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.
Feeling tempted to throw that old wrapping paper in the fireplace to burn? Don't!
Turkeys can be fried in less than an hour, smoked over low heat for several hours or even cooked on a grill - offering mouthwatering flavor, crisp texture and time to spare for more family time this holiday.
To minimize the chance of burn injuries, the Hearth, Patio & Barbeque Association (HPBA) recommends the following steps for safe and enjoyable operation of a hearth product:
Creating a perfect fire starts with using seasoned firewood cut to the correct length. To start a safe fire, crumple paper on the grate within the fireplace and cover it with kindling or a manufactured firestarter.
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