Carbon Monoxide Safety Videos

We have produced a series of carbon monoxide safety videos. They cover everything from the appropriate positioning to tips to test and maintain your alarm.

Carbon Monoxide Safety – Video 1

Learn about carbon monoxide and the law with regard to carbon monoxide alarms and solid fuel appliance installations. We’ve included tips to test and maintain your alarm to keep you and your family safe.

Carbon Monoxide Safety – Video 2

Detailed guidance on where a carbon monoxide alarm can be fitted to comply with Building Regulations when you have a solid fuel appliance installed.

Carbon Monoxide Safety – Video 3

Our third and final video on carbon monoxide safety advice focuses on how to recognise the signs and symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning and what to do if you suspect a CO escape.

HETAS Advice

Keeping you safe – rogue traders, logo misuse, and imitation businesses

What is an uncommissioned stove?

Safety Advice for Installations of Fireplace Surrounds

Consumer Guide to Ecodesign and Defra

Do I need my chimney lined?

Are you in a Smoke Control Area? (SCA)

Springtime stove maintenance

Top tips for keeping your stove glass clean

Top tips for using your wood burner responsibly and safely

How to choose the correct fuel for optimal burning

The HETAS team detail how to identify rogue traders, logo misuse, and imitation businesses to help you keep safe.

An uncommissioned stove, also referred to as a decommissioned wood burner, relates to a stove that has been disabled by a HETAS Registered Installer pending maintenance or further inspection.

Installing fireplace surrounds safely is an important issue. The HETAS team cover important safety tips to consider before installation.

The HETAS team has put together a simple guide to give you an overview of Ecodesign and Defra Exemption requirements.

One of the most common questions the HETAS team is asked on our helpline. Our useful guide will help you decide if you need a liner.

The HETAS team provide an overview of Smoke Control Areas and what this means if you’re looking to install a stove in an SCA.

The HETAS team detail some stove maintenance checks that you can do during springtime when your stove is not in use.

The HETAS team have put together some top tips for keeping your stove glass clean, so you can continue to enjoy the perfect view of those flames.

Burning responsibly and safely will increase the efficiency of your stove and reduce its environmental impact.

Every stove user has a responsibility to burn correctly. Following these top tips will help you continue burning optimally and responsibly.


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