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Fireplace Cleaning and Why It’s Necessary

It goes without saying how wonderful a fireplace can be in your home. Not only can it bring a cozy, modern aesthetic to your living space, it also can make for a peaceful bonding experience with loved ones as you cuddle up in cold Washington winter months.  With how much a well-constructed fireplace can bring […]

How to Choose the Right Fireplace for Your Home

Adding a fireplace insert to your home is a great way to add resale value, as well as increase the coziness factor during colder months. Grab a cup of hot cocoa and cuddle up with someone special by the flickering flames, or keep warm while saving on your heating bill. Whatever the reason or the […]
Enhance Your Home With a Heat & Glo Gas Fireplace

Enhance Your Home With a Heat & Glo Gas Fireplace

A versatile and stylish fireplace is the best addition to any home. The best fireplace will be useful throughout all the seasons, offering warmth and comfort for all of life’s best moments. If you’re shopping for a new fireplace, Heat & Glo gas fireplaces are one of the finest options. Here’s why you should consider […]
Maximize Your Space with a Corner Gas Fireplace

Maximize Your Space with a Corner Gas Fireplace

A small living space doesn’t mean there isn’t room for a touch of class and comfort. A corner gas fireplace is a versatile type of fireplace that can fit into any room, no matter how cozy. Traditional fireplaces can take up a lot of space so if you’re seeking the look and feel of a […]
Enjoying the Warmth of a Gas Fireplace Insert When It’s Cold Outside

Enjoying the Warmth of a Gas Fireplace Insert When It’s Cold Outside

During the cold days and the even colder winter nights, it’s nice to be able to curl up and enjoy the warmth of an indoor gas fireplace insert. Even if you don’t have the fireplace running, it still provides a subtle, warm, rustic feel to any room. What is an Indoor Gas Fireplace Insert? A […]
Wood-Burning Insert vs Fireplace: Which is Right for Your Home

Wood-Burning Insert vs Fireplace: Which is Right for Your Home

If you are like most people, you want your home to be a warm, inviting place where you can entertain guests and loved ones. A fireplace can be a fantastic way to achieve this kind of environment, especially during the long, cold winter months. Fireplaces have a way of exuding a cozy feeling that is […]
Why You’ll Love Having an Indoor Fireplace

Why You’ll Love Having an Indoor Fireplace

It's pretty much unanimous. Anyone who walks into a room where a fireplace is burning instantly feels welcome, cozy, and relaxed. There is just something special about the emanating heat, subtle glow, and dance of the flames that everyone inevitably enjoys. Fire and flames are so beloved that they grace many a poet's words and […]
Enjoy Relaxing Summertime Fires with Fireplaces in Tacoma, WA

Enjoy Relaxing Summertime Fires with Fireplaces in Tacoma, WA

In general, Tacoma, WA does not see extremes in weather patterns in temperature. Mostly warm, and a little chilly in the winter, it is an ideal place for enjoying a fireplace all year long. When it is in the low 50s on a summer evening, there is nothing better than sitting in front of a […]
Fireplace Maintenance: What You Need To Know

Fireplace Maintenance: What You Need To Know

When it comes to keeping your fireplace in working order, fireplace maintenance and cleaning are essential. When a fireplace is regularly maintained, it can be used all year round. Nothing is worse than waking up on a cold morning to find that your fireplace is not in working order. Gas, electric, or wood; it doesn’t […]
End of Winter Fireplace Cleaning Tips

End of Winter Fireplace Cleaning Tips

One of the best reasons to buy a gas fireplace is that it isn’t dirty like a wood-burning fireplace. You don’t have to worry about smoke, soot, wood chips, or any other pollutant. So it comes as a surprise to many that gas fireplaces actually require cleaning on a regular basis. While it is true […]
Why You Should Enhance Your Home With A Beautiful Fireplace

Why You Should Enhance Your Home With A Beautiful Fireplace

Just picture it. The wind is howling outside and the snow is swirling at your door, but you are curled up in front of a cozy fire, warming your toes. A fireplace is a great addition to any home for so many reasons. If you are in Tacoma and thinking about installing or enhancing your […]
What Kind of Fireplace Insert is Best for You?

What Kind of Fireplace Insert is Best for You?

When it comes to heating your home, there are many different options. Trying to figure out what works best for you and your home can be tricky. Maybe you have an older fireplace that is hard to use or your heating bill is through the roof. If that is the case, getting a fireplace insert […]
DIY Fireplace Cleaning

DIY Fireplace Cleaning

The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) recommends that fireplaces, chimneys, and vents should be inspected and cleaned at least yearly for optimum safety and efficiency. So if you’re not sure when your chimney was last swept, it’s probably been too long. Cleaning your fireplace might seem a little overwhelming--a chore best handled by professionals--but […]
Fireplace vs. Fireplace Insert: Which is Right for Your Home?

Fireplace vs. Fireplace Insert: Which is Right for Your Home?

Although they are the same in purpose—to heat your home—there are a few differences between fireplaces and fireplace inserts. Both options have benefits and disadvantages, making it important to consider your situation prior to deciding which is best for your home. Here are some pros and cons of each to make your decision a little […]
7 Ways to Design Your Fireplace Mantle

7 Ways to Design Your Fireplace Mantle

Everybody loves a beautiful fireplace, and it usually becomes the focal point of the home. Here are a few tips on how to decorate it. Add Lighting Adding small sophisticated lamps or some elegant candlesticks to your mantelpiece can give it an air of finesse.  Depending on the look you are after, you can find […]
4 Benefits Of A Cozy Home Stove

4 Benefits Of A Cozy Home Stove

Our 21st-century world is full of modern conveniences and technology, and that even extends to the stoves and fireplaces in our homes. Fireplaces are functional and beautiful, but they lack the cozy charm that can only be provided with a real wood-burning stove. A warm, flickering wood fire creates an ambiance that can’t be simulated […]
4 Tips for Indoor Fireplace Safety

4 Tips for Indoor Fireplace Safety

There’s nothing like the feeling of sitting next to a warm fireplace, especially when the weather starts to get cold. With fall and winter rolling in, people are starting to light up those fireplaces. Before you start enjoying the crackling heat and dancing lights of the fire, here are some tips for indoor fireplace safety: […]
Getting Your Fireplace Ready for Fall Weather

Getting Your Fireplace Ready for Fall Weather

The warm summer months will soon be behind us and it will be time to pull the fireplace from its extended vacation. However, before you even think of building the first fire of the year, there are several precautionary checks you need to do to ensure your family and your home are safe. Here are […]
Adding the Perfect Details to Your Deck

Adding the Perfect Details to Your Deck

A deck is a perfect addition to any house, whether you live in a small, suburban home or a house in the mountains or the lake. You can create an outdoor living space that suits your lifestyle and can be shared with family and friends, by following some simple suggestions. Here are some ideas to […]
The Top Five Must Own Fireplace Accessories

The Top Five Must Own Fireplace Accessories

This is the time of year when winter winds and snow blow through and can keep your home feeling chilly no matter how high you crank the heat. Grabbing a warm drink and getting a cozy fire going in your fireplace can be the perfect solution to those freezing nights. You likely already know that […]