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.

Real installs, real homes

 April 22, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates

Here are some of the latest installations, featuring real homes with real stoves and fires. If you want to be featured on our website, get in touch!

Chimney maintenance – why is it important?

 April 8, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information

With spring in the air, you may have read our recent blog post on how to clean your stove, whether you own a wood burning stove, gas stove or an electric fire. If you own a wood burning stove or multi-fuel stove, it is also essential to maintain your chimney each year, as the health of your chimney plays a big part in how your stove functions.

Stovax & Gazco wins UK’s Best Stove Manufacturer and Best Traditional Stove

 April 1, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates

We are delighted to announce that we have been crowned the UK’s Best Stove Manufacturer by BUILD Magazine for their 2019 Home & Garden Awards.

Choosing a wall mounted electric fire

 March 18, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates

One of the best things about owning an electric log burner is the ease of installation. A wall mounted electric fire makes installation ultra-simple: all you need to do is hang it to the wall in accordance with the instructions that came with your fire, then sit back and relax!

Stovax features on George Clarke’s Ugly House to Lovely House

 March 15, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates

A Stovax Studio Duplex double-sided fire features in Episode 1 of the new series of Ugly House to Lovely House

Spring Cleaning Your Stove

 March 11, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information

During spring, we tend to refresh our homes. Perhaps you are thinking about a new coat of paint in the kitchen, or perhaps even a renovation of your living room. With a spring clean on the cards, it is also the perfect time to give your stove or fire a service. Your product user instructions will describe the annual maintenance that is required for most products, however here is a basic guide.

Stovax & Gazco celebrate 100 years of the Bauhaus

 March 7, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates

Designers, architects, museums and galleries across the world are celebrating the centenary of the influential modernist art school – the Bauhaus. With the Bauhaus having clear influence on the design of one of our frames for the Stovax Studio inset fire range, it seems only right that we join in with this celebration.

Gazco features on Channel 4’s Love It Or List It

 February 20, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates

Hosted by Phil Spencer and Kirstie Allsopp, property programme, Love It or List It, recently saw the renovation of a bungalow – featuring a Gazco gas fire.

Can I have a stove in a new build?

 February 11, 2019    No 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.

Updating your traditional fireplace

 January 28, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information

If you have moved into a home with classical features, it is likely that you will want to stay true to your home’s heritage. A period property is often known for its fireplace as a focal point of the room, but your existing one may need updating. Here are some options that will complement your home’s history, whilst also updating your fireplace with the latest in heating.

Electric fireplaces at the January Furniture Show

 January 25, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates

We were delighted to have featured on Birlea’s stand in the January Furniture Show at the NEC, Birmingham. Hosting 500 exhibitors, and welcoming 21,000 visitors, the Furniture Show was a great place to see the latest products from suppliers and keep up with the latest interior design furniture trends. Our interior design team visited the show this week, and said it was ‘inspiring and full of incredible products’.

How can I burn right?

 January 16, 2019    2 Comments  Advice & Information

If you want more information on how to burn right and using your stove or fire correctly, here is a useful guide for how to heat your home with a solid fuel stove, from checking if you live in a smoke control area to the importance of using good quality fuel in an Ecodesign stove or fire.

Choosing a gas stove

 January 14, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information

Gas stoves and fires make a wonderful heating choice, offering striking aesthetics but without the need to source wood fuel. The very latest gas stoves and fires boast fuel beds that are almost indistinguishable from real wood fires, so you can have the best of both worlds.

Stovax & Gazco breaks tradition with exciting company raffle

 December 20, 2018    No Comments  News & Updates

Around this festive time of year, many of us experience the same workplace traditions in the lead-up to Christmas – the constant influx of mince pies, and the often underwhelming roast dinners at the work party. Stovax & Gazco shook things up this Christmas for all of its employees, doing something a little different this time.

Can I have a stove if I don’t have a chimney?

 December 14, 2018    2 Comments  Advice & Information

At this festive time of year, you might be considering the idea of a new stove - especially as we cosy up for Christmas. But if you don't have a chimney, what are your options?

Get your fireplace ready for Christmas

 November 28, 2018    No Comments  Advice & Information

There’s no denying it – Christmas is well and truly on its way. As we become immersed in shopping for presents, it won’t be long before we decorate our homes and get our fireplaces ready for the festive season.

Stovax Heating Group shortlisted for Build It Awards

 November 13, 2018    No Comments  News & Updates

The Stovax Heating Group were selected as a finalist for the Best Stove or Fire at the Build It Awards with three stunning products.

Shortlisted for Best Stove or Fire at the Build It Awards

 October 12, 2018    No Comments  News & Updates

We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Build It Awards with Best Stove or Fire. The esteemed awards see architects, manufacturers and key industry figures come together in recognition of 'innovation and excellence in the custom and self-build home sector.'

Gazco features on ITV’s Love Your Home & Garden

 October 11, 2018    No Comments  News & Updates

Season 2 of ITV's Love Your Home & Garden started recently in a home in Mansfield, where Alan and his team set to make a home and garden more accessible for Benita and her son, Josh. The sitting room featured a Gazco Skope electric fire, bringing the room to life and making the perfect centrepiece.

What should you consider when buying a stove or fire?

 September 17, 2018    No Comments  Advice & Information

Are you trying to decide which fuel type you need from a stove or fire? This short guide should help you make your decision.

Real installs, real homes

 September 10, 2018    No Comments  News & Updates

Now that the nights are slowly drawing in, you may have begun your search for a new stove or fire. Before the heating season kicks off, here is a round-up of all the wonderful case studies we have seen this year – all featuring a fireplace.

Stovax features in Bang on Budget in retro-styled room, and sophisticated drawing room.

 September 4, 2018    No Comments  News & Updates

Catch up with Episode 11 and 17 of Bang on Budget to see us featured with a Stovax open convector fire, and a Brunel wood burning stove.

Why burn dry wood?

 August 16, 2018    No Comments  Advice & Information

Burning the right wood is essential when it comes to getting the most from your stove. Founding member of the Woodsure Ready to Burn scheme, and dedicated to providing firewood from sustainable British woodland, Certainly Wood is a log supplier who pioneered kiln-dried firewood in the UK. We spoke to Nic Snell, Managing Director of Certainly Wood, who tells us why quality wood is important, and why we should burn dry wood.