Category: Cast Iron

How to paint a cast iron radiator

Update an elegant cast iron radiator with a lick of paint and enjoy the many benefits these practical period features can bring to your home. As well as their elegant shape and decorative appearance, old-fashioned cast iron radiators offer excellent heat retention, allowing them to give off a more consistent and long-lasting heat than modern…




Why choose a reclaimed cast iron fireplace?

Elegant, ornate, and bold, a cast iron fireplace can bring any interior to life. As well as being a stunning feature focal point, a cast iron fireplace is also a powerful source of heat, creating a warm and cosy environment. Here are six reasons why a cast iron fireplace is an excellent investment for your…




Benefits of cast iron radiators

If you thought cast iron radiators were a thing of the past, think again. It’s not unusual for those with period properties to use antique radiators to restore their homes to its original glorious state. But recently, the benefits of a good old fashioned cast iron radiator have been rediscovered, and even those in modern…




What Sorts Of Things Can You Expect To Buy At A Reclamation Yard?

One of the main attractions of visiting a reclamation yard is you never know what you will find let along expect to buy. A reclamation yard will have anything from reclaimed building materials to furniture and unusual antiques on display at any one time. This makes a visit to more of a voyage of discovery…




From model motorcycles to iron dog bowls we have plenty of surprises for 2017

If you haven’t visited us for a while or indeed if you have yet to visit, we have plenty of new stock arriving at the reclamation yard at this time of year. Many of the items that have arrived this month with people braving the wet and windy weather to come along and browse. Fortunately,…




Points To Remember When Buying A Reclaimed Cast Iron Radiator

If you want to introduce a radiator to your room that not only looks hot but stays hot for longer, look no further than the cast iron radiator. Before you go out and buy one however, there are some important things to consider. One of the first is that not all cast iron radiators are…




Points To Remember When Buying A Reclaimed Cast Iron Radiator

If you want to introduce a radiator to your room that not only looks hot but stays hot for longer, look no further than the cast iron radiator. Before you go out and buy one however, there are some important things to consider. One of the first is that not all cast iron radiators are…




Before You Buy That Fire Surround, Why Not Consider Reclaimed?

It’s getting to the time of year when thoughts turn to the onset of autumn. Depending on where you live this may arrive sooner rather than later! To keep away the cold, you may be considering opening up your fireplace or perhaps investing in an electric fire with a nice surround. Either way, you might…




Introducing The Cast Iron Exercise Horse

Exercise is usually painful and the thought of a cast iron exercise horse probably makes it seem even more so. Fortunately, the example we have down at the yard is less a contraption used for torture and more of a glimpse into early exercise machines and people’s changing attitudes to keeping themselves in shape. While…