The crisp breeze, snow-covered trees and spirit of giving can only mean one thing: the holiday season is upon us. Lumbermen’s employees are proud to support our local charities during this season, and we invite you to do the same.
We are excited to share that ‘This Old House’ Magazine has named the Quadra-Fire Voyageur wood burning insert as one of the Top 100 Products of 2011. This magazine is one of the largest consumer shelter magazines in the country with a circulation of 966,525. View the Post online.
At Lumbermen’s, there is no such thing as grilling season. Outdoor cooking is a year-round event! And let me tell you, you haven’t had turkey until you’ve tried a smoked turkey.
There has been a good stretch of weather lately where we’ve been able to open the windows and turn off the air conditioner and furnace. Have you noticed any difference in your utility bills?
Take a look around the rooms in your home. If there is a fireplace in that room, it is most likely a focal point. Throughout the year, even when a fireplace is not lit to provide warmth in the house, it acts as a piece of furniture as well as a decoration. Its style should match your style.
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.
What amazing space would you create with $500? Lumbermen’s and Fireplace and Stone Center can help you create these amazing spaces at your home. Find us on Facebook and enter our Amazing Spaces sweepstakes – we’re giving away a $500 gift certificate!
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.