As you sit in front of your warm and crackling fireplace, do you ever think about the energy it consumes? Depending on what type of fireplace you have, it may be using more energy than it creates. As heat goes up the chimney, it draws cold air in from the rest of the house. When […]
Choosing a fireplace may seem like a simple enough task. But selecting the right fireplace can often be the most challenging part of the process. Because there are so many designs and styles to choose from, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Outdoor or indoor? Gas, electric, or wood burning? Marble, or stone? The options are […]
Whether you’re hosting an event around a patio fire pit, cozily gathering around an indoor fireplace, or just having a good old-fashioned bonfire, it’s important to know how to build an efficient fire.
With the right knowledge and wood, you can build a fire that will burn, crackle, and amaze for hours. There are many different […]
You may have never heard of creosote before, but if you own a wood burning fireplace, you’ve surely seen it. Found on the inside of chimneys and fireplaces, creosote is a highly flammable material and a dangerous health hazard. From the fireplace experts at Igne Ferro, here’s everything you need to know about creosote:
What Is […]
Burning wood is an eco-friendly, cost-effective, and cozy way to keep your home warm during the cold winter months. Despite what some people may think, burning real firewood requires more tact than simply tossing it in the fireplace and lighting it aflame. Without adhering to proper safety protocol, you risk filling your home with dangerous […]
Countertops can make or break the look of your kitchen. Over the years, countertops experience a fair amount of wear and tear. From scratches caused by pots and pans, to scuff marks left behind by kids climbing up to the cookie jar, it doesn’t take much to damage your countertop.
Here are a few signs your […]
People have a special connection with their wood burning fireplaces. Through one’s lifetime, furniture comes and goes, walls are painted different colours, and flooring is ripped up and re-laid, but the fireplace remains the same. For many, the fireplace is an unchanging reminder of wonderful childhood and family memories.
Keep your wood burning fireplace crackling for […]
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 […]
It’s happening again. The wind is getting that nippy edge and summer freckles are being replaced by rosy cheeks. With winter approaching, the idea of cozying up in front of a fire is becoming increasingly appealing. Wood burning fireplaces are a classic part of this image.
Having a wood burning fireplace in your home is beneficial […]
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. […]