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Gas Fireplace Inspection Checklist

Since chilly winters are going on and Christmas is also just around the corner, you might be preparing for get-togethers and cold festive evenings. But hold on, have you gone through the gas fireplace inspection list?  Since it is quite smokey and cold outside, your gas fireplace may not even burn at the last moment!  Read more

Does a Gas Fireplace Need a Chimney?

A gas fireplace is one of the most modern solutions used for heating purposes. Apart from keeping the home warm, it is an amazing addition to your home’s aesthetics and value. Be it the usual family gathering near the fireplace or a cozy atmosphere to read out a book; a gas fireplace adds an instant Read more

How to Install a Gas Fireplace Insert – An Ultimate Guide

For homeowners who have grown weary of the effort and mess associated with a wood-burning fireplace, there is an alternative solution that offers heat and ambiance. Can you guess it?  Yes, we are talking about a gas fireplace insert which is, in reality, less messy and cost-effective than other heating options. By installing a modern, Read more

Do Gas Fireplaces Need to Be Cleaned – Things You Should Know

With summer coming to an end and cooler days in the forecast, many fireplace owners have started to think about the cool autumn nights that are just around the corner. Now is the time of the year when you have to ensure that your fireplace is ready to provide warmth in winter!  One of the Read more

How to Use a Wood Burning Stove – An All-In-One Guide to Follow

With modern chimneys and gas fireplaces becoming a new normal during home renovation, wood-burning stoves are still the old-school type that are commonly installed within the existing open fireplaces. Such wood-made stoves help to increase the efficiency of burning the wood – making your place cozier and warmer for winter.  Whether you keep it in Read more

All You Need to Know About Types of Gas Fireplaces in Maryland

Gas fireplaces are one of the most aesthetic corners of our homes offering warmth and glow of natural flames—without any mess of wood and left-over ashes. Gas fireplaces became popular in Pasadena, MD, somewhere in the 1950s but in recent years, their popularity has skyrocketed as they are a convenient option as compared to wood-burning Read more

How to Update a 1970s Stone Fireplace – An Ultimate Guide to Modern Fireplace

The magical aura of retro and bellbottoms, the rise of disco, the growing number of scented candles restaurants, and lava lamps in homes – yes, you guessed it right, all these signs indicate the era of the 1970s. The 1970s were the years of fantastic styles in everything, literally everything. From fashion to home, decor, Read more

What to Know When Considering a Backyard Fire Pit

For lighting up the nights and enjoying camaraderie while not in fireplace season, a backyard fire pit is worth considering. Outdoor living has finally caught on throughout the nation, and a simple fire pit may be all that is required to draw your family and friends to the great outdoors. The following are considerations for Read more

You Need a Chimney Cap Even if You Don’t Use the Fireplace

The chimney is an integral part of the home, and it will continue to require routine maintenance and repairs even if you don’t use the fireplace. Moisture, particularly from rain and snow, can cause extensive damage to not only the chimney but to the home as well. A chimney cap is an inexpensive protective cover Read more

Signs Your Chimney or Fireplace Needs Servicing

In a perfect world, your chimney needs to be cleaned and serviced once a year.  Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world.  In the here and now, most homeowners take an ‘if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it’ attitude toward their chimney and fireplace. Understandably, there are more important activities to attend to.   So, Read more