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’s Simpler Living: October

 October 9, 2017    No Comments  Advice & Information

This month’s #SimplerLiving looks at Halloween, pumpkin soup, and the brand new Stockton cook stoves.

Cosy Carvings Competition 2017

 October 4, 2017    No Comments  News & Updates

It’s October and it’s time for our annual #CosyCarvings competition.

Inset Wood burning Fires – Introducing the Elise Glass Range!

 September 22, 2017    One Comment  Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Our award winning Elise wood burning and multi-fuel range has recently introduced a sparkling alternative to the existing Steel models; the new Elise Glass range complements their magnificent flame visuals with a sophisticated one-piece glass exterior.

Stovax’s Simpler Living: September

 September 7, 2017    No Comments  Advice & Information

Get ready this September with Stovax's Simpler Living. The nights are slowly drawing in, the shadows are growing longer, and the colours on the trees are changing. September marks the start of getting ready for the autumn-winter season ahead.

Wood burning & Multi-fuel Promotion – Riva Fever returns with up to £250 off!

 August 10, 2017    3 Comments  News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

As the summer draws to an end, you are probably planning on ways to keep warm indoors in the coming cooler months.

An alternative heating system from NIBE

 July 20, 2017    2 Comments  Advice & Information

Although a stove or fire has full capability to heat a house, we know that central heating is often the main port of call for warming the home. Here's why a NIBE heat pump is a great alternative to mainstream gas central heating.

Stovax Heating Group helps out in the DIY SOS Avening Big Build

 July 12, 2017    One Comment  News & Updates

The Stovax Heating Group supports the BBC’s DIY SOS Big Build in Avening, Gloucester, supplying a wood burning stove to the project

House Warming

 May 19, 2017    No Comments  News & Updates

Choosing a stove or fire for your brand new home

Time to spring clean

 April 27, 2017    6 Comments  Advice & Information

It’s that time of year when we’re packing away our winter clothes, enjoying longer days, and spring cleaning our homes.

Spring into 2017’s trends

 March 29, 2017    No Comments  Advice & Information

Our Interiors Expert, Hannah Stone, gives advice for how to keep up with this year’s interior design trends with your stove or fire.

Stovax making a guest appearance on Hollyoaks

 March 24, 2017    No Comments  Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Our log holders have been spotted in the pub in Hollyoaks!

SIA Ecodesign Ready Wood burners

 February 20, 2017    One Comment  News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Stovax have embraced the SIA Ecodesign standards, making wood burners which are more environmentally friendly than ever.

Our Hearth Warming Moments: Roundup Part Two

 January 25, 2017    No Comments  Advice & Information, News & Updates

In our second installation of our Hearth Warming Moments Roundup, we meet Artist Residence's Owner, a beautiful Water Tower in Yorkshire and James' Smart House in Oxfordshire, all of which have installed one or more of our log burners.

Our Hearth Warming Moments: Roundup Part One

 January 19, 2017    No Comments  Advice & Information, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

We have gathered together some of our most recent case studies from our Hearth Warming Moments submissions and interviews with homeowners and interior designers. In this roundup we have our 'Loo with a View', Anouska's beautiful Victorian home and a peek into owner of Velvet and Dash's home in Dorset.

Stovax features on Martin Roberts’ ‘Home Rule’ radio show on Virgin’s Talk Radio

 January 17, 2017    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Stovax’s Associate Sales Director Martyn Allen spoke to ‘Homes Under the Hammer’ presenter Martin Roberts on his Saturday home improvement programme ‘Home Rule’.

How to identify good firewood

 January 16, 2017    No Comments  Advice & Information, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Stovax takes you how to identify the best firewood to burn in your wood burner to make sure your fire burns effectively and efficiently.

The Reflex 75T, our most realistic gas fire yet

 December 19, 2016    2 Comments  Gas Stoves & Fires, News & Updates

Gazco's most realistic flames yet, our newest gas fire that is reminiscent of a traditional wood burning fire with its innovative burner system and hand painted ceramic logs.

Freestanding Elise: The latest additions to the award winning Elise range

 November 25, 2016    3 Comments  News & Updates

Our new Freestanding Elise models are now available and the perfect centrepiece to brighten up any room. They are Ecodesign compliant and offer the highest heating performance possible.

How to burn wood efficiently

 November 21, 2016    9 Comments  Advice & Information

We've put together some top tips on how to burn wood efficiently this winter.

New and improved Logic2 Electric Fires

 November 17, 2016    No Comments  News & Updates

Gazco's new Logic2 electric range is equipped with three new interchangeable fuel beds to get the perfect atmosphere whenever needed.

A view on Denim Drift, Dulux’s Colour of the Year from our Interiors Expert

 October 28, 2016    No Comments  News & Updates

Our Interiors Expert, Hannah Stone, looks at Denim Drift Dulux's Colour of the Year and how to use it in your home!

Expanding the Vogue Range, our two new Ecodesign stoves!

 October 26, 2016    No Comments  News & Updates

This year, Stovax has added to the Vogue range introducing two new sizes; the Small and Medium. They are Ecodesign compliant and offer a range of heat outputs.

Introducing the newly enhanced Vision Wood Burning Stoves

 October 26, 2016    No Comments  News & Updates

Stovax's Vision Range has been updated to include ultra-green credentials and an enhanced window for a better view of the flames.

Our #CosyCarvings competition

 October 24, 2016    No Comments  News & Updates

Enter our #CosyCarvings competition to be in with a chance of winning a Darts Farm bundle this Halloween!

The Elise Range Wins Gold

 October 20, 2016    One Comment  News & Updates

Our Elise range won the Gold Award in the ‘Best Heating Appliance 2016’ category in the House Beautiful awards this year!

Care for your chimney this Chimney Fire Safety Week

 September 5, 2016    4 Comments  News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Owning a stove or fire is one of life's pleasures, but as with many things, its important to make sure your appliance is installed safely and maintained well. It’s Chimney Fire Safety Week, a week created to raise awareness of the importance of caring for your chimney, so we have put together some top tips from our experts on how to best avoid damaging your chimney, how to keep safe and enjoy the colder months ahead!

Wood burning and Multi-fuel Made Easy – Vol. 2

 June 13, 2016    No Comments  Advice & Information

In the second of our series of ‘Made Easy’ blogs, we’ll be explaining terms that will crop up before and during your fire or stove installation. These are all things that need to be considered, but we’ll explain some of the key areas and take away some of the mystery behind some of the topics you’re likely to come across.

Wood burning and Multi-fuel Made Easy – Vol. 1

 May 12, 2016    2 Comments  Advice & Information

In the next few months, we'll be looking at covering a range of heating terms and expressions that you may come across while you research your wood burning or multi-fuel stove or fire purchase. This blog will focus on some popular phrases and features you may find during your search. They should help you break through some of the more technical terms and help you get a better understanding of the details.

Spring Cleaning Your Wood Burning Stove ~ A Quickstart Guide

 April 25, 2016    5 Comments  Advice & Information

If you’ve been using your stove this winter, you’ll doubtless have been on the receiving end of some wonderful hearth warming moments and enjoying some seriously good heat. Over the next few weeks, the time will be right to give your wood burning or multi-fuel stove a good maintenance check up. Here’s just some of our top tips to ensure you make the most of your wood burning stove’s downtime.

Should You Consider Electric?

 April 14, 2016    5 Comments  Advice & Information

Despite their popularity, the wood burning lifestyle isn’t for everyone. So, what are your options if you prefer an easier way of life? If you’re unsure, choosing an electric stove or fire may well be the answer.

Top reasons why wood burning stoves are better for our environment!

 March 24, 2016    No Comments  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Wood burning stoves have many benefits – they are cheap to run, provide an efficient source of heat and offer a beautiful focal point for a room. However, perhaps the main advantage of modern woodburners that has been put forward in recent years is how good they are for the environment.

Why We Love Classic Fireplaces (and you should, too)

 March 15, 2016    3 Comments  Advice & Information

A wood burning stove can give a warm heart to your home, but sometimes, a property's hidden depths need to be uncovered. And what better way to breathe new life into a room than by reclaiming that chimney breast and installing an authentic classic fireplace.

Designer Fires to bring you total relaxation

 March 11, 2016    One Comment  Electric Stoves & Fires, News & Updates

Long viewed as simply a substitute for a solid fuel or gas fire, electric fires were typically chosen for their easy installation. But with the arrival of fires like the Radiance electric series, featuring the very latest technology, there is far more on offer than just the plug and play convenience and quick heat you'd expect.

Wood burning stoves – how to choose the right one for your room!

 March 3, 2016    No Comments  News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

The popularity of wood burning today can probably be attributed to a number of factors, not least the desire for a good looking appliance that will give your home a welcoming atmosphere.

Kiln Dried or Seasoned Logs?

 February 1, 2016    9 Comments  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

A common question, but first, what is the difference? Technically, there should be no difference, because well-seasoned logs should be properly dried to below 25% moisture content. But in reality, when one buys ‘seasoned firewood’, it often has a much higher reading. How many times have you heard your local supplier saying that the wood has been ‘down’ for over two years, so very dry, but when you burn it, the stove glass blackens and it struggles to burn? This is because the wood has not properly dried

How A Wood Burning Stove Can Add Style To Your Home

 January 8, 2016    No Comments  Advice & Information

With fuel costs rising across the board, it’s no wonder that people are opting to install a wood burning or multi-fuel stove in their home. Taking advantage of the lower cost of wood fuel, instead of relying on gas and electric, makes sense if it’s a viable option.

Enjoy a Glowing Hearth this Christmas – by Sarah Beeny

 November 27, 2015    3 Comments  Advice & Information, Mantels, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

TV Interior Design expert Sarah Beeny discusses some of the key benefits of today's high efficiency wood burning stoves and fires, as well as key tips on styling your fireplace.

The Perfect Time To Reflect On Your Gazco Gas Fire!

 November 27, 2015    One Comment  Advice & Information

With the launch of the new Black Glass linings earlier this year, Gazco introduced a stunning, reflective alternative to the existing lining options for select gas fire ranges. Now, these striking linings are available for even more models!

Elise Inset Fires – Designed For Our Environment

 November 20, 2015    6 Comments  News & Updates

A wood burning stove or fire can really make a room, giving it a wonderful focal point, a homely atmosphere and a sustainable and carbon neutral source of heating. But is it as environmentally friendly as it could be?

Timeless style with the Vogue Midi Wood Burning Stove

 October 30, 2015    3 Comments  News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

The new Stovax Vogue Midi wood burning stove brings style and substance to your home - providing the very latest combustion technology in a refined, modern-traditional package.

Riva Vision Midi Wood Burning and Multi-fuel Stoves – A Brighter Vision of the Future

 October 20, 2015    4 Comments  Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Vision Midi wood burning and multi-fuel stoves deliver outstanding heating performance in a stylish, contemporary package and feature a host of optional extras letting you tailor them to your needs.

Studio 1 & 2 Freestanding Gas Fires – Brand new this season!

 October 9, 2015    3 Comments  Gas Stoves & Fires, News & Updates

Offering a breathtaking view of the rolling flames, these Studio Freestanding gas fires are available with a choice of smoothly curving bench or plinth mounting options.

Elegance and Efficiency – the Gas Huntingdon range!

 October 2, 2015    5 Comments  Gas Stoves & Fires

Offering refined styling and high efficiency, Gazco’s elegant Huntingdon gas stove range presents a variety of size and styling options perfect for heating your living area. The smallest in the range, the Huntingdon 20’s compact proportions are perfectly designed to fit easily into a standard fireplace opening, whilst creating a warming atmosphere with its highly efficient 80% 2.6kW ... Find out more

All New Wood burning cassette fire range – The ELISE!

 September 25, 2015    No Comments  News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Advanced engineering and stylish aesthetics combine to bring you the Elise, a wood burning and multi-fuel cassette fire range that leads the way to a greener future.

Wood Burning Stoves: Live Greener by Burning Cleaner

 April 2, 2015    No Comments  Advice & Information, News & Updates

Nothing beats relaxing in the warming, flickering glow of a wood burning stove, whilst knowing that you are helping to reduce your carbon footprint.

A new ‘View’ on Contemporary Wood burning & Multi-fuel stoves

 February 27, 2015    4 Comments  Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Featuring an exceptionally large window, Stovax’s high performance contemporary View range of wood burning and multi-fuel stoves provides an unparalleled view of the rolling flames.

Stovax’s Range of Lower Output Wood Burning Stoves

 January 7, 2015    One Comment  Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

A wood burning stove will bring light and warmth to your home and with it an irresistible ambiance of real, crackling flames. However, you might think that woodburners are only for larger country homes, but thanks to Stovax’s smoke control area approved stoves, homes in urban areas can now enjoy all the benefits of wood burning!

Dress your fireplace to impress this Christmas

 December 9, 2014    No Comments  Advice & Information, Mantels

With Christmas fast approaching, many of us will be decorating our homes in the next few weeks. Here at Stovax, we have gathered our creative team for some advice on how to create a fiery focal point this festive season.


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