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.

Wood-burning stoves in Scotland: what’s going on?

 May 21, 2024    No Comments  News & Updates

The Stovax Heating Group is committed to helping you navigate the conversations surrounding the new regulations on heating with a wood-burning stove in Scotland. Here, we aim to unpack the commonly asked questions about the New Build Heat Standard and answer with what we know so far for how the new rules affect the solid fuel stove industry.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Solid Savings! Enjoy Limited-time Discounts on Premium Stovax Stoves and Fires

 January 20, 2024    No Comments  News & Updates

We’re delighted to launch our Solid Savings Event, including a huge range of fantastic wood burning and multi-fuel log burners and inset fires. This promotion offers up to £200 off* the retail price on these models! Make the most of it while you can - offer ends 31st March 2024.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Stovax Heating Group Shortlisted for Made in the South West Awards

 October 5, 2023    No Comments  News & Updates

Stovax & Gazco are announced as finalists for 'Manufacturer of the Year' and the 'Export Award' categories at the 2023 Made in the South West Awards.

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.

Stovax & Gazco crowned winner of the Exeter Living Awards!

 March 31, 2023    No Comments  News & Updates

We're delighted to have been named the winner of the Homes & Interiors category for the Exeter Living Awards! Read on to find out more about us as a leading manufacturer of wood burning stoves and fires.

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.

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.

Stovax Heating Group – Finalists for the Exeter Living Awards!

 February 15, 2023    No Comments  News & Updates

Stovax Heating Group is an award-winning manufacturer that has made a name for itself in the heating industry – most recently selected as a finalist for the Exeter Living Awards. If you're looking for a reliable and high-quality gas fire or a log burner, look no further than the Stovax Heating Group.

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.

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.

WIN! Footie Feast For Two!

 December 5, 2022    No Comments  News & Updates

We are giving three fantastic followers the chance to win a £20 Just Eat voucher!

Winners of Best Stove 2022 at the Build It Awards!

 November 28, 2022    No Comments  News & Updates

We are delighted to announce that Stovax has been crowned winner of the Best Stove category at the 2022 Build It Awards!

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.

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.

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.

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.

Stovax & Gazco Shortlisted for Build It Awards 2021!

 October 13, 2021    One Comment  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    3 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    One Comment  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    One Comment  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    3 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    11 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.


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