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

Fireplace Mantel Decorating

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 w ant 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…
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