You have to love Labor Day, a day that honors the American worker. For many, it is a day off that we all deserve. Many of us celebrate this unofficial end of summer with cookouts, weekend trips, fun events or just plain relaxation in an outdoor oasis!
It’s been so hot and humid lately that it’s hardly comfortable to even think about lighting a fire in a fire pit outside or striking up a hot grill. Well, if we jump ahead three months, we’ll be preparing for the season’s first snowfall and wishing for these warm summer days.
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Are you considering updating the face of your home? There are many choices, including stone, brick and stucco, just to name a few. We can help provide you with many options for your home.
You know that we love to be outdoors! We think you should be able to do anything in your outdoor great room that you can indoors – especially cook! It seems like everything tastes better when it’s cooked over an open flame. Here's a great recipe for BBQ Chicken Tacos.
As summer approaches, the days are getting hotter and our air conditioners will continue to work harder. The harder they work the higher our energy bills climb, thus increasing your home’s carbon footprint. Solution: Build shade around your home to keep you comfortable while conserving energy.
In 2011, we’re seeing people embracing the outdoors by creating additional living space in their yards.
Many people love gas fireplaces because of the convenient on/off switch and steady fuel supply. They’re easy to use and less work than their wood-burning counterparts. No messy logs, smoke or ashes coming into your home. But did you know your gas fireplace could be costing you money throughout the summer months when you’re not using it?
The most realistic masonry-style fireplace on the market today, the Birmingham by Heatilator is a wood-burner that can also be fitted with gas logs.
Innovation and stunning design are what you can expect from Heat & Glo Fireplaces!
Coming into this burn season here is a good video for those of you who can not remember how to relight your pilot light on your fireplace.
Christmas time is coming and here is a great recipe to make Grilled Chestnuts on your grill.
All hearth products, not just fireplaces, need to be maintained and operated properly in order to function safely and perform at their best.
Chimney upkeep is complicated by the fact that many problems (cracks, faults, and structural damage) are not visible from the outside.