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3 Reasons Why Adding a Fireplace Can Increase Your Home’s Value

Did you know fireplaces are among the most popular home features found in homes for sale? Not only do they serve the functional purpose of providing additional warmth in your home but by adding a fireplace, you may also be helping increase your home’s value. Regardless if you live in sunny Las Vegas, NV, or cloudy Pittsburgh, PA, a fireplace is a simple way to add exciting architectural details to your home. 1) On average,…
March 26, 2021

Direct Vent or Ventless Fireplaces?

Direct Vent or Ventless Fireplaces? The two main types of gas fireplaces available today are Direct Vent and Ventless. Direct Vent fireplaces require a venting system while Ventless fireplaces are just that - completely vent-free. Here’s what you need to know to help you decide which type is right for you! MAINTAIN INDOOR AIR QUALITY Direct Vent Gas Fireplaces If you’re looking for a fireplace that won’t have any interaction with the air inside your…
February 18, 2021
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Gas Fireplace Safety

A gas-burning fireplace is easier to maintain than a wood-burning fireplace but also requires annual preservation and care. Issues can arise and can be deadly. Carbon monoxide enters the home when fireplace vents are blocked or do not operate as expected. If you notice any of the following, your gas fireplace may not be venting properly and requires immediate attention to ensure safety. Dampness inside the home, specifically on walls (peeling wallpaper, paint blisters, etc.)…
November 10, 2019
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Fireplace Mantel Decorating

Fireplace Mantel Decorating tips for any season. 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…
June 21, 2019
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Healthy Summer Grilling

Everyone loves grilling outside in the warm summer months, but do it too much, specifically cooking the wrong types of food or in the wrong style, and your health can end up much worse off for it. That's why we decided to make a list of healthy habits to keep in mind during outdoor grill season.  Avoid Overcooking your Meats: Overcooking your meats to "well-done" might be how you prefer your meat to taste, but…
June 14, 2018

Transforming Your Backyard into a Peaceful Escape

As the seasons change, and summer rolls around once again, many people are interested in creating a serene atmosphere in their backyard, and using it as a place to escape the stress of everyday life. As the weather starts to warm up, we thought we'd compile a list of ways to make your backyard the envy of the neighborhood this summer. Outdoor Kitchen: One of the most enjoyable aspects of summer is throwing backyard barbecues…
April 14, 2018