It may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you are looking for a stove or fire, but have you considered electric? This fuel source is suitable for every home and almost any room within it. It is powered simply by just plugging it in to a mains socket and will give you instant heat, flame effects and ambience.
There is a rise in the design integrity of electric stoves coming onto the market via manufacturers who’ve invested not only in the look of their products but the technology which underpins them. The result is a much better choice of pleasing appliances that you won’t feel obliged to apologise for, rather from which you will gain a useful heat source that blends into your home effortlessly.
Many Gazco electric stoves feature the same sturdy cast iron construction and choice of colour finishes as their Stovax woodburner equivalents. Using cast iron in our electric stoves ensures they look just as beautiful and authentic as real wood burner. This versatile metal is capable of being cast more thickly where required and into intricate patterns for a decorative finish. Along with traditional black, Ivory enamel is also an option on stove ranges such as the Huntingdon electric range.
Internally however, the nod to tradition gives way to the modern with innovative and cutting edge flame effect technology. The fuel effects are becoming increasingly realistic; some are hand painted and most depict wood logs complete with glowing ashes and embers. So called ‘Veriflame™’ technology allows the flame effect to be varied from low to high and often includes a blue option for an altogether different feel. Should you wish, the flame effect can frequently be employed without the heat output to give atmospheric visuals on warmer evenings.
The Vogue Midi electric range represents the latest innovation in electric stove design, creating deep, captivating, 3D flame effects with incredible realism. Gazco’s ChromaLight® Immersive LED technology lets you independantly control flame and ember bed lighting effects to create the perfect ambience in virtually any part of the home.
In terms of heat, electric stoves tend to offer a range of temperature settings and emit up to 2kW which should be more than enough to provide warmth to a bedroom or the corner of a popular gathering point. In fact all you need is an electricity socket and a quick switch of a button on the remote control to ‘fire’ an electric stove up: the beauty of electric being that once it is switched on, it begins to make a difference straight away. This ability to quickly provide localised heat means you will be able to make use of your electric stove to provide some extra warmth in the room you’re in. Gazco stoves can display the flame-effect without the heat, so you can enjoy the ambience of a glowing hearth all year round!
Whether inserted into an existing fireplace or located ‘freestanding’ in the room, an electric stove does not need a flue or installation of any kind: simply make your purchase, choose your spot, plug it in and enjoy the instantly created cosy atmosphere.
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