelly stove - the key to a cheap heating, can be connected without the necessity to demolish a newly completed interior. It is a cheap, efficient and wood-burning source of heat. Wood, which is an ecological fuel, is easily available. Free standing stoves, like fireplaces, can add an exceptional character and charm to any interior. They are usually made of steel or cast-iron, which for the most part, has an influence on their final appearance. Steel potbelly stoves usually take a simple form, they are smaller and are characterised by poorer heating performance. Potbelly stoves made of cast-iron are elegant and stylish.
A free standing potbelly stove and its installation
Any stove like a potbelly stove does not require any major changes of the interior design. However, it needs a properly prepared place for its installation. This is because, its body is heated to a very high temperature. It is vital that the stove should be kept at a safe distance from all kinds of flammable materials. The best solution is to protect this place with fireclay brick, stone or glass.
A potbelly stove is an ideal solution for those who would like to have a fireplace at their home but because of limited place, they cannot afford it.