The Stovax & Gazco Blog

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.

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

 May 14, 2020    One Comment  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.

Stovax Studio: Experience the Ultimate in Wood Burning

 March 31, 2020    8 Comments  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Landscape proportions and crisp, contemporary styling makes the Studio range one of the most stylish wood burning ranges available. Offered in hole in the wall and freestanding options, these extraordinary fires feature advanced, easy to use combustion systems, magnificent flame visuals and a wealth of styling options.

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.

Multi-sided Masterpieces: Gazco Two and Three-sided Gas & Electric Fires

 March 21, 2020    2 Comments  News & Updates

Gazco multi-sided fires grant a panoramic view of the stunning flame visuals, which can be seen from almost anywhere in the room. Available in both gas and electric fuel types, these designer fires create a striking and unique centrepiece in the home. Read on for a rundown of our two-sided and three-sided gas and electric fires.

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.

Four Stylish Electric Stoves that will bring Instant Ambience to Your Home

 March 13, 2020    No Comments  Electric Stoves & Fires

An electric stove can provide instant ambience and atmospheric visuals at the touch of a button. Coupled with their remarkable installation versatility, which allows them to be placed anywhere there is a three pin plug socket, electric stoves are a great choice for adding a stylish centrepiece to your home.

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.

Cast iron wood burning and multi-fuel stoves at fantastic prices!

 February 27, 2020    2 Comments  Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Our Cast Iron Savings promotion is on - giving you up to £/€550 off stunning wood burning and multi-fuel stoves.

Accessorise your wood burning stove with a steel bench!

 February 24, 2020    No Comments  Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Are you looking for an acccessory that will create a focal point that will leave everyone talking? Find out what a Stovax steel bench can do for your wood burning stove today!

Guide to burning good quality wood and smokeless fuel following Government update

 February 21, 2020    2 Comments  Advice & Information, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

As part of the Clean Air Strategy the government will ban the most polluting fuels – wet or ’fresh’ wood and coal – next year, and has made clear there are no plans to ban wood burning stoves. Read on to find out how you can easily burn the right wood and mineral fuels.

The Vogue Midi T Highline: a designer stove to suit all requirements

 February 20, 2020    2 Comments  Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

The Vogue Midi T Highline creates a stunning focal point wherever it is installed. Featuring a tall log store base with closed front and stylish stainless steel trim, this contemporary stove is both minimalist yet full of presence. Offered as a gas, electric or solid fuel stove, the Highline can suit a huge range of homes and requirements. Read on to see which version will add the perfect centrepiece to your interior.

Turn up the heat this Valentine’s Day with a new stove from Stovax & Gazco

 February 14, 2020    No Comments  Advice & Information

If you’re wondering what to get this Valentine’s day, how about opting for a gift you both love and that will give you enjoyment for years to come? If you are looking for ways to cosy up, a Stovax Gazco stove or fire really creates the heart of a home and the ideal solution. Here are some of our top picks this Valentine’s Day.

Choosing A Gas Stove?

 February 12, 2020    No Comments  Advice & Information, Gas Stoves & Fires, News & Updates

Perhaps you have seen various gas stoves or fires, but you aren't sold on what exactly they can offer you or your home during those chilly months? Well, we have broken down the benefits to owning one of Gazco's gas stoves. Read more to find out why you should consider gas today.

Gazco eReflex 105R electric fire features on Hollyoaks!

 February 10, 2020    No Comments  News & Updates

Electric fire from Gazco features in Toby and Celeste's new home

Wall Mounted Electric Heat

 February 3, 2020    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires

If you are unable to have that modern wood burner in your home, then an electric fire could be the perfect option you never knew you had. Gazco’s Radiance Wall Mounted Electric Fires range might be an alternative to anything that might require hands-on installation. Find out about what a wall mounted fire can offer you...

Stovax shortlisted for the Homebuilding & Renovating Awards as ‘Best Heating and Plumbing Supplier’

 January 28, 2020    4 Comments  News & Updates

We've been shortlisted for 'Best Heating and Plumbing Supplier' at the Homebuilding & Renovating Awards, and need your vote!

Stovax Stockton log burner features on Old House, New Home

 January 21, 2020    No Comments  News & Updates

Have you seen the latest episode of Old House, New Home with George Clarke? If you did, you may be wondering which log burner featured in the transformation… Read on to find out more!

Everything you need to know about firewood

 January 20, 2020    No Comments  Advice & Information

We spoke to Nic Snell, Managing Director at British firewood supplier Certainly Wood, to get more information on everything you need to know about firewood. There are many factors that can affect how well your stove or fire performs, and one of them is the firewood you choose to burn. Read more to find out what Nic recommends when buying firewood for your appliance.

How to get the Scandi look in your home

 January 13, 2020    No Comments  Advice & Information

It’s a new year and a fresh start, and for those of us who are obsessed with homes and interiors, this means a new look to our living space. Here, we uncover the key to creating a Scandi vibe in your living room.

New for 2020 – THE GAZCO SHERATON 5 ELECTRIC STOVE

 January 7, 2020    5 Comments  Electric Stoves & Fires, News & Updates

Introducing the latest designer electric stove from Gazco, the Sheraton 5 Electric combines cutting-edge electric flame technology with enduring looks. Read on to find out what sets this timeless electric stove apart from the crowd.

eReflex Electric Fires

 December 28, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates

If you are looking for that warm focal point for the home, but you want something with convenience at the heart of your new appliance, you might want to consider the eReflex electric fire. This stove exudes contemporary, and as such it was made to suit the modern lifestyle.

The Freestanding Elise Range

 December 26, 2019    2 Comments  News & Updates

The Freestanding Ecodesign Ready Elise wood burning and multi-fuel range is a brilliant contemporary focal point for any modern home or newbuild, and can sit within an inglenook fireplace, or as a freestanding stove in the room. Find out what benefits this range has to offer your home!

Winter warmers – real cosy stoves and fires!

 December 17, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates

Are you looking for real life inspiration for your future stove or fire? Find out more about these real installations.

The Vogue Midi Electric – A designer electric stove range from Gazco

 December 16, 2019    4 Comments  Electric Stoves & Fires, News & Updates

Designed and engineered in Britain, the Vogue Midi electric range presents six stunning contemporary stove options that each create an eye-catching centrepiece with their captivating, 3D flame visuals. And thanks to the convenience of electric, you can enjoy these stoves anywhere you have a three-pin plug socket!

The Stockton 5 – a classic stove available in solid fuel, gas and electric!

 December 11, 2019    No Comments  Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Combining elegant detailing with a simple and stylish design, the Stockton 5 is a versatile stove that can suit anything from a country cottage to a luxurious town house. An elegantly arched door window beautifully frames the flame picture, itself framed with subtle beveling and architrave detailing moulded from high quality cast iron. Yet this stove’s styling is also modest enough to tastefully juxtapose contemporary interiors. The Stockton 5’s attractive design is offered in wood burning, gas and electric versions. Read on to see which Stockton 5 will make the perfect addition to your home.

Gazco Linerless Gas Stoves for easier and faster installation

 December 9, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information, Gas Stoves & Fires, News & Updates

Gazco linerless Gas Stoves offer a quicker and more cost-effective option for installing a gas stove into an existing chimney breast. Read on to see our full range of linerless gas stoves.

How to decorate your fireplace this Christmas

 December 9, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information

Here are a few ideas for how to decorate your fireplace this Christmas.

Stovax Heating Group wins Best Stove at Build It Awards with Nordpeis ME!

 December 2, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates

We are thrilled to have won Best Stove at the Build It Awards this year with the Nordpeis ME wood burning stove!

Festive Fireside Competition 2019

 December 1, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates

Share your cosy Christmas photos with us using #FestiveFireside to be in with a chance of winning a luxury hamper!

The Sheraton 5 Wood Burning Stove

 November 29, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information, Gas Stoves & Fires, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Finding a wood burning stove or fire to suit your tastes and styles can be difficult as there are so many to choose from and all with their own design. Perhaps you are looking for something with a simple design that is able to confidently heat your home, while elegantly pairing with your interior styles? The Sheraton 5 is a stunning stove that can easily be paired with a modern, contemporary town house, or a quaint and traditional cottage.

The Gazco Riva2 400 – A small gas fire with big style

 November 23, 2019    2 Comments  Gas Stoves & Fires

The smallest gas fire in Gazco’s respected Riva2 range, the Riva2 400 brings eye-catching flame visuals and bold styling options to your living space.

WIN a year’s supply of British kiln dried logs!

 November 22, 2019    9 Comments  News & Updates

We’re excited to be hosting a competition to WIN a year’s supply of kiln dried logs, delivered direct to your door!

Stovax Heating Group partners with Certainly Wood for #GreenBritain campaign

 November 21, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates

Stovax Heating Group and Certainly Wood aim to plant 10,000 new trees with #GreenBritain campaign

Why Choose Electric?

 November 14, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires

If you are someone that has a fast-paced lifestyle, a wood burning stove might be a nice idea, but not something that seems possible for you and your home. Here are just some of the reasons Gazco's electric stoves or fires might be the perfect option for you.

Introducing our new Stockton Ecodesign Wood burning and Multi-fuel Stoves

 November 13, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Our popular Stockton range has long epitomised everything Stovax stoves stand for — stunning aesthetics, durable construction and reliability. Now enhanced with Ecodesign Ready combustion systems and integral heat shields for greater installation versatility, Stockton 3 and 5 stoves sit proudly at the forefront of stove design.

Get the look – Chesterfield 5 wood burning stove featured in Good Homes Magazine!

 November 12, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates

If you picked up the December issue of Good Homes magazine, you may have seen our beautiful Chesterfield 5 wood burning and multi-fuel stove shown in their ‘5 Style Rules to the perfect Christmas’ feature. While Christmas is still a while away, if you are passionate about interior décor it is likely that you will be planning your festive theme already. We can help you get this clean but classic look with the steps below.

Why choose a gas fireplace?

 November 8, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information

A gas fireplace can look just as stylish as a real wood burning stove, but with a completely different set of benefits. Read on to find out more about why you should choose a gas fireplace.

New Studio 1, 2 & 3 Ecodesign Ready Wood Burning Fires

 November 8, 2019    6 Comments  News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Stovax Studio Ecodesign Ready fires balance extraordinary presence with high efficiency heating performance. Designed to offer the ultimate in wood burning flame visuals and controllability, this peerless range of contemporary fires will add gravity and style to your interior. Now Ecodesign Ready, they offer a low emission heating solution that surpasses forthcoming air quality requirements.

Stovax Sheraton 5 Wide features in new series of Old House, New Home

 November 5, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates

In his brand new series of Old House, New Home, George Clarke helps people update their period homes for contemporary living. Stovax featured in Episode 1 of the new series, with a Sheraton 5 Wide - the ideal heating solution for updating a traditional home to a modern sanctuary.

What are the benefits to purchasing a wood burning stove for your home?

 October 25, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Perhaps you are someone that is interested in the idea of a wood burning stove or fire, but are not sold on the idea just yet? Well, we have put together some reasons as to how and why a wood burning stove can benefit you and your home.

Gazco’s Stunning eReflex Electric Fire Range

 October 24, 2019    No Comments  Electric Stoves & Fires

Designed with the very latest LED technologies and offering a choice of interchangeable fuel beds, the eReflex electric fire range effortlessly brings mesmerising effects and a fireside glow to your home.

Electric Fires and Stoves – Here are the Top 5!

 October 18, 2019    2 Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, News & Updates

For some, the lifestyle of owning a wood burner looks more fun than the practicality of it. Perhaps you are looking for something with a little more simplicity, but with the captivating beauty of a wood burning stove? Well, look no further, we have put together a small list of electric fires and stoves that might take your fancy…