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FireplacesGas FireplacesGas Logs

When to Replace Your Gas Logs

Happy holidays everyone! We hope your holiday season has been fantastic so far, and continues on through the new year.  We are often asked how frequently you need to replace the gas logs in your gas fireplace. The uninspiring answer is: it depends. The longer answer is that there isn't a set timeline for when they need to be replaced. Rather, there are a variety of factors that can affect the lifespan of your gas…
December 27, 2018
FireplacesWoodburning Fireplaces

The Best Wood for the Fireplace

For the most part, newer homes that are built with a fireplace in them are built with either gas or electric fireplaces. Gas or electric fireplaces are certainly easier to use and generally require less maintenance and upkeep. However, there's still a significant number, old and new, of wood-burning fireplaces out there. As convenient and easy as gas or electric may be, there's just something special about having a classic wood-burning fireplace in the home.…
November 6, 2018
Fireplaces

Ensuring Fireplace Safety This Winter

As we head towards winter, and the weather starts to get colder and colder, naturally, our fireplaces are used more often. It's possible, even likely depending on where you live, that you haven't used your fireplace at all since last winter. Across the nation, accidents involving fireplaces, chimneys, and wood stoves cost over two million dollars in damage annually, not to mention injuries, so taking precautions to prevent these from ever happening in the first…
October 30, 2018
FireplacesMantels & Surrounds

Choosing The Right Mantelpiece

When building or redesigning a room in your home, and you decide to add a fireplace, choosing the right mantelpiece to surround it can be just as important of a decision as the type of fireplace itself. Oftentimes, we assume a mantelpiece is solely for aesthetic purposes to improve the look of the room. However, they're usually used as a shelf for cute family photos, as well as holiday or seasonal decorations. Depending on how…
October 1, 2018
Fireplaces

Turning Your House Into A Home

All over the world, installing a fireplace is considered one of the best ways to add an additional layer of coziness to make everyone even more comfortable in your home. And why wouldn't it be? There are a multitude of reasons why, but no matter what, installing a fireplace isn't a decision to be taken lightly; you should really do some research, or come visit our showroom and speak with an expert, and think about…
September 13, 2018
FireplacesOutdoor FireOutdoor Fireplaces

Outdoor Fire

As we draw closer and closer to the end of the summer season, generally speaking, we start to turn our attention away from outdoor grill stations, and focus on outdoor fire. During the fall, it's still warm enough to spend a significant amount of time outdoors, but not quite warm enough to do so without a little help. This is where your outdoor fire set-up comes into play. Whether it be building an outdoor fire…
August 25, 2018
FireplacesOutdoor Fireplaces

Spice Up Your Backyard with an Outdoor Fireplace

Summer is practically upon us, and many homeowners have expressed interest in adding an outdoor fireplace to their backyard. Outdoor fireplaces are great for a variety of reasons. Most people dream about the idea of having a beer or glass of wine in the backyard with friends, and making an outdoor fireplace the centerpiece of your yard is a great way to keep you and your family warm through the fall and winter months, while…
May 3, 2018
Fireplaces

5 Tricks For Decorating Your Fireplace Mantel All Year Round

Most homeowners already know exactly what kind of display they want to set up on a new mantel for celebrating the holidays, but that's only one small section of the year. Unless you want your mantel to sit empty the rest of the year, you'll need to keep your creativity up and choose some non-seasonal decorations that look great as the seasons change. Instead of rushing to change your decorations every few months, try these…
March 31, 2018