The Stovax & Gazco Blog - wood burning fires

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.

Kiln Dried or Seasoned Logs?

 February 1, 2016    No 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

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.

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?

All New Wood burning cassette fire range – The ELISE!

 September 25, 2015    No Comments  News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Advanced engineering and stylish aesthetics combine to bring you the Elise, a wood burning and multi-fuel cassette fire range that leads the way to a greener future.

The Return of Riva Fever!

 October 9, 2014    No Comments  Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Until 30th November 2014 you can benefit from up to £200 off suggested retail prices on our fantastic Riva inset fires and freestanding stoves!

Bring Period Charm to Your Property with a Spectacular Fireplace Insert

 September 26, 2014    One Comment  Gas Stoves & Fires, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Stovax's range of stunning insert fireplaces can bring period charms to traditional and contemporary homes alike.

Bask in the Glow of Fire Baskets

 July 23, 2014    No Comments  Gas Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

If you love the look of an open fireplace, find out about Stovax and Gazco fire baskets, available in a range of authentic styles.

Northern Lights: Nordpeis launches new wood burning cassette fires

 July 17, 2014    No Comments  Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Nordpeis launches two new wood burning cassette fires with complementary concrete surrounds that are easily customised.

Go Pro with Professional XQ™: A twin wall flue with a difference

 July 14, 2014    No Comments  Advice & Information, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Professional XQ™ is an innovative twin wall flue system that can be configured to suit virtually any installation requirement, opening up new possibilities for you and your wood burning fire or stove.

Everything You Need to Care for Your Wood Burning Appliance

 June 23, 2014    No Comments  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Learn which products work best to keep your wood burning appliance clean and efficient

Introducing: The Nordpeis Bergen Wood Burning Stove

 May 22, 2014    No Comments  Advice & Information, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

For those looking for a modern traditional wood burning stove, look no further than the Nordpeis Bergen for a uniquely Scandinavian twist.

Varde Ovne Wood Burning Stoves

 February 7, 2014    No Comments  Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

The pinnacle of Danish design, Varde Ovne wood burning stoves, distributed by Stovax Limited in the UK and Republic of Ireland, combine not only contemporary aesthetics and quality materials, but also functionality.

Top 10 reasons to purchase a wood burner

 November 7, 2013    No Comments  News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

If you are looking to purchase a wood burner, this blog will give you the top 10 reasons to buy one!

Double sided wood burning fires!

 October 8, 2013    2 Comments  Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Today most homeowners buy a wood burning fire not only to create a wonderful atmosphere and ambience but to make the most of their economic and environmental advantages.

Free Smoke Control Kits Available with Stockton Stoves!

 May 7, 2013    No Comments  News & Updates

For a limited time only, Free Smoke Control Kits available with Stockton Stoves

Wood burning stove door glass – cleaning tips

 April 19, 2013    2 Comments  Advice & Information

There are several ways to clean your wood burning stove’s glass. This article will provide you with a step-by-step method to ensure that your appliance’s glass is properly maintained.

Stovax wood burning fireplace on display at the Ideal Home Show!

 March 22, 2013    No Comments  News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Watch out for our Classical Arched Wood Burning Insert Fire at the Ideal Home show 2013!

Riva Fever is back and for a limited time only!

 March 21, 2013    No Comments  News & Updates

Offering up to £200 off suggested retail prices across all Riva Insets and Stove ranges.

Top 5 reasons why you should buy a wood burning stove

 March 15, 2013    No Comments  Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

If you haven't invested in a wood burning stove, here are Stovax's top 5 reasons!

Why should you invest in a Cleanburn wood burning stove?

 February 27, 2013    No Comments  Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

5 top reasons why you should invest in a Cleanburn wood burning stove

Top tips for keeping your home warm this winter

 February 13, 2013    No Comments  Advice & Information

Some useful advice to help you cut down on your energy bills this winter and make the most of high efficiency fires and stoves to heat your home.

Choosing your Stovax woodburner

 February 4, 2013    No Comments  Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Why burning wood is a popular way to heat our homes.