Looking to update your living space? Start by upgrading the centre of your home: the fireplace! 2018 has seen a shift in interior home trends towards high-contrast palettes, the integration of natural elements, and an increased use of bold patterns. The fireplace serves as a focal point in any living space and is instrumental in […]
Fireplace mantels are a great addition to your home décor. They allow you to flaunt your personal taste and style, and no matter the time of year, you can adapt your fireplace mantel to fit themes and room renovations.
There are thousands of fireplace décor ideas to choose from, so here are a few to get […]
We’ve been stuck indoors for so long in this frigid weather that we forget about the outside chores that should be on our spring cleaning list. That includes getting the outdoor fireplace or pit ready for all the fun activities you’ve scheduled.
Get it Cleaned
Fire pits are the same as fireplaces, meaning they also need a […]
Fireplaces are as comforting as warm apple pie and a new pair of socks. In the winter, they can supplement—or even replace—central heating, and in summer, they act as beautiful centrepieces in our living rooms. No matter how often you use your fireplace, it should always be properly cleaned and maintained to ensure its longevity.
Once you’ve chosen the type of heat (wood, gas, or electric) you want from your fireplace, it’s all about picking the design that suits your home’s décor and personality. You may want it to be the focal point of the room and a conversation piece, or to blend in with the room’s accents.
We’ve listed some […]
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 […]