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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.

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.

An Essential Guide to Choosing a Stove or Fire

 August 31, 2020    2 Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Adding a stove or fire to your living space brings heat, ambience, and most importantly a heart to your home. And although the concept is as simple and as natural as the very essence of human civilisation, a quick Google can leave many people overwhelmed by the amount of options and information out there.

Top 5 Gazco Gas Stoves

 August 24, 2020    No Comments  Advice & Information, Gas Stoves & Fires

With a huge range of gas stoves to choose from, including modern and traditional models, we’ve put together our top 5.

Can I have a stove without a chimney?

 August 17, 2020    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

The short answer is YES YOU CAN! And what’s more, you’ll be pleased to know you have our full range of stoves to choose from, whether you are looking for wood burning, multi-fuel, gas or electric. Want to know more? Read the long answer below for the details.

Three ways with a Sheraton stove

 April 14, 2020    No Comments  Advice & Information

Stovax & Gazco’s Sheraton stove range comes in all fuel types. Here, we talk you through the benefits of each version.

Stovax Studio: Experience the Ultimate in Wood Burning

 March 31, 2020    No Comments  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Landscape proportions and crisp, contemporary styling makes the Studio range one of the most stylish wood burning ranges available. Offered in hole in the wall and freestanding options, these extraordinary fires feature advanced, easy to use combustion systems, magnificent flame visuals and a wealth of styling options.

Can I install a log burner in my shed?

 March 30, 2020    2 Comments  Advice & Information

For many of us, a shed is so much more than just somewhere to store the lawn mower. Some sheds are now kitted out to be a sanctuary in our own garden – but you may be wondering how to heat it. Here, we’ve answered your key questions with this comprehensive guide to installing a wood burner in a shed.

Tall, dark and handsome: Loft gas stoves from Gazco

 March 27, 2020    No Comments  Advice & Information

Planning your next home updates? With so many gas stove options out there, it’s hard to find something that stands out from the crowd. Enter the Loft gas stove from Gazco – tall, striking, and available in an array of sizes and styling options.

How to light a wood burning stove

 March 19, 2020    No Comments  Advice & Information

Lighting a fire in your wood burning stove is easy when you have a guide to follow. Follow these steps and you’ll have your stove lit in no time at all!

How to get cosy on International Hygge Day

 February 28, 2020    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.

Guide to burning good quality wood and smokeless fuel following Government update

 February 21, 2020    2 Comments  Advice & Information, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

As part of the Clean Air Strategy the government will ban the most polluting fuels – wet or ’fresh’ wood and coal – next year, and has made clear there are no plans to ban wood burning stoves. Read on to find out how you can easily burn the right wood and mineral fuels.

Turn up the heat this Valentine’s Day with a new stove from Stovax & Gazco

 February 14, 2020    No Comments  Advice & Information

If you’re wondering what to get this Valentine’s day, how about opting for a gift you both love and that will give you enjoyment for years to come? If you are looking for ways to cosy up, a Stovax Gazco stove or fire really creates the heart of a home and the ideal solution. Here are some of our top picks this Valentine’s Day.