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Benefits of Adding a Gas Insert to Your Existing Fireplace

Is Your Wood-Burning Fireplace Collecting Dust? Ditch the Hassle By Adding A Gas Insert! While traditional wood-burning fireplaces can be a great addition to any home, over time, they may become high maintenance and impractical. But rather than replacing the entire fireplace or simply letting it sit unused, collecting dust, why not consider simply adding […]

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Tips for Designing Your Home around Your Fireplace

How to Choose Interior Design Elements Based on Your Fireplace A fireplace often serves as a focal point of any room, helping to bring people together for a cozy, relaxing experience. For this reason, it’s important to consider your fireplace during the interior design process to ensure your home remains cohesive. So if you’re planning […]

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Questions to Ask Yourself Before Installing a New Fireplace

What to Consider When Choosing the Right Fireplace for Your Home Fireplaces are not one size fits all. So it’s important to have a solid understanding of what you are looking for in a fireplace and what your specific needs are so you can choose the right one for your home. Here’s a look at […]

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Masonry Fireplaces vs Factory-Built – Which is Better?

A Look at the Key Differences Between Masonry & Factory-Built Fireplaces For hundreds of years, masonry fireplaces have been the only option for those looking to keep their homes warm with a cozy fire. But not anymore. There are now so many great factory-built options, as well. But many people still yearn for the classic […]

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The Best Time to Plan Your New Fireplace Installation

A Look at the Best Time of Year to Start Planning for Your New Fireplace As the temperature starts to drop, marking the end of summer and beginning of fall, this is when most people look into installing a new fireplace to warm their home during the colder months. But that doesn’t mean it’s necessarily […]

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Fireplace Venting Explained

A Guide to Fireplace Venting Options Some fireplace options need to be vented outside. For instance, while electric fireplaces don’t require venting at all, gas and wood-burning fireplaces, inserts, and stoves do need to be vented to the outdoors to ensure healthy indoor air quality. In fact, there are several different ways to route venting […]

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Wall-Mounted Electric Fireplace Ideas

Electric Fireplace Placement Ideas to Suit Your Home’s Design and Décor A modern electric fireplace can be a great addition to your home in terms of aesthetics and comfort. On top of being affordable, there’s a ton of placement options and designs to suit your home. Where you decide to mount your electric fireplace will […]

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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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