How to light solid fuel my not be one of the most popular enquiries we receive at the Quickfuels office, of course most of our customers are well practised in this task however we do get asked every now and then by beginners. Of course, Lighting a fire can be extremely dangerous and should not be taken lightly - So beginners, take note! Here is a comprehensive guide to how you can light a coal fire at home safely and efficiently every time :
Before we start, it is always best to make sure that your appliance is clean and ready to use for optimal performance and higher heat output.
Make sure you clear out any ash left over from previous use and that the grate is clear. This helps air flow at sufficient levels to the fire as well as preserving the life of your appliance. If the fire bars are clogged with ash, they can eventually overheat and begin to sag.
What you will need:
These simple steps will be all you need to get a safe and efficient flame every time! Quickfuels has a wide variety of solid fuel to choose from on our store such as smokeless stove fuel and traditional house coal. Buy online today for fast and efficient delivery across the country.