Historically, the fireplace was a space to gather, laugh, and reminisce among family and friends. Fireplaces were traditionally made from stone or brick, and were primarily used for heating and cooking. Now, fireplaces bring families together in much the same way, however, fireplace design has seen a significant change. Electric fireplaces are one of the […]
The urge to gather around a fire is as old as humanity itself. This desire can be seen in the simplest of things: the wonder in children’s faces as they glance at rising sparks, and the whole family gathering in the kitchen for a shared meal. That warmth of familiarity and connection cannot be matched. […]
With a few sweet weeks left in summer, now is the perfect time to make the most out of your outdoor fireplace. Just like their indoor equivalent, outdoor fireplaces require certain considerations in terms of installation and upkeep to ensure that they operate as safely as possible. Here are a few outdoor fireplace safety tips […]
Fireplaces make a great addition to any home. They can serve a variety of purposes: they can be purely aesthetic, or they can be used as a heat source. Before purchasing a new fireplace and having it installed, it’s important to consider your options. There are many different types of fireplaces, and not every model […]
It’s no secret that a warm and inviting fireplace can do wonders for the property value of your home. Real estate agents have found that homes with new fireplaces sell faster and at a higher price than those without. If you have a fireplace and you’re looking to put your home on the market soon, […]
A traditional wood burning fireplace may sound out-of-step with today’s modern architectural designs; however, contemporary wood fireplaces are being built to compliment modern designs without sacrificing their classic charm. These new and innovative designs make it easier than ever to incorporate the cozy appeal of wood burning fireplaces with current trends in architecture and interior […]
One of the most innovative home décor technologies available on the market today, electric fireplaces are becoming more and more common in homes across the country. Electric fireplaces are a great alternative for people who want the coziness of a fireplace without the cleanup or safety concerns, or for people whose homes don’t have the […]
Gas fireplaces make a wonderful addition to any home. Not only are gas fireplaces one of the most efficient ways to heat your home, they’re also easy to control and maintain, resulting in less soot production.
Gas fireplaces, like any household heating system, can run into some issues from time to time. Some of these problems […]
A wood burning fireplace is a great way to heat your home and add a cozy ambiance to any bedroom or living room. Since wood burning fireplaces create smoke and soot as they burn wood for fuel, some cleanup and maintenance are required. Without proper cleanliness, wood burning fireplaces can circulate soot, dirt and other […]
Keep your porch or patio on-trend and in-style with this 11 design tips.
Redesigning your porch or patio shouldn’t stress you out, and it doesn’t have to involve major changes – you can update your style and add new functionality by adding just a few small touches here and there. We’ve pulled together this great list of design tips that can help you to easily polish your outdoor style. […]