The Stovax & Gazco Blog - wood burning fires

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.

Burning the right wood and mineral fuels on your stove or fire

 May 12, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

The Government has finally put a stop to the sale of polluting fuels such as wet, unseasoned wood and house coal. This fantastic news means that more stoves and fires across the UK will be burnt the way they should, with correct fuels such as good quality dry wood or authorised smokeless mineral fuels.

How to Light and Refuel Your Wood Burning Stove

 January 19, 2021    No Comments  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

The colder months are well and truly upon us, and if you’re feeling a little out of practice lighting your wood burning stove, don't worry! We’ve prepared an easy guide to give you a quick warm up! Puns aside, below you’ll find a rapid start-up method useful to get your log burner going as quickly as possible and burning effectively. This guide is also great for burning logs on your multi-fuel stove.

Off-Grid Living with a Wood Burning Stove

 December 29, 2020    No Comments  Advice & Information

Whether it’s the ever-rising tariffs of energy suppliers, the desire to feel a little more in control of your life or just the pull of a more self-sufficient lifestyle, wood burning stoves are an enticing way to live off the grid in the comfort of your own home. Read on for a few tips on how to get the most out of your stove.

Making Britain a Greener Place

 October 21, 2020    2 Comments  Advice & Information, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

We’re passionate about the environment and making Britain greener. That’s why we’ve partnered with Certainly Wood, a nationwide Woodsure firewood supplier, to plant more new trees across the UK mainland through our #GreenBritain scheme.

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.

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

 November 8, 2019    2 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.

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.

Predicted Coldest Winter in 30 Years

 September 25, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information

With one of the coldest winters in 30 years heading our way, you might want to jump the queue on the busy heating season and have a look at heating your home with your very own domestic fire.

5 Stylish wood burning and multi-fuel Ecodesign stoves

 August 30, 2019    No Comments  Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

These designer Ecodesign Ready wood burning and multi-fuel stoves offer stunningly contemporary and traditional designs. Each exceeds 2022 Ecodesign air quality standards and will bring a modern and practical heating solution to your home, when burnt with Ready to Burn wood. Thanks to their high heating performance, each is exempt from DEFRA Smoke Control restrictions in towns and cities. Read on to find out more about these elegant, high efficiency stoves.

Top 4 Wood Burning & Multi-fuel Nordic Stoves Exclusively From Stovax

 July 19, 2019    2 Comments  Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Looking for a designer Nordic wood burning or multi-fuel stove? Stovax are the exclusive distributor of Dovre, Lotus, Varde and Nordpeis stoves in the UK. Check out these top four Scandi woodburners.

Lighten your living room with the Ivory Huntingdon gas range

 June 29, 2019    2 Comments  Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Mantels, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires

Looking for a tasteful twist on the classic stove aesthetic? Our Ivory enamel Huntingdon gas stoves provide style and elegance in equal measure. Stunning flames and true-to-life log-effects combine with realistic glowing embers. The result is all the ambience of a wood burner, at the touch of a button.

Boiler stoves – top 5!

 June 25, 2019    No Comments  News & Updates

Homeowners looking to supply their own domestic hot water and central heating requirements or augment their existing heating system can choose from a range of contemporary and traditionally styled boiler stoves.

Wood Burning Cook Stoves for Simpler Living

 June 14, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Mantels, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

There are few things more homely on a chilly evening than the crackle of a fire and the comforting smell of cooking. Our range of Stockton Cook stoves combine these two very things.

Wood burning and Multi-fuel stoves for Urban Areas

 May 11, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Mantels, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

With the colder months behind us and the warmest yet to come, burning wood is a great way to stay warm at this this awkward time of the year - when turning on the central heating feels a little over the top. But if you live in a smoke control area, it is important to ensure you are using a DEFRA approved wood burning or multi-fuel stove for heating your home with solid fuels.

Gazco Reflex 75T-2 and 75T-3 Gas Fires are Multi-sided Masterpieces

 March 29, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Mantels, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

These stunning Reflex multi-sided gas fires let you create a two-sided or three-sided fireplace. Side windows allow the flames to be viewed from different angles, creating a unique focal point in your home.

All-new wood burning stoves: Sheraton 5 Wide

 March 22, 2019    4 Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Mantels, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Each Stovax stove is designed to provide both a practical and heating solution and a stunning focal point for your home. But the Sheraton 5 Wide takes things one step further. Read on to find out how the innovative design of these stylish wood burning and multi-fuel stoves translate into stunning flame visuals and high performance heating.

Wood burning Stove – A New Ecodesign Ready Model Now Available!

 March 1, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information, Electric Stoves & Fires, Gas Stoves & Fires, Mantels, Multi-Fuel Stoves & Fires, News & Updates, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Elegant styling, ultra clean burning performance and suitable for urban areas. Look no further than the Huntington 25 wood burning and multi-fuel cast iron stove.

How to light the perfect fire quickly and efficiently

 February 22, 2019    No Comments  Advice & Information

With the right technique, you can have almost any stove or fire burning perfectly within a few minutes, letting you kick back and relax as your woodburner warms your home.

Wood burning stove or Inset Fire – 5 Reasons why you need them in your life!

 January 24, 2019    No Comments  Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Adding a wood burning stove or fire to you home not only creates a warming heart for friends and family to gather, there are some other great benefits too! Read on to find out what a log burner can bring to your life…

Festive Fireside Competition 2018

 November 28, 2018    No Comments  News & Updates

We are giving you a chance to win a luxurious hamper, all you have to do is send your best festive fireside photo.

Looking for a Classic Fireplace?

 April 9, 2018    No Comments  Advice & Information, News & Updates

Many owners of period or traditional houses appreciate the appeal of a beautiful fireplace. A magnificent mantelpiece surrounding an old-fashioned grate with logs crackling and conjuring a dance of flames – it’s a scene to come home to on a cold day that delights and reassures in equal measure.

Top Five Reasons to Consider a Stovax Vogue Wood Burning & Multi-fuel Stove

 February 13, 2018    6 Comments  News & Updates

Vogue wood burning and multi-fuel stoves are designed around three core principles: magnificent flame visuals, ultra-clean burning that is suitable for towns and cities, and easy to use controls.

Wood burning fires – find the perfect Studio for your home!

 January 29, 2018    No Comments  Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

The Studio range of cassette and freestanding fires has been designed to create a striking feature in your living space with their enticing widescreen flame visuals complemented by an extensive array of frames and styling options. Browse our Studio Fires and Freestanding Stoves brochure.