# What is the smallest solid fuel stove?

## What is the smallest solid fuel stove?

1. Saltfire ST1 Wood Burning Stove. As the smallest stove in the Saltfire range, the ST1 makes an excellent choice for squeezing into a tight spot. The ST1 burns wood and hasan impressive airwash system that keeps the stove’s glass clear and soot-free.

What is the smallest KW stove?

Generally, the smallest wood-burning stove by heat output will be 4kW. Most stove manufacturers start their range at this level. You might find the occasional company talking about a 3.8kW or 3.7kW heat output, but these are usually still classed within the 4kW bracket.

Can I put a stove in my shed?

The short answer is YES! You can put a wood-burning stove in your shed. Wood burning stoves are a great addition to any shed, garage, summerhouse, cabin or even greenhouse.

### What kw stove do I need?

As a rule of thumb, divide the cubic space by 14 and this will give you a KW output needed for the room. If your room needs a wood burner between 4-6 KW then you need a small wood burning stove. If your room needs a wood burner between 7-9 KW then you need a medium wood burning stove.

Do you need planning permission for a log burner in a shed?

You do not technically require planning permission to install a wood burning stove, however since 2005 it has been a legal requirement to let your local authority building control department know of your intentions – no matter what type of heating appliance you are installing.

Wood burners can add value to your house, too. In fact, we have done our research and have found most sources suggest your home value can increase by up to 5% by installing a log burner!

#### What size room do I need for a 5kW stove?

So if your living room measures 7m long by 4m wide with a height of 2.5m, then it’s 70 cu. m. of space. You then divide the answer (70) by 14 and this means you will require a 5kW stove.

How much heat does a 5kW stove produce?

The heat produced by a wood burning stove is measured in kW. When converted to kWh, you can then find out how many BTUs your stove would give out by using a converter. For example, a 5kW stove in use for 2 hours would be 10kWh. This would provide you with 34121.42 BTUs.

How often should I clean my log burner?