Never Clean Your Gutters: Pros & Cons of Gutter Guards

Gutter guards can make never having to clean your gutters a reality. They are a major part of keeping your gutters working perfectly....

Gutter Repair

Signs Your Gutters Are Not Working Properly

It’s that time of the year. Spring rains have fallen, trees are budding and flowers are blooming. All of these are adding stress to your...

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How to Store Wood for a Long Lasting Fire

Charlie's Secrets for Having an Easy to Light and Lively Wood Fire.

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Turn On Your Fireplace With The Push of a Button

Today’s 21st-century fireplace puts a premium on convenience with all your settings accessible at the push of a button. Many of our...

Produce Efficient Heat

How To Get Your Fireplace To Produce More Heat

There are two ways that we can feel the heat coming off our efficient fireplaces: The first is radiant (infrared) heat that flows through...

Alternate Heat Source

Your Fireplace as an Alternate Heat & Light Source

The world is getting more and more complicated and can seem more vulnerable to energy disruption. Ice storms and power outages creating...

Fireplace Fresh Look

Improve the Look of Your Living Room

Improving the interior design of a living room may include having a new fireplace look. With modern technology, the fireplace can take on...

fire safety tips

Fire Safety Tips

With cooler weather arriving many of us will be using our fireplaces, woodstoves, and space heaters more in the coming days. Be sure that...

Environmental Impact

How Modern Fireplaces Limit Environmental Impact

Wasting energy is becoming less and less acceptable. Over the last decades, there’s been a growing awareness of how our present energy use...

Create Effective Warmth

How to create warmth from your fireplace

Efficient heat distribution and balance creates an even feeling of ‘warmth’. Without this, a battle between ‘too hot, too cold’...

How To Make a Chilly Room Cozy

How to Make Your Room Cozy

On chilly, dreary weekends or cold, rainy nights, having a “cozy” room to escape to is very relaxing and easy on the energy budget....

How to Renew Comfort In Your Home

How to Renew Comfort in Your Home

We rarely need the whole house warm. We have favorite common areas of our house that we want comfortable. Turning the fireplace area into...