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Di Lusso Stoves

Di Lusso Stoves

Di Lusso is the premier brand of the UK manufacturer Hunter Stoves.

Despite their Italian sounding name they are designed and manufactured in the UK.  The main reason we decided to add Di Lusso to the range of stoves we sell is the superb controllability of the fires.  They burn very efficiently across the whole output range, allowing for slow but clean combustion.

Available as both freestanding and inset versions, they can be specified with a DEFRA kit allowing woodburning in smoke control areas, and all models can be used with a Direct Air kit if required.

Another unusual feature is the minimalist design, cleverly concealing the air controls behind the discreet centrally positioned door handle.  There are no protruding handles or control knobs on this range of stoves, just sleek, efficient design.

The unique Di Lusso Dynamic Control technology was developed to create a range of convector fires that can burn effectively and efficiently at both low and high temperatures – something no other fire on the market can do – ensuring that whatever size your room, big or small, there is a Di Lusso stove to suit your needs.

This innovative thinking combined with the sleek, stylish look of the Di Lusso stoves range makes this one of the most sought-after fires available. Sitting flush to the wall or freestanding and offering beautifully clear viewing glass, the Di Lusso fits effortlessly into your home, bringing any room alive with the beauty of natural flame.

Pop into the showroom to see the Di Lusso range for yourself or browse their website here.

Hwam Stove Smart Control App

Hwam Smart Control

Hwam have a range of stoves that are designed for you to use from your phone or tablet, so you can control the temperature in the room from the comfort of your sofa.  It’s not just a gadget (but let’s face it, it is a pretty good gadget too).

HWAM’s SmartControl™ electronic air regulation gives you a sublime level of comfort and goes easy on the environment and on your pocket. But it’s not just that – at the price of a wood-burning stove, you also get an engineer a personal firing aid right in the middle of your living room!

Hwam Smart Control
Hwam Smart Control stove at our showroom in Colney Heath

The “HWAM® SmartControl™” app allows you to easily set up your desired room temperature on a mobile telephone or tablet – and the app even reminds you when it’s time to fill up with firewood again. The only thing you have to do yourself is light the fire and close the door.

The system will take care of the rest for you, so you can relax, kick back and relish the flames and the cosy heat.

Hwam Smart Control 1 2 3

Visit the Hwam site to find out more about the clever technology behind the app.

There’s a  Smart Control stove on display in our showroom in Colney Heath, pop in to see it for yourself!


Floating Fireplace Beams

Floating Fireplace Beams

Beams offer the benefits of a mantel in a sleek and contemporary way.  J Day Stoneworks offer beams from Capital Fireplaces, Focus Fireplaces and Newman Fireplaces so there’s a huge range of colours, sizes and finishes to choose from.

Focus Fireplaces Beam
Focus Fireplaces Beam

Whether you’re looking for a minimalist floating beam to style a modern fireplace or a traditional barn timber full of character we can help.

Depending on your stove or fireplace layout there are a few building regulations to bear in mind when selecting your beam.  It’s important to make sure that there is at least 450mm or 18 inches between the top of your stove and anything combustible if your stove projects from the front of your fireplace.

Resin based products are available if you’re looking for something non-combustible, or if your stove is tucked underneath your chimney without protruding into the room there are a wide range of solid wood options to consider*.

Capital Fireplace Beams
Capital Fireplaces Beam

Capital Fireplaces, Focus Fireplaces and Newman Fireplaces have budget and mid-range beams on offer, with prices starting from £210. Focus beams are available from 917mm up to 3 metres wide so you can choose the perfect width for your room.

We have a variety of beams on display in our Colney Heath showroom, and a range of brochures for you to take away.  There are also a wide range of shelves and fascia plates available in store.

Mix or match your Decor

Distressed Fireplace Beam
Distressed Fireplace Beam

Bright or light colours pair well with bleached wooden beams, with darker, richer shades working well with velvets or leather interiors. Sharp, clean cut beams offer a modern look with distressed oak finishes available for a more characterful interior.

*It’s always a good idea to consult your stove installer to make sure your beam adheres to building regulations for your property.


Ortal contemporary gas fires are state-of-the art, room sealed, live fuel effect appliances which are available in a wide range of spectacular formats for use on natural gas or LPG.

Ortal space creator gas fire
Ortal space creator gas fire

Ortal format styles include front facing, corner, three sided, space creator (peninsular), tunnel, standalone, island. Custom versions are also available.

Special Ortal features include reflective interiors to enhance the flame picture, dual line burners allowing control of output without loss of flame effect and protective mesh or double glazing options for added safety.

Ortal tunnel
Ortal tunnel

The concentric natural draught balanced flue systems can terminate vertically or horizontally and can accommodate a wide range of configurations.

Fan assistance is also available to further increase the range of flue options and make the fires ideal for installation in apartments for example.

Control is via a convenient remote handset which also incorporates timer and thermostat.

The product range comprises 77 different standard formats but in addition to this, Ortal are able to produce custom-made fires to incredible bespoke specifications (up to 5 metres long).

Architects and interior designers in particular are appreciating the benefits of large format gas and the fact that it is possible to design rooms around an impressive feature fire.