The Stovax & Gazco Blog

The Stovax and Gazco blog keeps you updated with our latest special offers and promotions, new product releases, brochure updates and general advice and information on our stoves, fires and fireplaces.

Freestanding Elise: The latest additions to the award winning Elise range

 November 25, 2016    No Comments  News & Updates

Our new Freestanding Elise models are now available and the perfect centrepiece to brighten up any room. They are Ecodesign compliant and offer the highest heating performance possible.

How to burn wood efficiently

 November 21, 2016    No Comments  Advice & Information

We've put together some top tips on how to burn wood efficiently this winter.

New and improved Logic2 Electric Fires

 November 17, 2016    No Comments  News & Updates

Gazco's new Logic2 electric range is equipped with three new interchangeable fuel beds to get the perfect atmosphere whenever needed.

A view on Denim Drift, Dulux’s Colour of the Year from our Interiors Expert

 October 28, 2016    No Comments  News & Updates

Our Interiors Expert, Hannah Stone, looks at Denim Drift Dulux's Colour of the Year and how to use it in your home!

Expanding the Vogue Range, our two new Ecodesign stoves!

 October 26, 2016    No Comments  News & Updates

This year, Stovax has added to the Vogue range introducing two new sizes; the Small and Medium. They are Ecodesign compliant and offer a range of heat outputs.

Introducing the newly enhanced Vision Wood Burning Stoves

 October 26, 2016    No Comments  News & Updates

Stovax's Vision Range has been updated to include ultra-green credentials and an enhanced window for a better view of the flames.

Our #CosyCarvings competition

 October 24, 2016    No Comments  News & Updates

Enter our #CosyCarvings competition to be in with a chance of winning a Darts Farm bundle this Halloween!

The Elise Range Wins Gold

 October 20, 2016    One Comment  News & Updates

Our Elise range won the Gold Award in the ‘Best Heating Appliance 2016’ category in the House Beautiful awards this year!

Care for your chimney this Chimney Fire Safety Week

 September 5, 2016    One Comment  News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Owning a stove or fire is one of life's pleasures, but as with many things, its important to make sure your appliance is installed safely and maintained well. It’s Chimney Fire Safety Week, a week created to raise awareness of the importance of caring for your chimney, so we have put together some top tips from our experts on how to best avoid damaging your chimney, how to keep safe and enjoy the colder months ahead!

Wood burning and Multi-fuel Made Easy – Vol. 2

 June 13, 2016    No Comments  Advice & Information

In the second of our series of ‘Made Easy’ blogs, we’ll be explaining terms that will crop up before and during your fire or stove installation. These are all things that need to be considered, but we’ll explain some of the key areas and take away some of the mystery behind some of the topics you’re likely to come across.

Wood burning and Multi-fuel Made Easy – Vol. 1

 May 12, 2016    One Comment  Advice & Information

In the next few months, we'll be looking at covering a range of heating terms and expressions that you may come across while you research your wood burning or multi-fuel stove or fire purchase. This blog will focus on some popular phrases and features you may find during your search. They should help you break through some of the more technical terms and help you get a better understanding of the details.

Spring Cleaning Your Wood Burning Stove ~ A Quickstart Guide

 April 25, 2016    No Comments  Advice & Information

If you’ve been using your stove this winter, you’ll doubtless have been on the receiving end of some wonderful hearth warming moments and enjoying some seriously good heat. Over the next few weeks, the time will be right to give your wood burning or multi-fuel stove a good maintenance check up. Here’s just some of our top tips to ensure you make the most of your wood burning stove’s downtime.

Should You Consider Electric?

 April 14, 2016    4 Comments  Advice & Information

Despite their popularity, the wood burning lifestyle isn’t for everyone. So, what are your options if you prefer an easier way of life? If you’re unsure, choosing an electric stove or fire may well be the answer.

Top reasons why wood burning stoves are better for our environment!

 March 24, 2016    No Comments  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Wood burning stoves have many benefits – they are cheap to run, provide an efficient source of heat and offer a beautiful focal point for a room. However, perhaps the main advantage of modern woodburners that has been put forward in recent years is how good they are for the environment.

Why We Love Classic Fireplaces (and you should, too)

 March 15, 2016    No Comments  Advice & Information

A wood burning stove can give a warm heart to your home, but sometimes, a property's hidden depths need to be uncovered. And what better way to breathe new life into a room than by reclaiming that chimney breast and installing an authentic classic fireplace.

Designer Fires to bring you total relaxation

 March 11, 2016    No Comments  Electric Stoves & Fires, News & Updates

Long viewed as simply a substitute for a solid fuel or gas fire, electric fires were typically chosen for their easy installation. But with the arrival of fires like the Radiance electric series, featuring the very latest technology, there is far more on offer than just the plug and play convenience and quick heat you'd expect.

Wood burning stoves – how to choose the right one for your room!

 March 3, 2016    No Comments  News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

The popularity of wood burning today can probably be attributed to a number of factors, not least the desire for a good looking appliance that will give your home a welcoming atmosphere.

Kiln Dried or Seasoned Logs?

 February 1, 2016    2 Comments  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

A common question, but first, what is the difference? Technically, there should be no difference, because well-seasoned logs should be properly dried to below 25% moisture content. But in reality, when one buys ‘seasoned firewood’, it often has a much higher reading. How many times have you heard your local supplier saying that the wood has been ‘down’ for over two years, so very dry, but when you burn it, the stove glass blackens and it struggles to burn? This is because the wood has not properly dried

How A Wood Burning Stove Can Add Style To Your Home

 January 8, 2016    No Comments  Advice & Information

With fuel costs rising across the board, it’s no wonder that people are opting to install a wood burning or multi-fuel stove in their home. Taking advantage of the lower cost of wood fuel, instead of relying on gas and electric, makes sense if it’s a viable option.

Enjoy a Glowing Hearth this Christmas – by Sarah Beeny

 November 27, 2015    2 Comments  Advice & Information, Mantels, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

TV Interior Design expert Sarah Beeny discusses some of the key benefits of today's high efficiency wood burning stoves and fires, as well as key tips on styling your fireplace.

The Perfect Time To Reflect On Your Gazco Gas Fire!

 November 27, 2015    No Comments  Advice & Information

With the launch of the new Black Glass linings earlier this year, Gazco introduced a stunning, reflective alternative to the existing lining options for select gas fire ranges. Now, these striking linings are available for even more models!

Elise Inset Fires – Designed For Our Environment

 November 20, 2015    No Comments  News & Updates

A wood burning stove or fire can really make a room, giving it a wonderful focal point, a homely atmosphere and a sustainable and carbon neutral source of heating. But is it as environmentally friendly as it could be?

Timeless style with the Vogue Midi Wood Burning Stove

 October 30, 2015    No Comments  News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

The new Stovax Vogue Midi wood burning stove brings style and substance to your home - providing the very latest combustion technology in a refined, modern-traditional package.

Riva Vision Midi Wood Burning and Multi-fuel Stoves – A Brighter Vision of the Future

 October 20, 2015    No Comments  Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Vision Midi wood burning and multi-fuel stoves deliver outstanding heating performance in a stylish, contemporary package and feature a host of optional extras letting you tailor them to your needs.