The Stovax & Gazco Blog - Annabelle Carvell

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 Decorate your Fireplace for Christmas 2022

 November 21, 2022    No Comments  Advice & Information

Eight simple ways to create a festive fireplace to wow your guests this Christmas

Stovax & Gazco wins Best Stove and Fireplace Manufacturer in the UK

 October 31, 2022    No Comments  News & Updates

We are delighted to announce that we have been chosen as winner of the BUILD Construction & Engineering Awards for 2022, proudly achieving Best Stove and Fireplace Manufacturer in the UK.

Can I have a stove or fire in a kitchen?

 October 31, 2022    No Comments  Advice & Information

While you plan your kitchen renovations, you may be thinking about installing a wood burning stove or gas log burner. Here’s our expert advice on what to remember when planning either option in a kitchen renovation.

Stovax & Gazco Shortlisted for Build It Awards 2022

 October 5, 2022    No Comments  News & Updates

The renowned Build It Awards are back for 2022, and we are thrilled to have been shortlisted for Best Stove Product this year.

How to decorate your home for autumn 2022

 September 14, 2022    No Comments  Advice & Information

Autumn is here, and with it comes cosy knits, a warm colour palette, and a change in décor. We’re starting to reach for blankets on chilly evenings, and the log burner takes centre stage once more. Check out our ideas for how to introduce autumn into your home this season.

Introducing… BBQ Grill, Fire Pit and Outdoor Fireplaces from Nordpeis

 April 25, 2022    No Comments  News & Updates

The Stovax Heating Group is venturing into the great outdoors, with a new chapter from Nordpeis. Bringing Norwegian innovation to British garden design and outdoor dining, we’re excited to announce two new product ranges, bringing you everything you need for versatile cooking, al fresco cuisine and outdoor heating in your own garden.

How to get cosy on International Hygge Day

 February 28, 2022    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.

Rising to new heights at Skypark

 February 15, 2022    No Comments  News & Updates

Construction of our new purpose-built premises at Skypark is now fully underway, with the site a hive of activity. Here is an update on Stovax & Gazco’s new facility and the exciting progress being made.

Best log burners for 2022

 February 14, 2022    No Comments  News & Updates

Are you renovating your home and looking for a new log burner? Here are the best wood burning and multi-fuel log burners for 2022 that are sure to add that centrepiece to your home that you’ve been searching for.

Can I have a stove in a new build?

 January 7, 2022    18 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.

Stovax & Gazco Shortlisted for Build It Awards 2021!

 October 13, 2021    No Comments  News & Updates

Now celebrating their 10th year, the Build It Awards are back. We are over the moon that Stovax & Gazco have been shortlisted for Best Stove Product!

Stovax & Gazco nominated for Real Homes Awards!

 September 13, 2021    2 Comments  News & Updates

We are thrilled to announce we have been nominated for the Real Homes 2021 awards for the Eco Innovation category! Read our blog post to find out more.

Creating the best stoves and fires for 40 years

 July 30, 2021    No Comments  News & Updates

We’re celebrating our 40th anniversary this year, and have been firing imaginations ever since our humble beginnings in 1981. During this time, we’ve made it our mission to lead the way to greener futures, pioneer British design and engineering, and drive world-class fire and stove innovation. Read on to find out more about what makes us a leading fireplace manufacturer.

Stovax & Gazco win Homebuilding & Renovating Awards!

 July 1, 2021    No Comments  News & Updates

If you are looking for the best stove and fireplace manufacturer – you’ve come to the right place. We are delighted to announce that Stovax & Gazco have won the Homebuilding & Renovating Awards! Read on to find out more.

Best Designer Gas Fire

 June 24, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information

Are you looking for a contemporary gas fire, and can’t choose between the Gazco Riva2 750HL and the Gazco Reflex 75T? In this article, we’ll compare these two favourites to help you in your decision making when choosing a gas log burner.

Stovax & Gazco Shortlisted for the Exeter Living Awards!

 June 3, 2021    No Comments  News & Updates

We are delighted to share that we have been shortlisted for the 2021 Exeter Living Awards! Read on to find out more about why we're a finalist.

Saving space with a cavity wall gas fire

 May 28, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information

If you are looking for convenience from gas, and also want to save space, a cavity wall gas fire makes installation simple and minimises the footprint of the fire – as well as the building work.

Introducing: the new Stovax Studio Air

 May 24, 2021    4 Comments  News & Updates

The latest luxury wood burning fire and stove range to join our collection, the Stovax Studio Air brings style, presence and heat to your home.

Stovax & Gazco shortlisted for Homebuilding & Renovating Awards!

 May 24, 2021    No Comments  News & Updates

We’ve been shortlisted for the Best Heating and Plumbing Supplier category, and we need your votes! Read below to find out more.

What’s the difference between a Sheraton 5 and Chesterfield 5 wood burning stove?

 May 13, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information

You might be looking for a wood burning stove and can’t quite choose between the Sheraton 5 and Chesterfield 5, from Stovax. Read on to find out their key differences!

How to get the coastal look in your home

 April 30, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

As summer approaches, you may be reminiscing about some of your past holidays by the sea. Our home interior is often linked to vacation memories, and recreating the same ambience in our own property. One firm-favourite is the coastal vibe. Read on to find out more about how to recreate the coastal look in your own home.

Stovax & Gazco Wins Best Stove & Fireplace Supplier of 2020

 March 25, 2021    No Comments  News & Updates

We are delighted to share that we have received another accolade for the company, with SME industry magazine awarding Stovax & Gazco Best Stove & Fireplace Supplier of 2020.

WIN a Stockton 5 Wide plus a load of Cadbury Creme Eggs!

 March 24, 2021    4 Comments  News & Updates

To celebrate Easter and the launch of the new Ecodesign Ready Stovax Stockton 5 Wide Fixed Grate Wood & Multi-fuel Stoves, we're giving one lucky person the chance to WIN one, plus a load of Cadbury Creme Eggs!

Real installations, real homes

 March 1, 2021    No Comments  News & Updates

Are you looking for inspiration for a fireplace update? We’ve collated a round-up of some of our case studies from real homeowners to help you get started with your search for a stove or fire!

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.

WIN a tipple on us with Salcombe Gin!

 February 3, 2021    33 Comments  News & Updates

In celebration of reaching 10,000 Instagram followers, we've partnered with Salcombe Gin to give two lucky people the chance to enjoy a tipple on us.

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.

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.

Stovax appears on new series of Grand Designs

 January 14, 2021    No Comments  News & Updates

Greg and Georgie opt for a Stovax stove, featured in household-favourite TV home-building show Grand Designs

Win a Stovax wood burning stove & Certainly Wood kiln dried logs bundle worth over £1700!

 November 13, 2020    5 Comments  News & Updates

We've teamed up with our friends at British wood supplier Certainly Wood to give you the chance to win a winter bundle worth over £1700!

Gazco Reflex 105 Multi-Sided shortlisted for 2020 Build It Awards!

 November 12, 2020    No Comments  News & Updates

We are thrilled to announce that the recently launched Gazco Reflex 105 Multi-Sided gas fire range has been shortlisted for the upcoming 2020 Build It Awards.

New Stovax Vogue 700 Inset Wood Burning Fire

 October 19, 2020    No Comments  News & Updates

We’re pleased to share the latest addition to the Stovax range of built-in fires – the Vogue 700 Inset. Read on to find out more!

WIN! We’re giving away 6 bottles of bubbly!

 August 28, 2020    5 Comments  News & Updates

We are giving our fantastic followers the chance to win 6 bottles of beautiful bubbly!

Stovax wins Best Heating & Plumbing Supplier at the Homebuilding & Renovating Awards

 July 24, 2020    No Comments  News & Updates

We are thrilled to announce that we are a proud winner of the Best Heating & Plumbing Supplier category at the Homebuilding & Renovating Awards!

How to make your home office more cosy

 June 2, 2020    No Comments  News & Updates

Are you working from home? An electric stove or fire can make the perfect addition to your workspace. Here’s some inspiration for how to make your workspace an inspirational and cosy environment.

Best electric fireplace feature wall

 May 22, 2020    No Comments  News & Updates

It’s right on trend to have an electric feature fire, especially as they offer a huge amount of versatility for installation in the home. From media walls and TV installations, to making a corner space come to life, we explain the eReflex range below and what makes it the best electric fire for your new feature fireplace wall.

Stovax & Gazco’s Managing Director discusses safety and social distancing plans for a safe return to work

 May 14, 2020    3 Comments  News & Updates

Managing Director, Alistair Compton, featured on ITV News to discuss measures to make our workplace Covid-Secure

History of the fireplace

 May 1, 2020    No Comments  News & Updates

Our obsession with fire is deep-rooted. It was something we had to learn how to make and it changed the way we lived: our diet, the way we protected ourselves, and our human behaviour. We were suddenly able to live past sunset into the night, and gather around the flames that gave us light, warmth, a means of cooking – and comfort. Here, we explain more about the history of the fireplace and how it came to be the heart of the home.

Going gas with a Marlborough2 Stove

 April 15, 2020    No Comments  News & Updates

Looking for a gas stove that can suit any kind of interior design? Enter the Gazco Marlborough2 gas stove range. Find out more by reading this useful blog.

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.

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!

2020 trends for your home

 March 14, 2020    No Comments  News & Updates

We love keeping up to date on all the latest design trends. Here, we’ve compiled the latest trends of 2020 and how to work them around your fireplace as a focal point.

How to bring blue into your interior

 March 4, 2020    No Comments  News & Updates

As Pantone announced its 2020 colour of the year is Classic Blue, we’ve put together some interiors to give you some inspiration for bringing blue into your home.