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3 Tips For Picking the Perfect Holiday Hearth

There may not be snow on the ground, but the holiday season is upon us in force. Before you decide on a new fireplace, read these tips from the Energy House to ensure you get the perfect cozy gift for your family. After all, what’s the winter season without a cozy fireplace and loved ones […]

Smarter Fireplaces Make Smarter Homes

The history of the hearth dates back to long before The Energy House or any other manufacturer of residential gas burning fireplaces. Fast forward to 2016 and the purpose of the fireplace has transformed from survival, to a dream home. The fireplace may not be a new invention, but some innovative changes in 2016 will […]

How to Properly Season Your Wood this Fall

If you own a wood-burning fireplace, then it’s likely that you’ve started stockpiling firewood for the upcoming cold seasons. However, not many wood-burning fireplace owners know the importance of properly seasoning their wood. Properly seasoning your firewood is an important part of fireplace maintenance. Not only can improperly seasoned wood potentially damage your wood-burning fireplace, […]

Gas Fireplace Safety Tips | Energy House

Gas fireplaces are a great addition to any home! Not only do they bring comfort and warmth at the press of a button, but they also save you money on your heating bill as well. While gas fireplaces lack an open flame, there are still some important safety precautions you should take when operating them. […]

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Choosing a Fireplace

Installing a fireplace in your home is a great way to heat your home and save money on heating costs. If properly maintained, a quality fireplace will serve you a lifetime, so you should make sure that the one you choose will best fit your home and lifestyle. Here are five important questions you should […]

Complete Your Dream Outdoor Space With an Outdoor Fireplace

Summer is in full swing and that means spending outside with friends and family. However, an outdoor living space isn’t exactly complete without an outdoor fireplace as the centerpiece. Here are some ways an outdoor fire element can bring new life and function to your outdoor space. Stay warm after the sun is down Summer […]

How to Repurpose Your Wood Fireplace for the Summer

  With summer fast approaching, there will be little need to utilize your fireplace. However, the fireplace is still a part of your home that attracts attention even when there is no fire inside. So what should you do with your fireplace when it’s too warm for log-burning? Well the fireplace can be proposed in […]

Electric vs. Gas Fireplaces

Electric and gas fireplaces are a great alternative for those who don’t have a chimney or are seeking an alternative to a wood-burning fireplace. Fireplaces bring ambiance and warmth to a room and value to your home. Here some differences between electric and gas fireplaces that you should consider when making the decision: Flames Gas […]

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.