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A Deep-Dive into Anthracite Coal

A Deep-Dive into Anthracite Coal

Posted on 01 Apr 2019 By Coal Hut

Anthracite coal is a premium fuel for home appliances. Famed for its consistent performance in the likes of heaters, cookers and boilers - it's no wonder why it has become one of the most popular smokeless coals on the market today. In this post, Coal Hut takes a deep-dive into anthracite coal. The topics to be discussed include the formation process, the benefits of anthracite coal, uses for anthracite coal and much more!

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How is Electricity Generated from Coal?

How is Electricity Generated from Coal?

Posted on 04 Mar 2019 By Coal Hut

As is common knowledge, coal is one of the world’s premier energy sources with a wide array of applications. But did you know that a substantial amount of global electricity is derived from burning coal? If you didn’t, it should be fair to say that you're also unaware of the process of turning coal into electricity. Therefore, in this post, Coal Hut are providing an explanation as to how electricity is generated from coal for those of us who are curious.

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The Coal Capitals of the World

The Coal Capitals of the World

Posted on 01 Mar 2019 By Coal Hut

Have you ever wondered which countries produce the most coal? It remains an integral fuel source of modern life, with world coal consumption achieving a staggering 3,732 million tons of oil equivalent in 2017. In this post, Coal Hut are going to run through a list of the world’s leading coal producers, providing helpful statistics and background information on the coal capitals of the world.

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How to Clean Your Multi Fuel Stove

How to Clean Your Multi Fuel Stove

Posted on 08 Feb 2019 By Coal Hut

In another blog, we provided our top tips for lighting your multi-fuel stove, every single time. However, as we all know, the process of cleaning a multi-fuel stove can be an arduous task if you don’t know what you’re doing. Therefore, in this post, Coal Hut are providing a step-by-step guide on how to clean your multi-fuel stove effectively. If you follow these simple steps, it will enhance the performance and longevity of your stove, resulting in a better burn for your buck.

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What's so Great About Kiln Dried Logs?

What's so Great About Kiln Dried Logs?

Posted on 04 Feb 2019 By Coal Hut

For must of us, our open fire or multi-fuel stove is the pride and joy of our household. They are a central piece to any living space and no other appliances do such a good job of gathering friends and family together. With that in mind, we must carefully consider the value of the fuel that we use. Therefore, in this post, we’re going to run through a list of benefits for one of the most common fuels for open fires and stoves: Kiln Dried Logs.

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Tips for Storing Your Firewood

Tips for Storing Your Firewood

Posted on 07 Jan 2019 By Coal Hut

There’s nothing quite like that feeling of burning firewood in a traditional open fire or wood burning stove. However, storing wood effectively is no mean feat - it can be easy to make a few mistakes along the way. That’s why, in this post, Coal Hut are providing our top tips for storing firewood, ensuring that your wood reserves are maintained to the highest level possible.

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How is Coal Made?

How is Coal Made?

Posted on 02 Jan 2019 By Coal Hut

You already know that Coal Hut are the leading supplier of high-quality coals for open fires and closed appliances. But do you know how coal is actually made? In this post, we’re going to take a look at the environmental factors that cause coal formation, along with a basic overview of the coal mining process. Read more to find the answer to your burning questions!

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How to Roast Chestnuts on an Open Fire

How to Roast Chestnuts on an Open Fire

Posted on 11 Dec 2018 By Coal Hut

A quintessential, holiday tradition made famous by that Nat King Cole song - roasting chestnuts is synonymous with Christmas time. But have you ever actually done it? Our guess is probably not. Therefore, in true festive spirit, Coal Hut are going to provide a step-by-step guide on how to roast chestnuts on an open fire. 

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The Perfect Coal for Christmas

The Perfect Coal for Christmas

Posted on 10 Dec 2018 By Coal Hut

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and, for a limited time only, Coal Hut are applying festive discounts on each of our amazing coal products. Now, we know what you’re thinking: “How am I ever going to choose from Coal Hut’s seemingly endless list of coals?” Well, in this post, we’re going to compare a list of contenders for the perfect coal for Christmas, helping you make the right choice.

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Festive Fire Safety Tips this Holiday Season

Festive Fire Safety Tips this Holiday Season

Posted on 28 Nov 2018 By Coal Hut

‘Tis the season to be jolly and safe! The festive period should be filled with joy, laughter, loved ones and good food. However, many people still get their tinsel in a tangle when it comes to Christmas fire safety precautions. Seem familiar? Don’t worry, in this post, Coal Hut are providing you with a checklist of festive fire safety tips for the holiday season to ensure that your days stay merry and bright. We’ll cover everything fire safety related, including Christmas trees, Christmas decorations and more. Christmas comes but once a year, make sure you’re ready for it!

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