Stay Warm (and Keep Your Cool) When Storm Lorenzo Hits

Stay warm and keep safe when storm Lorenzo hits with heavy rain and strong winds.

The Irish forecaster Met Eireann has warned of ‘ferocious’ and ‘very dangerous’ storm and wave surges as it hits the British Isles tomorrow and Friday.

Check and adjust your thermostat settings to ensure your heating system is working properly and if you’re almost running out of fuel, you can order 24/7 via our Online Ordering System.

Alternatively, please visit our Online Shop to find out more about our products and how you can create an account or recover your password if your forgot your log in details. Stay Warm when storm hits!


For more information on the weather warnings for storm Lorenzo or any other meteorological phenomenon please read HERE.

Stay Warm when storm hits


More about our Wood Pellets?

Our UK produced high quality wood pellets are manufactured sustainably from virgin wood residue as a co-product of Balcas’s saw milling process.

The original timber is either spruce or pine. They are all locally sourced from sustainably managed forests, accredited by the Forest Stewardship Council.

No waste or recycled wood is used in the manufacturing process of our biomass Wood Pellets.

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And the winner of our Summer Competition is….

Mick Hudson


brite Summer for Mick who won our Bags Competition earlier this month. He Liked our Facebook page, shared the Competition post and weeks later won 500 kg of brites Bagged Wood Pellets delivered for free right to his doorstep in Staffordshire.


Well done on winning with brites & Balcas, Mick!


“We were really shocked to see that we had won the Brites Facebook competition, thank you so much! Fantastic product, great delivery service and customer communication all the way! Couldn’t recommend you guys enough! Thanks”


We are planning more competitions like this in the near future so please keep an eye on our website and Social Media Channels.


Summer Tips for optimal wood pellet fuel performance

Thanks to the summer weather, home owners are powering down their boilers and dialling back the heat to enjoy the warm temperatures. We have some advice on how to keep your wood pellet fuel performance optimal.

Off-peak periods are the perfect time to ensure that your store is clean and your boiler is prepared for the next heating season.  We have devised this four point check to help you maintain optimum performance for your wood pellets fuel boiler set-up:


The four point check

  • Store is Clean.  Although our wood pellets have less than 1% fine material, this can build up over time from many loads if a store is not cleaned. Check out our Summer Fuel Store Maintenance Guide.
  • Annual Service.  Make sure that your boiler is serviced annually by a certified technician to ensure the appliance is operating safely and correctly.  Contact us for assistance in finding your nearest accredited installer.
  • Thermostat.  Check and adjust your thermostat settings to ensure your heating system is turned down for warm weather, keeping you comfortable and saving energy this summer.
  •  Advance Ordering.  Check your store to gauge when you will need to re-order and don’t leave it until the last minute to avoid being caught out on cool summer nights.  You can easily order your wood pellet fuel online HERE