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Wood Stove Safety Tips

Woodstoves are often a more efficient way to heat your home than traditional fireplaces. Many wood stoves can even provide warmth for more than one room. Yet, more than 4,000 residential fires each year are started by woodstoves. To keep your wood stove operating safely, consider these tips: Check with your local fire department about […]

4 Ways to Spruce Up Your Fireplace Mantel

The holidays are coming which means it’s time to transform your fireplace mantel into a beautiful focal point. Here are some tips that you can use year-round to create gorgeous displays that complement your style and show off your passions. Hang Up a Mirror Hanging a mirror over your mantel offers an elegant touch and […]

How to Use your Fireplace During Summer

Are you looking for ways to make your fireplace usable and to have it serve as a focal point even during summer? Here are some tips on how to continue to use your fireplace even during the warmer summer months. Burn Candles Switch out fire logs for traditional candles to keep out the heat. You […]

5 Ways to Refresh Your Fireplace Mantel

Just because the holidays are over, that doesn’t mean you can’t make your fireplace mantel a beautiful focal point. Here are some tips that you can use year-round to create gorgeous displays that complement your style and show off your passions.   Hang Up a Mirror Hanging a mirror over your mantel offers an elegant […]

Outdoor Fireplace Benefits

A backyard patio or deck is a great place for an outdoor fireplace or fire table! If you are thinking of having a wood burning or gas fireplace added to your California home, here are some of the top benefits of an outdoor fireplace.   Added ambiance- Sitting by the fire and cozying up with […]

Preparing your Fireplace for Spring Season

Before planning to spend warm days outdoors, it is important for homeowners to prepare their fireplaces for the season change. The Energy House can recommend the proper fireplace maintenance to welcome the Spring Season, which will save you time and money, as well as help keep your family safe. The type of fireplace you own, […]

Benefits Of A Recessed Electric Fireplace

Are you looking for a way to add modernity and appeal to your home? Maybe you should consider the advantages of a modern electric recessed fireplace. This take on home-warming is a visually appealing and maintenance-free addition to your home.   New Technology Modern electric fireplaces are a great way to warm up the home. […]

How to Clean the Glass on Your Gas Fireplace

Did you know you that you should clean the glass of your gas fireplace at least twice a year? You will have an optimal performing gas fireplace by routinely cleaning the glass doors or window. This will ensure that your fireplace lasts for many years. You may notice a white-grey buildup or a film on […]

Tips for Wood Stove Safety

Wood stoves are often a more efficient way to heat your home than traditional fireplaces. Many wood stoves can even provide warmth for more than one room. Yet, more than 4,000 residential fires each year are started by wood stoves. To keep your wood stove operating safely, consider these tips: Check with your local fire […]

Wood Ash Use and Benefits

Do you have a wood burning fireplace but don’t know what to do with the messy ash? Don’t throw it away!  Wood ash has many practical uses around the home and even in the garden/yard. Here are some benefits of using wood ash outside of the fireplace. HOUSEHOLD CLEANER AND SILVER POLISH White wood ash […]