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.

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.

Your Guide to Choosing a Stove

 April 24, 2018    No Comments  Advice & Information

Here are a few key points that will help you make your decision on a stove to best suit your lifestyle as well as your property.

Gazco wins Best Heating Product at the Your Home Awards

 April 23, 2018    No Comments  News & Updates

The Riva2 500HL Slimline catches the eye of the Your Home panel and wins Best Heating Product.

Benefits of a double-sided stove or fire

 April 20, 2018    No Comments  Advice & Information

A double-sided stove or fire offers a creative way of interconnecting two rooms, while heating two spaces at once. Here are the benefits of installing a double-sided stove or fire in your home.

Which wood to burn?

 March 29, 2018    2 Comments  Advice & Information

There is a growing interest in using wood as a sustainable, renewable, low carbon alternative. With the depletion of fossil fuels, wood is being accepted as a viable energy source that is not only virtually carbon neutral, but also economically feasible. But which wood is best for burning? Ultimately, there are many suitable firewoods to choose from that will burn well.

Stovax features in Ideal Home Show 2018

 March 22, 2018    No Comments  News & Updates

We celebrate the 110th anniversary of the Ideal Home Show with Good Homes magazine by appearing in their living room set.

Get your home on trend for 2018

 March 16, 2018    No Comments  Advice & Information

It’s that time of year when we are looking to refresh our homes and keep up with new trends. Here are our tips for how to introduce 2018's interior design trends to your fireplace.