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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.
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.
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.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.