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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.

6 DIY Project Ideas [Including Beautiful Fireplaces]

 May 13, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information

As we approach the bank holiday, many of us look forward to the opportunity to roll up our sleeves and dive into some DIY home improvement projects. Whether you're a seasoned DIY enthusiast or a curious beginner, these projects not only refresh your living space but also add a personal touch of comfort and style.

5 Best Scandinavian Wood Burning Stoves [Designs With Outstanding Performance]

 May 9, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information

Embracing the Scandinavian aesthetic, renowned for its simplicity and functionality, is a perfect year-round pursuit. In this blog post, we will explore some of the best Scandinavian wood burners that embody this stylish yet practical design philosophy.

5 Realistic Electric Log Burners

 May 3, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires

Electric log burners offer the cosy hassle-free ambience of a real fire. They are a fantastic option for those seeking both convenience and comfort in their home heating solutions. This blog post explores five of the most realistic electric fires and stoves on the market from our award-winning brands, perfect for adding warmth and style to any room.

Media walls: your questions answered

 May 1, 2024    2 Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires

Media walls have become a popular feature in modern homes, combining functionality and aesthetics to create an engaging space. Let's delve into some common questions about media walls to understand their appeal and practicality.

Amazing Modern Fireplace Ideas to Transform Your Home

 April 18, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information

Fireplaces are not just functional. They’re pivotal for setting the aesthetic and atmosphere of your living space. With innovative materials, advanced technology, and creative design ideas, modern fireplaces provide warmth, comfort, and a striking visual centrepiece. Here, we delve into a variety of modern fireplace ideas that blend form with function, ensuring your space is both inviting and stylish.

Best Wall Mounted Electric Fires for Spectacular Ambience

 April 16, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires

Discover the effortless charm and innovative simplicity of wall mounted electric fires - the perfect heating solution for modern homes without chimneys. In this blog post we explore the benefits of choosing a wall mounted electric fire for your home.

A Comprehensive Guide to Gas Fires: Your Questions Answered

 April 16, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information

Gas fires have long been celebrated for their blend of warmth, ambience, and convenience. However, potential buyers often have a myriad of questions regarding their efficiency, running costs, and installation requirements. Let's dive into these queries, shedding light on what you need to know before adding a gas fire to your home.

The Ultimate Guide to Installing a Log Burner in Your Conservatory

 April 11, 2024    2 Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Can you have a log burner in a conservatory? Absolutely. Having a log burner in the conservatory changes the way you can use this extra space. Here are the key considerations you will need to remember.

Comprehensive guide to the best electric log burners with wow-factor

 April 4, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires

In today's modern homes, electric fires and stoves have become a popular choice for homeowners seeking warmth, ambience, and energy efficiency. From electric media wall fires to the most realistic electric log burners, there’s an option to suit your exact heating and aesthetic preferences. In this comprehensive guide, we'll delve into everything you need to know about electric fires and stoves, including key features, benefits, installation tips, and maintenance guidelines.

7 Practical Spring Décor Ideas To Energise Your Space

 March 22, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Looking for some practical and easy-to-follow Spring decor ideas and tips to reflect the change in season in your home interior style? Here are 7 stunning spring interior ideas to inspire your creativity, and revitalise your space.

Could You Save Energy With Zonal Heating? [2024 Update]

 March 5, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires

Owning and running a modern Gazco electric fireplace or gas stove fire in 2024 doesn't have to be an expensive endeavour. In fact, when utilised as part of a zonal heating solution one of these state-of-the-art electric stoves or gas fireplaces could actually save energy and lower your heating costs this winter. In this blog post we cover the topic of zonal heating and what you need to know.

10 Beautiful TV Media Wall Ideas [with electric fireplace]

 March 5, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires

Looking for stunning TV media wall ideas and inspiration for your own media wall project? With so many different design possibilities it can be tricky to know where to begin! Here’s 10 beautiful media wall fireplace ideas to inspire you.

Wood burning stoves: your questions answered

 February 23, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information

In this blog post, we investigate the most commonly asked questions surrounding the use, benefits, and considerations of wood burning stoves in your home. Whether you're contemplating the cosy appeal of a log burner, concerned about its environmental impact, or curious about the costs involved, we've got you covered.

The Ultimate Guide to Hygge: Designing a Cosy and Inviting Home

 February 21, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

If you're looking for ideas on how to embrace the hygge aesthetic in your home decor, here are our top tips for bringing a little more hygge to your life.

Innovative Ways to Recycle Wood Ash in Your Home and Garden

 February 19, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Managing wood stove or log burner ash doesn't have to be a hassle. With creativity and the right knowledge, this task can unlock environmentally conscious opportunities. Wood ash is a valuable asset for gardens, home cleaning, and crafts. In this guide, we'll show you how to turn ash into a sustainable resource, enriching your home and garden with practical tips and innovative recycling ideas.

5 Reasons Why Your Log Burner Is Not Burning Properly

 February 7, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Learn why your wood burning stove may not be burning efficiently with this guide to troubleshooting your log burner's performance.

Small Log Burners for Sheds and Summerhouses: Top Recommendations

 February 5, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information

Transforming your shed or summerhouse into a cosy retreat is easier than you might think. A log burner not only adds warmth but also creates a charming atmosphere. In this post, we will explore some of the best small log burners for your shed or summerhouse.

Berry Bold: Etsy’s Colour Of The Year Is Revolutionising Trends

 January 31, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Etsy’s Colour of the Year for 2024 is the rich, indulgent hue of Berry. This colour symbolises a deep sophistication and an air of luxurious comfort. This opulent shade invites a sense of sophisticated luxury into any space, especially when it's paired with the classic allure of a fireplace.

Cosy Up With Pantone’s Colour Of The Year: Peach Fuzz

 January 29, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, News & Updates

Pantone have unveiled their Colour of the Year for 2024, the soft and inviting Peach Fuzz. This comforting hue transforms any room into a cosy retreat, especially when paired with the warmth of a fireplace. As we explore the allure of this gentle colour, let's discover how you can create a luxuriously soothing sanctuary in your home.

New Year, New Hue with Sweet Embrace by Dulux

 January 25, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires

Dulux have revealed their Colour of the Year for 2024, and it's Sweet Embrace - an enchanting hue that resonates with harmony, tranquillity and refined elegance. Here's how to incorporate this delightful shade alongside a charming fireplace to create a sanctuary in your home.

Best Log Burners for Your Garden: A Comprehensive Guide

 January 18, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information

When it comes to enhancing your outdoor living space, few things can compare to the warmth and ambience of an outdoor log burner. Whether you want to cosy up with loved ones on a cool evening or create a focal point for gatherings, a garden log burner can transform your outdoor area. In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore the different types of log burners, factors to consider when choosing one, and our top recommendations.

The Best Log Burners for 2024 [Top 7]

 January 17, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Is 2024 the year of new year, new fireplace? If you're searching for the perfect log burner to bring warmth, style, and ambience to your home, here are our top picks for the best wood burning, multi-fuel, electric and gas stoves and fires for the year ahead!

Log Burners for the Ultimate Fireside Romance this Valentine’s Day

 January 12, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Here are some of our top tips on how to have a romantic Valentine's Day at home. Discover how our luxury log burners and electric fire media walls can make your celebration unforgettable.

Expert Advice: Choosing a Log Burner for Your Self-Build Home Project

 January 8, 2024    No Comments  Advice & Information

When planning your dream home, selecting the perfect heating solution is crucial. It's not just about warming your space; it's about enhancing your home's aesthetic and working in harmony with any existing heating systems. This comprehensive guide will help you navigate the essential factors in choosing the most suitable stove or fire that meets your unique needs.

Instant Christmas Cosiness: Discover the Magic of Plug-In Electric Fires

 December 19, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires

Discover the charm and convenience of plug-in electric stoves and fires this Christmas. Bring instant warmth and festive cosiness to your home, with energy-efficient heating and stylish designs. Perfect for creating a magical holiday atmosphere.

Large Log Burners: Comfort and Efficiency for Big Spaces

 December 18, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

In this blog post we dive into how a large log burner from Stovax can revolutionise heating in large spacious environments, using state-of-the-art combustion systems.

How to Heat Your Living Space for Less This Christmas

 December 15, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires

Are you looking for a way to heat your home for less this Christmas? By utilising zonal heating methods, especially with a state-of-the-art Gazco fire, you could actually save energy and lower your heating costs this winter, without compromising on having a warm and cosy living space!

Top 3 Wood Burning & Multi-fuel Nordic Stoves Exclusively From Stovax

 December 11, 2023    7 Comments  Advice & Information, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Looking for a designer Nordic wood burning or multi-fuel stove? Stovax are the exclusive distributor of Dovre, Varde and Nordpeis stoves in the UK. Check out these top three Scandi wood burners.

Stylish and Space-Saving: Electric Fireplaces

 December 8, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information

Looking for ways to maximise your living area while maintaining a stylish aesthetic? Enter the wall-mounted and inset electric fireplace, two modern and functional solutions that not only provide efficient heating but also add a touch of elegance to any room whilst saving space. In this blog post, we will delve into the world of electric fireplaces, exploring their sleek design, versatility, and creative possibilities.

5 Festive Christmas Themes to Elevate Your Holiday Décor

 December 5, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information

The holiday season is upon us! This year, we're exploring five unique Christmas themes that will help you transform your space into a winter wonderland. Whether you're into the cosy woodland theme or the vibrancy of a neon interior, we’ll dive into the details and discover how to achieve these unusual festive looks.

Sustainable Forestry and the Environmental Benefits of Wood Burning: All you need to know

 November 28, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Discover how sustainable forestry and advanced wood burning technology converge to offer an environmentally conscious heating solution, that doesn't just warm your home, but also helps in nurturing the planet.

How to Decorate your Fireplace for Christmas 2023

 October 30, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information

Discover eight simple Christmas fireplace decor ideas to wow your friends and family, and make the most of your wood stove, gas fire or electric fireplace this Christmas.

Wood Burning Stoves: Everything You Need to Know [including log burner rules]

 October 20, 2023    2 Comments  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Discover the allure of wood burning stoves and explore the benefits, regulations, and top choices in our comprehensive guide.

Happy National Cozy Mystery Day! Here are our top tips on how to dive into Agatha Christie’s world from the comfort of your home

 September 15, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information

Today also marks Agatha Christie's birthday, and whether you plan to curl up in front of the log burner with a good book or are in need of inspiration on interior designs fit for a bibliophile, here are some top tips on how to immerse yourself in this timeless genre from the comfort of your home.

Can I have a stove in a new build?

 September 1, 2023    26 Comments  Advice & Information

If you have moved into a new property, you may be wondering if you can have a stove or fire in a new build property. We have answered this for you for each fuel type.

Halloween home décor ideas for 2023

 August 24, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information

It’s entirely possible to blend the spooky spirit of Halloween with classy décor. And what better focal point than a warm, inviting wood burner? Here's how to design a chic Halloween setting with your wood stove stealing the show.

Modern home heating – unusual log burner ideas for your home

 August 11, 2023    One Comment  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

When it comes to heating our homes, log burners have always been a favourite for the aesthetic appeal they add to the living space. Here’s our pick of some more unusual designs, from hanging wood burners to fake log burner options.

How to decorate your home for autumn 2023

 August 7, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information

Autumn is on its way, and anticipation is building for cosy knits, a warm colour palette, and a refreshing change in décor. Soon, we'll be reaching for blankets on those chilly evenings, and the log burner will take centre stage once more. Get ahead of the curve with our Pinterest-worthy ideas on how to introduce autumn into your home this season.

Embrace the Charm of Barbiecore: Transform Your Living Space with Playful Style

 July 20, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information

Delve into the world of Barbiecore and how you can incorporate this trend into your own living space. Embrace playful pink hues, bold patterns, and glamorous accents. Learn how to incorporate this trend and find heating solutions at your local Stovax & Gazco retailer.

Transform Your Home with Modern Gas Fires

 March 21, 2023    One Comment  Advice & Information, Gas Stoves & Fires

Stylish designs, realistic effects and ultimate convenience. Discover the benefits of modern gas fires, including realistic log effects, remote controls and balanced flue installations. From traditional to contemporary styles, find out how gas fires can transform your room.

Media Wall Fireplaces Explained

 March 9, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires

One of the latest popular trends in interior design are TV media walls with an electric fireplace to add extra ambience. But what is a media wall, and how can you build one in your home?

Lighting a New Log Burner for the First Time

 March 3, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Getting a new log burner installed? Whether it's a wood burning stove or freestanding fire, follow these simple steps to make sure everything's ready to go, so you can crack on with lighting your new wood burner for the first time, and begin enjoying its warm glowing ambience.

How to get cosy on International Hygge Day

 February 23, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information

If you’re passionate about making your house a cosy home, we’re almost certain you’ll have heard of ‘hygge’. On International Hygge Day, we’re celebrating ways to bring more hygge to your life.

Can I install a log burner in my shed?

 February 10, 2023    5 Comments  Advice & Information

In short, yes. But there are key considerations and factors that you will need to be aware of. Here, we’ve answered your key questions with this comprehensive guide to installing a wood burner in a shed.

Make a Modern Statement with a Wall Mounted Fire

 February 1, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information

Find yourself a designer wall mounted stove that's sure to cause a stir!

Interior trends for 2023

 January 31, 2023    No Comments  Advice & Information

Discover the latest interior design trends for 2023 and learn how fireplaces make the perfect focal point in the home. Looking to create a warm and inviting space? The fireplace is a must-have feature. Learn how to incorporate this timeless element into your own home, and how to make the most of this year's trends.

Can I have a stove or fire in a kitchen?

 January 16, 2023    7 Comments  Advice & Information

In short, the answer is yes! There are considerations to be aware of when it comes to installation. Here’s our expert advice on what to remember when planning a log burner for a kitchen.

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