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Gas Stove vs Pellet Stove – Which is Better?

A Gas Stove vs Pellet Stove Comparison Guide to Help You Choose the Right Stove for Your Home With winter upon us, it’s time to start thinking about additional home heating options to get rid of the months-long chill. One of the most efficient home heating options is a stove—a cast-iron box with a glass […]

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Baby-Proof Fireplace Tips Every Parent Needs to Know About

Fireplace Safety Tips to Keep Your Fireplace Kid-Friendly Having a fireplace in a household with young children can be very stressful for parents. Some parents may go so far as to avoid using their fireplace for years out of fear of their children getting hurt. But there are ways to baby-proof your fireplace so you […]

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Reasons to Incorporate A Fireplace in Your Home Design

The Benefits of Including a Fireplace for House Renovation & Construction Projects Whether it’s for functional or aesthetic purposes, a fireplace is essential. And with today’s innovations and technologies, it’s possible to include a fireplace in virtually any room in your residential or commercial project. From an electric fireplace in the office, a gas fireplace […]

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How To Increase Heat From A Wood-Burning Fireplace

Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Wood Fireplace Feel like you’re not getting the most out of your wood-burning fireplace? There’s a reason for that. Since hot air rises, much of the heat from a fireplace goes up and out of the chimney instead of into your home. And to make matters worse, […]

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Why You Should Update Your Fireplace Doors

How Glass Fireplace Doors Improve the Look, Safety, and Function of Wood Fireplaces Whether your fireplace is an eye-sore or not, there are several reasons to upgrade it to a more modern element in your home. It’s not just about improving the aesthetics of your living area; it’s about ensuring safety with an added bonus […]

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Top Electric Fireplace Heating Questions Answered

Answers to Your Electric Fireplace FAQs We’re always asked about the different types of fireplaces, their benefits, features, and safety concerns. And since a fireplace with an electric fire is a newer concept than traditional gas or wood-burning fireplaces, there tend to be a lot of questions about electric fireplaces. Compared to gas and wood-burning […]

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End-Of-Season Fireplace Cleaning Tips

How to Clean a Brick Fireplace and Other Fireplace Materials As the season comes to a close, it’s time to start thinking about cleaning your fireplace to ensure it’s safe and ready for next year. A clean fireplace will look great and keep you and your home safe when you’re ready to use it again. […]

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Upgrade to A Gas Fireplace

Warmer, Safer, And More Energy Efficient – What’s Not to Love About Gas Fireplaces? We understand that a wood-burning fireplace looks beautiful and smells great. Unfortunately, it is not the most practical heat source when you need to get through a chilly Canadian winter, which is why so many people are electing to switch to […]

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Electric Fireplaces: A Safe and Efficient Option

Safety Features That Help Keep Electric Fireplaces Running Longer Still on the fence about an electric fireplace in your home? What if we told you they’re not only one of the safest fireplace options for homes, but they also offer impressive energy efficiency? It’s true! Electric fireplaces are among the most versatile, safe, and green […]

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How Often Do You Need To Clean Your Chimney?

Everything You Need to Know about Chimney Cleaning, Fireplace Inspections, and More Chimneys need regular cleanings and inspections to ensure they are safe to use. When burning logs in a wood burning fireplace or a wood stove, creosote and soot gradually accumulate on your chimney liner, smoke chamber, damper, and firebox. This buildup is problematic […]

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