How To Prepare Your Fireplace For Winter?

Winter Fireplace Maintenance Guide With the warm and cozy atmosphere that a fireplace brings into our home, it’s easy to forget about the responsibilities that come with them. With around 41% of homes having fireplaces in them, it’s easy to forget that you’re containing a burning fire inside of your flammable house. For this reason, […]

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Three white birds sit on top of the chimney of a wood burning fireplace.

How Often Do You Need To Clean Your Chimney?

Why fireplace safety and cleaning your chimney matters You probably don’t want to interrupt a romantic evening by a lit fireplace with a call to the fire department. Having to frantically open up all your doors and windows is also likely to kill the mood. However, if you don’t regularly clean your chimney, you may […]

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Reasons to Add an Outdoor Fireplace to Your Yard

Here Are 8 Reasons Why You Should Install A New Fireplace Are you thinking of spicing up your outdoor area while providing some warmth and ambiance? If so, then an outdoor fireplace could be the ideal choice for you. More and more Canadian homes are investing in this. About 25% of all homes in Canada […]

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Outdoor Fireplace Vs. Firepit

What’s The Difference And Which One Should You Get This Summer? Is there anything more heartwarming than a summer night with friends? Not for the 57% of Canadians who say that summer is their favourite season. Some of the best times of our lives involve s’mores, smiles, and evening stars. Nothing beats a cosy night […]

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Outdoor Fireplace – Your Questions Answered

How to Choose the Best Outdoor Fireplace for You? Did you know the average low temperature in Ottawa, ON, during July is 14.5°C? By October, temperatures can start dipping to 5°C or lower. The best way you can keep warm and enjoy the long summer nights is by installing an outdoor fireplace. Have you searched […]

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Should I Turn Off The Fireplace In The Summer?

Pros And Cons You Didn’t Know You Needed Should you turn off your gas fireplace during summer? Are there any benefits to leaving your gas fireplace on during summer, or is it more beneficial to turn it off? If summer is heading your way, you may be wondering if your fireplace should be switched off […]

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Can You Cook on a Fireplace?

And Most Importantly – Should You? Early humans may have harnessed the power of fire as early as 1 million years ago, did you know that? Since then, we have been able to be quite creative with fire in various ways, such as with the creation of fireplaces. But when it comes to fireplaces, you […]

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Can You Convert a Wood Fireplace to Gas?

Things You Should Know About Converting It may surprise you to learn that gas fires can provide you with heat efficiencies of up to 90%. The question is, what should you do if you currently have an open fireplace? For some people, there’s nothing better than feeling the heat of a warm open fire. However, […]

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Wood vs. Gas Fireplace

Your Guide For Choosing Did you know that both the fireplace and the chimney were invented in the 17th century? People had obviously been using fire far before that time, but never before had they dared to bring fire into their homes to keep them warm when the temperatures dropped. If you want a real […]

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brand new indoor wood stove with stacks of wood stored neatly beside it

When To Replace Your Wood Stove-

Signs to Look Out For The average lifespan of a wood-burning stove is 10 to 20 years, but taking care of your stove and keeping a close eye on it can mean that you can extend its lifespan to the better half of the number above. But, experts like Burning Log warn that if you […]

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