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AGA IN JERSEY

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We are pleased to announce that VLJ have been appointed the new Aga distributor for Jersey. Our Aga Shop and showroom displays will be completed by 31st July and we will be holding a launch event in early September with great offers and promotions including a demonstration by Aga’s very own Richard Maggs.  For further information or to be added to our mailing list for Aga events please contact Julie@vljfireplaces.co.uk
£500 OFF ESSE CREAM AND BLACK EL13 RANGE COOKERS! Since its launch in 2013 the EL13Amp has become Esse’s best selling electric range cooker. Despite a choice of 20 eye catching colours displayed widely in ESSE showrooms around the world, black and cream continue to be the most popular colours.  Esse have embraced this and are deducting £500 off their RRP for all EL13Amp cookers in black or cream until 31st March.  
Bring the warmth back into the heart of your home with one of our fabulous February offers –  FREE site visit by HETAS engineer and detailed written estimate –  FREE carbon monoxide alarm –  FREE 5 bags of kiln dried hardwood logs – NO DELAYED ORDER TIMES!  Stoves in stock now Offer applies to any one of the listed appliances purchased from stock through VLJ during February 2015 while  stocks last   CHOOSE FROM Chelsea Solo 5kw, Heron 5kw, Puffin 4kw, Esprit Solo 5kw, Esprit Solo 7kw, Esprit Solo 8kw, V5 duo 5kw All of these stoves are British made and come with a lifetime guarantee
DO YOU NEED PLANNING PERMISSION?We are often asked by customers if Planning permission is required to install a stove or flue/chimney. If you are using a HETAS registered installer you do not need to apply to Building Control to install a stove, fireplace or line a chimney providing your engineer’s competencies cover the proposed works. If your installer is not HETAS registered you MUST apply to Building Control for any of these works. You must also check the competencies of your installer if relying on a HETAS certification as not all HETAS installers are registered to carry out all types of work. However, Building Control and Planning are two entirely separate applications. As a general rule of thumb, if you can answer no to ALL of these questions, you do not need to apply to Planning for permission to install a chimney:- 1. Is the building an SSI or listed? 2. Will the chimney be higher than 1000mm out of the roof? 3. Will the chimney be on a prime elevation? There are other criteria to meet and you should check with the senior planner at Planning if in doubt. We have been approached by many customers recently for a second […]
If you’d like a lesson in how to get the best out of your stove, we will be holding a free informal demonstration at 1030am in our showroom this Saturday morning.  From setting the fire correctly, lighting and ongoing re-fuelling.   Fire starter kits will also be available to purchase setting you up for a cosy Saturday evening in!
The next event in our calendar will be on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th November when the chef from Esse will be coming over to Jersey to demonstrate how to get the best from your range cooker.  He will be baking on the solid fuel Ironheart, the electric induction EC4i, the gas two oven range and on the Plus 1 electric cooker.   With delicious treats from the Esse cook book there will be something for everyone to try from St Clements lamb, paprika roasted potatoes, soup, bread rolls from River Cottage recipes, spicey sausages and belly pork bite size tasters!   So keep the date and watch our news feed on facebook for more information. For a chance to win a fabulous signed cookery book by the lovely Kate Humble simply enter the draw in the showroom on one of these demo days.  http://www.esse.com/everything-esse/2013/10/esse-by-name-humble-by-nature/
On Saturday 4th October we will be open from 10am until 4pm hosting a Thermomix demonstration day in the capable hands of Carey Ann, with baking on one of our traditional range cookers.  Thermomix will be holding a draw for the chance to win a fabulous prize!  We will have a free draw for the chance to win a set of three fabulous cookery books by Mary Berry, Jamie Oliver and Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall.  Experience our range cookers on live display;  browse through our kitchenalia and see what some local craftsmen and women have been producing for our showroom accessory range.  And of course, our stoves will be on live display too  with a full range of accessories for the heart of your home.  Parking is available directly outside the showroom or to the rear of the building, as well as the public car park across the road.  We look forward to seeing you!