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Pepper’s Fireplace Studio is a well established family run business located in Bexleyheath. Our bespoke service operates throughout Kent & London and we have been selling and installing fireplaces into local homes for over 30 years.
All our staff and qualified engineers are knowledgeable, helpful and experienced. We offer a complete and professional service; from helping you choose your heating appliance or fireplace, to supply and installation.
If you are looking for a complete fireplace, or just want to update your fire, we would be delighted to advise you.
We look forward to helping you choose the perfect focal point for your home.
Q. ARE THEY BANNING STOVES AND FIRES?
A. No, not at all. The new legislation states however that all new stoves or fire sales from 2022 do need to be Ecodesign models.
Q. DO I HAVE TO BUY AN ECODESIGN STOVE NOW?
A. No – Until 2022, you can buy from the full spectrum of products available. From January 2022 we will only stock Ecodesign models.
Q. ARE THEY BANNING THE BURNING OF WOOD OR SOLID FUELS?
A. The strategy does intimate at a ban of certain fuels, i.e. high sulphur content house coals and wet wood, favouring an educational approach to consumers to use more efficient ” Ready to Burn” wood fuels.
Q. DOES THE LEGISLATION AFFECT THE SALE OF OPEN FIRES AND FIREPLACES?
A. Yes – Open fires and fireplaces will no longer be able to be sold as solid fuel heating appliances after 2022.
Q. CAN I KEEP USING MY EXISTING STOVES?
A. Yes – The Clean Air strategy does not say there will be a ban on the use of wood or multi-fuel appliances, nor do customers need to modify their appliances. Recommendations however should be made to burn quality dry “Ready to Burn” wood or quality smokeless fuels.
Q. ARE PRODUCTS GOING TO BE SPECIALLY TAXED?
A. No, there is nothing in the 2019 Clean Air Strategy indicating special taxation of either Ecodesign or non-Ecodesign products.