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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
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.
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.
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!
Nothing beats relaxing in the warming, flickering glow of a wood burning stove, whilst knowing that you are helping to reduce your carbon footprint.
With Christmas fast approaching, many of us will be decorating our homes in the next few weeks. Here at Stovax, we have gathered our creative team for some advice on how to create a fiery focal point this festive season.
Autumn is a time for brisk walks, large cups of teas and a warm fire waiting for you at home. Whether you are looking to upgrade your existing heating appliance or simply need some advice on choosing the perfect log burning size or style for your home, Stovax has a wide range of log burning stoves and useful advice that will get your home ready and warm before the start of the winter.
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.
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.
It's reassuring to know that we are now half way through winter and for many it's a cold but bright sunny day. If your stock of logs is running low after a few months of using your wood burning stove or fire, you will be keen to replenish your store.
Fuels, including wood burning and gas, are safe to burn if your stove or fire is installed, maintained and used correctly.If you don't regularly maintain your wood burner, for example, you are at risk from a Carbon Monoxide leak that is the result of incomplete burning of a fuel.
When choosing a traditional stove, contemporary stove or fire from Stovax or Gazco, one of the first decisions you will be required to make is deciding on the type of fuel you want your appliance to run on.
If you haven’t already – now would be a great time to give your multi fuel or wood burning stove, or wood-burning fire a good clean as the weather turns cold and the nights draw in.
There is nothing worse than accidentally denting your beautiful Stovax wooden fire surround especially when the effect is a painfully obvious blemish right on the front of the wooden mantel.