Category Archives: Fireplace

If You Have Children at Home, Follow These Chimney Safety Tips

Having a fireplace in the house can be quite an exciting experience for children, especially during the winter months. Having a log burning through the end-of-year holiday season while the family sits around it will make for great memories. Of course, there will also be concerns about keeping the children safe around a blazing fire. […]

3 Fireplace Remodeling Ideas You’ll Love

Fireplaces are a quintessential element in every home. They have been an integral part of interior decoration from early to modern times. Fireplaces add a hint of comfort, and beautify the interiors. Not only do fireplaces offer benefits such as bringing down electricity costs by keeping the house warm on a cold winter day, but […]

Fireplace Fashion Throughout the Ages

Fireplaces were introduced as essential features in living spaces to provide necessary warmth to make houses more comfortable. But as time went by, they became more stylish and elaborate, to the point of being built as decorative features within a room. Fireplace designs have evolved over the centuries; however, we can still see design influences […]

Which Fireplace Will Match My Décor?

Fireplaces are all the rage when it comes to interior and even exterior home decor. People have been using fireplaces since the 15th century, thereby forming an integral part of medieval houses and castles. You may be wondering why fireplaces are still so popular. Apart from adding depth and aesthetic to your space, they offer […]

3 Fire Safety Tips for Little Kids

Fireplaces are essential features of any living space. Not only do they provide comfort and warmth, but they also create the perfect ambiance to spend a night in with the family. But if you have small kids in the family, make sure that you take extra care to keep them safe around fires. In general, […]

The 3 Most Common Winter Chimney Problems

For people in Connecticut, chimneys don’t come into use until there’s a chill in the air—and when you do start using them, you use them all through the winter. Continuous use is bound to lead to problems, and many of these problems surface more commonly in the winters. Some of the most common problems people […]

Are You Facing These Pellet Stove Issues?

The fireplace in your Connecticut home makes winters cozy. There’s something so special about sitting in front of a fireplace with the family, or even on your own. Every pellet stove in a fireplace is distinct due to its unique construction, but they all operate in a similar way. Pellet stoves are likely to develop […]

Chimney Maintenance Tips and Hacks

Yes, you get your chimney repaired when something goes wrong, you have it cleaned regularly, and you get it inspected in winters—but is that enough? We’ve got some additional ideas for long-term chimney maintenance! Hack #1: Store Wood Outside the House Keep wood outside the house in a clean area that isn’t damp. Ensure that […]

Easy Ways Of Child-Proofing Your Fireplace

Protecting our children from every silly way they could get hurt is a full-time job! Not to say that kids try to find different ways to hurt themselves. But given their fearless, energetic nature, it’s no surprise that every parent is almost always busy dealing with boo-boos and ouches. With something like a fireplace, none […]