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Tips for Maintaining Your Outdoor Fireplace

An outdoor fireplace is a great way to extend your entertaining space and enjoy your backyard year round. Regardless of the material, an outdoor fireplace will give your yard a touch of beauty and ambiance. But if you plan on enjoying the fireplace for years to come, you’ll need to keep it clean and maintained. […]

3 Benefits of Installing a Fireplace Insert

Homes with traditional fireplaces often need a lot of maintenance and repairs, which are not always easy or affordable. Fireplace inserts however can be custom designed to fit into your existing masonry and offer an extensive list of benefits for you and your family. Here are some of the things you should know: Heating your […]

Advantages of Gas Fireplaces

A clean-burning gas fireplace from Energy House helps you set the mood. The dancing, flickering flight blends illumination with shadow and creates a lovely, ever-changing background that brings forth a sense of safety and warmth. That’s one of the great advantages of gas fireplaces – safety. There’s no spark, no smoke, and no soot – […]

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 or Gas Insert Fireplaces can Prevent an Expensive Fireplace Remodeling

If there are problems with your fireplace in any way, letting those issues go unresolved for too long can become a potential fire hazard. This is not to mention the fact that un serviced traditional fireplaces typically are a major source of energy loss. If you are considering a fireplace renovation, there are serious reasons […]

Best Time For Purchasing A Gas Fireplace

Days are getting longer and nights are finally warmer. Spring is one of the best times to have a gas fireplace installed – before cold weather arrives and fireplace installers get busy. Whether you’re building your dream home or want to make your current home a little cozier, consider a gas fireplace. Create opportunities of gathering […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Gas Fireplaces Are Energy Efficient

It’s getting to be that time of year when people think about curling up on the sofa in front of the fireplace – a clean-burning gas fireplace from The Energy House. Gas fireplaces are safe. They’re efficient. They add the beauty of a fire’s flickering light to the house while warming the room. Thinking about […]

Fireplaces Add Elegance & Style To Any Home

The very mention of a fireplace brings to mind images of European castles and roaring flames in a huge main hall. Central heat has come a long way since then. As have fireplaces. Not that there’s any less allure to that open blaze in a rustic lodge or a stately family room. But there are […]