The Stovax & Gazco Blog - wood burning

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.

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.

Which wood to burn?

 March 29, 2018    No 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.

How to spring clean your woodburner

 March 7, 2018    No Comments  Advice & Information

It is important to clean your wood burning or multi-fuel stove at the end of periods of use – a good time to do this is when spring months come about and you are using your stove or fire less. Here are our tips on how to service, clean and maintain your stove.

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

 February 13, 2018    2 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.

How a wood burning stove can help you this winter

 February 12, 2018    No Comments  Advice & Information

The latest addition to the Stockton range: the Stockton Cook Stove designed for cold winters, a visual statement, as well as the ability to heat food and drink

Stovax appears on Channel 4’s Ugly House to Lovely House with George Clarke

 January 25, 2018    No Comments  News & Updates

Channel 4's Ugly House to Lovely House visited Mandy's project in Nottingham. She chose a Stovax Studio Duplex Inset Wood Burning Fire to complement her new living space.

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

 August 10, 2017    No 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.

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

 July 12, 2017    No Comments  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

SIA Ecodesign Ready Wood burners

 February 20, 2017    No Comments  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.

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’.

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

 November 25, 2016    No 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    No Comments  Advice & Information

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

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.

Care for your chimney this Chimney Fire Safety Week

 September 5, 2016    One Comment  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 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    2 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

Enjoy a Glowing Hearth this Christmas – by Sarah Beeny

 November 27, 2015    2 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.

Timeless style with the Vogue Midi Wood Burning Stove

 October 30, 2015    No 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    No 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.

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    2 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.

Everything You Need to Care for Your Wood Burning Appliance

 June 23, 2014    One Comment  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

Learn which products work best to keep your wood burning appliance clean and efficient

Wood Burning Stoves: A Buyer’s Guide

 February 3, 2014    4 Comments  Advice & Information, Wood Burning Stoves & Fires

If you are currently looking at buying a wood burning stove, this is a useful buyer's guide.