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Ultimate wood heaters and gas log fires are synonymous with Australian made quality, world-class manufacturing, experience, service, and value. When it comes to creating the perfect winter ambience for your home, shed or alfresco area, Ultimate wood heaters have you covered.
Snuggle in front of a warm, crackling fire during winter's cold months in your Adelaide home with classic and modern wood heaters from Ultimate Wood Heaters.
Proudly Australian-made from the country’s largest wood fire heater manufacturer, these heaters come in a variety of sizes, styles and colours. So whether you’re looking for something to warm up your family room or a unit to circulate warmth throughout the house, there’s a wood heater for sale at Ultimate Wood Heaters that fits your needs.
Using a Wood Heater in Your Adelaide Home
Adelaide looks and feels beautiful in the winter, with the temperatures dropping to 8°C lows and 16°C highs. The chill is enough to cause frost to form in the surrounding Adelaide Hills during the coldest winter mornings.
In moments like these, it’s nice to cosy up in front of a roaring fire and let the warmth chase away the chill of the season. The wood-burning heaters from Ultimate Wood Heaters can get the job done.
As the biggest wood heater manufacturing company in Australia, we know all about your residential heating needs. Below you’ll find all the pertinent information when it comes to choosing and using a wood heater in your Adelaide home.
Why Do You Need a Wood Heater?
The weather in Adelaide is pleasant for most of the year. But when winter comes rolling around, the temperatures drop low enough for frost to form on the ground and around plants.
Wood burners are the perfect heating units for places like Adelaide where the cold doesn’t last, but the temperatures drop enough to warrant a cuppa by the fire. These heaters are lit up by wood and fire and can heat a room up faster than warm air being circulated through vents.
Burning wood is also much more eco-friendly than burning oil, gas, or coal-like other types of residential heating units.
When oil, gas or coal burn, they release carbon dioxide (CO2). Using wood can be considered carbon-neutral since trees absorb CO2 as they grow, cancelling out the CO2 they produce when they are burned.
Finally, you don’t need electricity to operate your wood heater. So even if the power goes out in your Adelaide neighbourhood in the middle of winter, you can still stay warm with your wood heater.
How to Choose the Right Wood Heater for Your Home
If you want to snuggle in front of a fire and be lulled by the sound of wood crackling and pleasant warmth, here are the questions you need to ask yourself so you’ll know what wood heater is the right one for your home.
Do you want to heat one room or your entire home?
Wood heaters are most efficient for warming one room. But, with the right configurations, you can use one wood heater to spread warmth throughout your home.
For example, placing it in a downstairs room can be enough to heat your home’s 2nd level, if you have one. This is the optimal position because as warm air typically rises, the warmth from your wood heater can easily spread to your upper rooms.
How big is the area you want to heat?
The size of the area you want to heat determines the size of the wood heater you need to have installed.
If you have a one-store Adelaide home or want to heat just one room, then small heaters would suffice. Medium heaters, meanwhile, can heat small family homes or rooms that are well-insulated. Open-plan houses and older homes with insulation problems would benefit most from large heaters.
Do you need a permit to install a wood heater in your home?
The use of an open flame is regulated across different states. Installing and operating one requires compliance with the Australian Standards to avoid fire and ensure your safety.
Fortunately, you do not need a building permit to install wood-burning appliances like wood heaters in South Australia. However, your heater must be installed by a licensed tradesperson in accordance with the manufacturer’s instruction.
What to Look for in a Wood Heater
- The right size for your home
- Heat output
- Air wash system
- Body material
- Ease of use
Where to Place Your Wood Heater
No matter how big or how good your wood heater is, if you place it in the wrong position, you will not be able to get the most out of the heat it produces. If you want your wood heater to distribute warmth evenly and consistently throughout your room or the whole house, plan for the optimal position.
As mentioned above, if you have a multi-storey home, wood heaters are best placed downstairs where the heat can rise and distribute warmth to the upper floors. It’s also best placed in a room with open access to other parts of the house, such as the family or living area to minimize the walls and doors that block heat from spreading.
Combat the Winter Chill With Wood Burners
Ultimate Wood Heaters offers wood heaters of different styles and sizes for sale, so you can find one that fits your needs. Browse the selection above and shop today.
Free Standing Or Inbuilt?
The location of where your heating is going to go will play a major roll in deciding whether you need an inbuilt or freestanding wood heater.
Freestanding wood heaters are perfect for creating a dramatic focal point in your lounge room or area. These will either be a radiant or convection wood heater and space between the existing walls need to be taken into consideration.
Inbuilt wood heaters are seamlessly built into an existing wall, fireplace or a new cavity. While they blend into the wall, they can create an ambient room like no other.
Zero Clearance Heater
A Zero-Clearance Fireplace is built so that it doesn’t get hot enough on the outside to impact on other surrounding materials, whether touching or close to. Also, a hearth is usually not required with one of these units.
Knowing the square meterage of area, you are trying to heat is crucial when selecting your wood heater. This will determine which range, size and ultimately the price you will be investing for your heating.
Whilst we offer world class wood heaters, we also manufacture and sell a wide range of accessories to go with it. From screens, to wood log storage and more, visit our store to view our range