The Stovax & Gazco Blog - Advice & Information

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.

3 Ways to Style Your Home with an Electric Stove

 March 30, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires

A stove forms the centrepiece of an interior, drawing the eye and forming an anchor for everything else to work in harmony. But if flueing and other installation considerations leaves you reaching for a cup a tea, relax. Gazco electric stoves quite literally plug and play. Keep reading for a rundown of different styles available.

Fuel Flexibility: Should I Choose a Multi-fuel Stove?

 March 29, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires

Many of our stoves are available in both multi-fuel and dedicated wood burning versions. We’ve put together this quick rundown to explain how a multi-fuel stove is different from a dedicated wood burner and the benefits of having a fuel-flexible stove.

How to keep your pets safe by your stove or fire

 March 19, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information

Here at Stovax & Gazco we love our pets, especially cats and dogs. It’s no secret that dogs especially can be extremely inquisitive by nature, so if you’re one to enjoy a nice warm fire on a cold winter’s night, you may be wondering how you can let your pet do the same while keeping them safe. Read on for some of our top tips!

How to Spring Clean Your Stove or Fire

 March 17, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information

During spring, we tend to refresh our homes. Perhaps you are thinking about a new coat of paint in the kitchen, or perhaps even a renovation of your living room. With a spring clean on the cards, it is also the perfect time to give your stove or fire a service. Your product user instructions will describe the annual maintenance that is required for most products, however here is a basic guide.

Choosing a Wood Burning Stove or Fire for Your Home

 March 15, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Thinking of adding a new stove or fire to your home, but don’t know where to start? Read on to find out a little bit about each type.

Media Walls Explained

 March 12, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires

One of the latest popular trends in interior design are media feature walls, often just called media walls. But what is a media wall, and how can you build one in your home? Read on to find out.

No Space for A Designer Gas Fire? No Problem!

 March 10, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Gas Stoves & Fires

Landscape gas fires bring many things to an interior. Stunning flames, superb styling and high efficiency heat, to name just a few.

Want Cosy with Convenience? Choose a Gazco Gas or Electric Stove

 March 8, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires

Thinking of adding a new stove to your home, but like the sound of complete convenience at the touch of a button? Gas and electric stoves may be just what you’re looking for. Read on to find out which of these fantastic log burner alternatives meets your needs.

Doing our bit for the environment

 February 25, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

At Stovax & Gazco we’re passionate about the environment and doing our bit to secure a bright future for the next generation. Read on for a rundown of things we’re doing to protect our planet.

Where to buy your Stovax and Gazco stove or fire

 February 23, 2021    4 Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

The best place to purchase your new Stovax or Gazco stove or fire is from your local, expert retailer. Not only can they show you a range of wood burning, multi-fuel, gas, and electric products from our range, they will also be able to help you pick the right stove or fire for your home and take care of the installation process. Read on to find out more.

Your guide to 2021 interior trends

 February 17, 2021    One Comment  Advice & Information

We can’t escape the fact that external environments affect homes and interiors trends. Like it or not, COVID-19 has had its own effect on home design trends, as we spend more time indoors re-evaluating what determines our comforts. Here’s a round-up of the interior design trends for 2021, and how to incorporate them into your home.

How to make the most of a lockdown Valentine’s Day

 February 12, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information

We all know that no one is going anywhere this Valentine’s Day, so we’ve put together some ideas on how to make it special while staying at home.

Five Gas Stoves to Keep You Warm this Winter

 February 5, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Gas Stoves & Fires

Cosy and convenient, gas stoves give you all of the charm of a wood burner at the touch of a button. Read on for a quick roundup of five gas stoves that bring style, warmth, and realistic flame visuals to your home.

Six Small Wood Burning Stoves with Plenty of Character

 February 4, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Need a bit of heat for a cosy corner? Or maybe there isn’t a lot of space in your chimney opening? If you’re looking for a small wood burning stove for a tight spot, read on and relax. We’ve put together a quick rundown of compact yet characterful stoves to suit any setting, from cabin to conservatory or home to houseboat!

What to do if you don’t have a chimney

 February 2, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information

If you want a log burner and don’t have a chimney – don’t worry! You may still be able to have a stove in your home. Read our advice below for what to do if you don’t have a chimney.

What to look for in a Gas Fire or Stove

 February 1, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Gas Stoves & Fires

When looking for your perfect gas fire or stove there are a few things to consider depending on your needs and your home. Here we cover the important things to check for when beginning to look for a new gas stove or fire.

Pantone of the Year 2021

 January 28, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information

Here at Stovax & Gazco, we love to keep up with the latest interior trends and ideas, and we’re loving PANTONE’s choices for 2021 – Ultimate Gray and Illuminating. We’ve put together some ideas for how to bring grey and yellow into your décor this year.

Understanding Smoke Control Areas

 January 25, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information

Wherever you live, it’s important to understand any local regulations in place. If you live in a town or city, it’s more than likely that you live in a Smoke Control Area. Read on to find out more.

Designer Fireplaces to Transform Your Home

 January 22, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

With many of us spending more time at home, whether working or relaxing, it’s never been a better time to get your surroundings looking their best. Read on to find out which fires and stoves can make any lounge or living area a place you and your family want to be.

Top 5 Gazco Electric Stoves and Fires

 January 20, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires

With a wide range of electric stoves to choose from, including contemporary electric fires and traditional electric stove models, here are our top 5.

How to Light and Refuel Your Wood Burning Stove

 January 19, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

The colder months are well and truly upon us, and if you’re feeling a little out of practice lighting your wood burning stove, don't worry! We’ve prepared an easy guide to give you a quick warm up! Puns aside, below you’ll find a rapid start-up method useful to get your log burner going as quickly as possible and burning effectively. This guide is also great for burning logs on your multi-fuel stove.

Off-Grid Living with a Wood Burning Stove

 December 29, 2020    No Comments  Advice & Information

Whether it’s the ever-rising tariffs of energy suppliers, the desire to feel a little more in control of your life or just the pull of a more self-sufficient lifestyle, wood burning stoves are an enticing way to live off the grid in the comfort of your own home. Read on for a few tips on how to get the most out of your stove.

Making Britain a Greener Place

 October 21, 2020    2 Comments  Advice & Information, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

We’re passionate about the environment and making Britain greener. That’s why we’ve partnered with Certainly Wood, a nationwide Woodsure firewood supplier, to plant more new trees across the UK mainland through our #GreenBritain scheme.

What fuels should I burn on my multi-fuel or wood burning stove?

 September 30, 2020    No Comments  Advice & Information, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

As the colder months approach, many of us will be adding a new wood burning stove to our home, eager to enjoy the cosiness and relaxing flames they offer. We’ve put together this informative fuel guide to help you choose the right wood or mineral fuels for your multi-fuel or wood burning stove, to ensure it burns beautifully without impacting air quality.