Woodburning stoves installed in Tuin Summerhouse

Woodburning stove installed in Tuin Summerhouse

Vesta Stoves specialise in installing stoves in summerhouses, log cabin’s and garden rooms. We are regularly contracted to install our range of logburners in Tuin garden buildings as well as some of the other leading cabin manufacturers.


Our range of stoves are designed to work with short flue systems to avoid the need for unsightly long chimneys.


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As the desire for cozy outdoor spaces continues to grow, many homeowners are turning to tuin summerhouses as versatile retreats for relaxation and entertainment. To enhance the comfort and warmth of these outdoor sanctuaries, installing a Vesta stove can be a game-changer. This guide will walk you through the step-by-step process of installing a Vesta stove in your tuin summerhouse, ensuring a seamless integration that transforms your space into a haven of warmth and ambiance.

Choosing the Right Vesta Stove Model

Before diving into the installation process, it’s crucial to select the right Vesta stove model for your tuin summerhouse. Vesta stoves come in various sizes and designs, catering to different heating needs and aesthetic preferences. Consider factors such as the size of your summerhouse, the insulation level, and the desired heat output. Additionally, choose a stove that complements the overall style of your outdoor space, blending seamlessly with the existing décor.

Preparing the Tuin Summerhouse

  1. Measure and Plan: Begin by measuring the available space in your tuin summerhouse where the stove will be installed. Take into account clearances required by the stove model you’ve chosen. Plan the placement to optimize heat distribution and ensure proper ventilation.

  2. Create a Heat Barrier: To protect the structure of your summerhouse, install a non-combustible heat barrier behind and around the area where the stove will be placed. This could be a heat-resistant panel or a layer of fireproof material, ensuring that the heat generated by the stove does not damage the walls.

  3. Ensure Proper Ventilation: Adequate ventilation is crucial for safety and efficient combustion. Install vents near the stove to allow a steady flow of fresh air. This not only supports the combustion process but also prevents the accumulation of carbon monoxide.

  4. Check Local Regulations: Before proceeding, familiarize yourself with local building codes and regulations related to wood-burning stoves. Obtain any necessary permits to ensure compliance with safety standards.

Installing the Vesta Stove

  1. Prepare the Floor: Ensure that the floor beneath the stove is non-combustible and level. You may need to install a fireproof base or hearth, depending on the specifications of your chosen Vesta stove.

  2. Install the Flue: Assemble the flue components according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Extend the flue pipe through the roof of the summerhouse, making sure it is straight and securely connected. Use flashing to create a weatherproof seal around the roof penetration.

  3. Position the Stove: Carefully place the Vesta stove on the prepared floor, following the clearances specified in the stove’s manual. Ensure that the stove is level, using shims if necessary.

  4. Connect the Flue to the Stove: Connect the flue pipe to the stove’s flue collar, securing it with the provided fasteners. This connection should be airtight to prevent any smoke or gases from leaking into the summerhouse.

  5. Secure the Stovepipe: If your tuin summerhouse has an angled or sloped roof, secure the stovepipe at the proper angle using adjustable sections. Ensure that the stovepipe is adequately supported and stabilized.

  6. Seal Joints and Gaps: Use high-temperature silicone or stove sealant to seal any joints or gaps in the flue system. This prevents air leaks and ensures optimal efficiency.

  7. Test for Draft: Before firing up the stove, perform a draft test to check if the smoke is drawn up the flue properly. Adjust the damper if necessary to achieve the desired draft.

Safety Considerations

  1. Install Carbon Monoxide and Smoke Alarms: Enhance safety by installing carbon monoxide and smoke alarms in the tuin summerhouse. Regularly test and replace batteries to ensure they are in working order.

  2. Maintain Clearances: Regularly inspect and maintain the recommended clearances around the stove and flue to prevent the risk of overheating and potential fire hazards.

  3. Practice Safe Burning: Adhere to safe burning practices, such as using seasoned wood, avoiding overloading the stove, and cleaning the chimney regularly to prevent creosote buildup.


Installing a Vesta stove in your tuin summerhouse can elevate your outdoor living experience by providing warmth and a cozy ambiance. By carefully choosing the right stove model, preparing your summerhouse adequately, and following the installation steps with precision, you can create a safe and efficient heating solution. Always prioritize safety, comply with local regulations, and enjoy the comfort of your beautifully warmed tuin summerhouse throughout the seasons.

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