Welcome to our Home Heating special feature With the dark nights creeping in and the weather getting colder, now is the time to think about your home heating needs. This week we’re highlighting all the great options of stoves, fireplaces, oil and much more for you to choose from. Our next feature is out on Friday, November 22, when we have our ever popular Winter Weddings Feature which will be showcasing all the best options available locally.
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CORCORAN'S FURNITURE & CARPETS
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Choosing the right stove for your home Whether you’re seeking the authenticity of a wood-burning stove or multi-fuel model, or the convenience and ease of gas or electricity, choosing the right stove is one of the most important decisions you can make for your home. At Corcoran’s Furniture & Carpets, they have several different types of stoves to choose from - which can be confusing for the first-time stove buyer. Let’s take a quick look at the most popular ones: MULTI-FUEL STOVES: As well as providing an efficient heat source, multi-fuel stoves are easy to clean and offer the best flexibility, allowing you to burn a variety of fuels such as coal, wood, and smokeless fuel. Stove specialist Violetta of Corcoran’s Furniture and Carpets, points out the Cashel 5kw Heritage multi-fuel stove is excellent value and very hard-working. Right now you can pick up this efficient 5kw stove for just €299 in Corcoran’s Furniture & Carpets four day anniversary sale.
WOOD-BURNING STOVES: Woodburning stoves burn all types of wood. The heating efficiency of a wood burning stove is about 85 percent. Most of the heat is absorbed by the stove itself and radiated throughout the room. Wood-burning stoves also use less firewood than a fireplace because you can control the burn much more easily and effectively. They are a smart alternative for the homeowner seeking the traditional feel of an open fire, but with far greater efficiency. STOVES WITH BACK BOILERS: As an alternative central heating solution, you can opt for a stove with a back boiler. This combines a boiler function with the stove to provide space heating and domestic hot water, as well as spot heating. These products, known also as boiler stoves, can typically provide between 5 and 20kW of water heating as well as the equivalent in output to the room. Violetta mentions the Morgan 20B Boiler Stove as one of their best-selling back
MORGAN 20B BOILER STOVE boiler stoves, with over €300 off in their anniversary sale. GAS AND ELECTRIC STOVES: Gas and electric stoves are also a popular heating source and Corcoran’s Furniture & Carpets have an excellent selection in store. These stoves provide a flame or flame effect without the mess and storage
requirements of other fuels. For homes that lack a chimney or flue, electric stoves are an easy plug-in choice. Corcoran's Furniture & Carpets Cork Road, Killarney, V93 DTN8 Tel: 064 669 1112 www.corcoransfurniture.ie
MASSIVE 4-DAY ANNIVERSARY SALE NOW ON: ENDS SUNDAY
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Cashel 5kw Heritage Stove Multi Fuel
Was €849 NOW €699
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54' Cruz Fireplace + Arizona Crete 5kw Mutlifuel Stove Package
Glenbarrow Dry Stove 5kw Multi-fuel
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Naxos 54'' Marble Fireplace Surround & Fireplace
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48 CRL OIL
CRL Oil offers a top-class service Itâ€™s that time of year again to check your oil levels at home and your business premises and one local company who offer a topclass service is CRL Oil. Conveniently based at Upper Lissivigeen, Killarney, CRL Oil has been in business for 40 years and services all of Kerry. It is open six days a week and employs a team of friendly, informative local staff. The drivers, Denis Gallivan, Chris Coffey and Peter Oâ€™Sullivan, operate a fleet of modern trucks with up-to-date equipment which helps enhance the accuracy and efficiency of the service. CRL Oil delivers all grades of oil to homes, schools, hospitals, farms and businesses. As well as offering a super-efficient service with competitive rates, its customer care provided by Geraldine and Mairead in the office is second to none. You can avail of great prices on road
diesel, tractor diesel and kerosene at the pumps in its spacious premises, and CRL Oil also carries a full range of lubricants and storage tanks. Local sales representatives Pat Tangney and Marian Casey have a wealth of experience and are available to answer any queries. As an added bonus for customers, CRL Oil organises a regular open draw in which you can win a fill of home heating oil or a sizeable quantity of fuel at the pumps. CRL would like to thank their many loyal customers and look forward to continuing to supply the people of Killarney and surrounds. CRL Oil Upper Lissivigeen, Killarney, Phone: 064 6632677, Pat Tangney 086 2673289 or Marian Casey 086 7957930.
CRL OIL STAFF: Denis Gallivan, Peter O'Sullivan, Marian Casey and Pat Tangney.
BOYLES STOVE CENTRE
Launch of new Bio Ethanol fires Boyles Stove Centre are very excited to be launching their new range of Bio Ethanol fires - Planika Fires - market leaders in this field and available in 60 countries worldwide. As the standard of house building improves, our range of fires has had to evolve to adapt. The Bio Ethanol fires are a great option for new builds or homes where there are limited options for flue systems, as no chimney is required. The installation is very simple, on the wall-mounted units only a bracket is needed, similar to those used for a flat screen TV. It burns alternative fuels which are 100 percent renewable, making it an eco-friendly fire. When burning the fuel, no smoke, soot or ashes are produced. As the flames are real, they produce a good amount of heat with at least 2-3kw being generated. We also offer an extensive range of carefully selected stoves; multi-fuel, wood-burning, electric and gas-burning, as well as fireplace surrounds. Our expert sales staff will carefully guide
you through the process and survey your home to make sure the most suitable options are installed. Boyles Stove Centre have their own specialist installers, HETAS or RGI trained, for installing their impressive range of stoves and fires. Boyles Stove Centre, Listowel Road, Laharn, Tralee Tel: 066 7126119 firstname.lastname@example.org www.boylesstovecentre.com Facebook: boylespatioandstovecentre www.planikafires.com
50 CORRIB OIL
Corrib Oil, your local home heating supplier Corrib Oil have been in business for over 30 years. Through our network of home heating oil depots, delivery services and petrol stations we now support over 600 local jobs in Kerry, Cork, The Midlands and west of Ireland. We are 100 percent Irish owned and operated, and we understand the needs of our customers, which is why many of
them have been with us since the beginning. With a modern fleet of over 80 fuel tankers and a strategically located depot network, Corrib Oil supplies a comprehensive range of oil products including home heating oil, agricultural fuels, commercial oils and engine oils. Between our depots, offices and new service station, we currently employ over 70 people locally in Kerry.
Corrib Oil Killarney is based on College Street, Killarney. We can deliver six days per week and you can contact us on 064 6624484. If you have an emergency delivery requirement, call us, we are here to help. If you haven’t bought home heating oil from us in the past, try us, we’ll surprise you!
CONTROL YOUR OIL BILLS Due to rising home heating oil prices
and government carbon taxes Corrib Oil have introduced three payment plans to help you cope with the cost of fuel in the winter. Our Home Heat Plan offers the convenience of monthly payments to spread the cost of heating your home over the full year and to benefit from the cheapest oil prices available. The Smart Save Plan offers the same low-cost home heating oil, with weekly payments to spread the cost of heating your home. Our Savings Card allows you to add money to the savings card when it's convenient for you and you can spend as you wish. Call us today on 064 6624484 to discuss a plan that will suit your needs.
Get your home ready for winter Now is the perfect time to prepare your home for winter.
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Below are our top tips to protect your premises over the coming months and ensure you and yours are comfortable, cosy and safe.
One of the most important things to do is to check your heating system to ensure everything is in order. Get your boiler serviced and bleed your radiators as they may have air trapped inside which can affect their efficiency. This will not only save energy but could reduce your electricity bill.
Once the leaves have fallen off the trees you may find that your roof and gutters are clogged with foliage and other debris – particularly after the recent storms. Cleaning your gutters will reduce the chances of them overflowing. Similarly, as the temperature reduces, the overflowed gutters may freeze over and cause further damage.
INSULATE YOUR HOME
One of the best ways to make your home more energy efficient is ensuring that it is insulated correctly. If you have an attic this should be your first area to insulate, as there is a lot of heat loss through roofs. You should also check your windows and doors to make sure
CHECK YOUR HEATING
As the fireplace was probably dormant for the past few months, it may be a good idea to have a chimney sweeper take a look at it, before you light the fire on a cold winter’s night. This will prevent any damage to your fireplace and possibly your home, should the chimney be dirty or clogged.
Ensure you have the adequate level of cover in place before it’s too late. Insurance companies have a range of home insurance policies in place.