Helpful Tips

Useful tips for Stanley stoves and range cookers
Helpful Tips

Top Tips Stoves

  • Erin Enamel Cut OutBefore installing your new stove, make sure your chimney is inspected and any cleaning/repair work is carried out.
  • We recommend a matt black or enamelled Stanley flue pipe for use as a connecting pipe with all Stanley stoves. 
  • If you're thinking of burning turf or wood - make sure it's fully dried out for maximum heat.
  • Ensure you get the highest level of performance from your Stanley by having it serviced every 12 months.
  • Observe clearance to combustible materials. For further information please consult the installation manual 

Top Tips Cookers

  • Brandon Cream Cut OutMake sure you use an approved installer.
  • An adequate supply of air is necessary for proper combustion.
  • Always refer to the guideline plumbing diagrams in the installation manual.
  • A suitable approved and remote acting fire valve must be fitted. (oil appliance only)
  • Oil filter and shut off valve must be fitted near the supply tank. (oil appliance only)
  • Your range flue should not be connected to a flue serving another appliance. 
  • The flue should be lined using approved and suitable flexi or ridged flue liner.
  • Make sure you get the highest level of performance from your Stanley by having it serviced every 12 months by an authorised Stanley engineer.
  • A solid fuel chimney should be cleaned every 6 to 12 months and cookers need to be professionally cleaned regularly.
  • If you intend burning turf or wood, make sure it's fully dried out for maximum heat.
  • Only use recommended fuels.
     

The following solid fuel types are presented in order of highest fuel efficiency and calorific value:

  • 1st: Coal or Anthracite
  • 2nd: Seasoned Hard Wood
  • 3rd: Dry Turf or Briquettes
  • 4th: Soft Woods
     

Stanley Terms

  • NB = Non-Boiler
  • HPB = High Performance Boiler
  • DHW = Domestic Hot Water
  • Conventional flue = A standard chimney
  • Balanced flue = For rooms that do not have a conventional chimney, but have an external wall.