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  • luxury fireplace
    Tending To Your Fireplace

    There’s nothing better than snuggling up to a crackling fire in one’s fireplace on a chilly day or a cold winter’s night. A fire excites several senses – the warmth of the flame; the rhythm created by...

    • Posted June 8, 2015
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  • painting your brickface fireplace, Vent-free
    Vent-free Fireplaces

    Do you have a room in which an energy- and cost efficient fireplace would be a nice addition? We’ve told you before about electric fireplaces. They add warmth and elegance to any room without need for a...

    • Posted December 28, 2014
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  • Christmas Snowman
    Show Notes: Are You Ready for Christmas?

    The final countdown has begun… 5 days until Christmas, will you be ready? James and Morris are working feverishly to finish all the items on their “To-Do” list. We called in our experts to give us a...

    • Posted December 20, 2014
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  • chimney cleaning
    Maintain Your Fireplace

    With Santa soon to make his way down chimneys all across America it’s a great time to maintain your fireplace and chimney to make sure that they are clean and safe. Creosote, a highly flammable residue, which...

    • Posted December 20, 2014
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  • firewood - terms and where to stack, arbor day
    Firewood Tips

    Here’s a few firewood tips you should know before burning wood. Freshly cut wood contains about 50-percent moisture. It will bubble and hiss and form steam that forces messy resins out the ends. But it won’t burn....

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • fire place smoke
    Zero-Clearance Fireplaces

    You say you don’t have a fireplace, and can’t afford to build one.  Well cheer up, cause adding a factory built pre-fab fireplace just may be the answer.  They’re called zero-clearance units.  Because they’re heavily insulated and...

    • Posted November 28, 2014
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  • Fresh Air Fireplace

    President Franklin Delano Roosevelt began his famous “fireside chats” in 1933. The message warmed our hearts and America breathed a sigh of relief. Today, the new fresh air fireplace by Heatilator does much the same! First and...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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  • Fireplace Remedies

    Christmas Eve is a special time for family and friends to gather in the glow of a crackling fire. But things don’t always go as planned and fireplaces don’t always work properly. If yours is smoking and...

    • Posted November 3, 2014
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  • fire place smoke
    Fireplace Do’s and Don’ts

    The fireplace isn’t an incinerator. Burning wrapping paper, cardboard boxes, Styrofoam or any kind of trash in a fireplace is dangerous. They give off toxic fumes and deadly carbon monoxide that often doesn’t make it up the...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • Fireplace Hazards

    It’s the time of year when a fireplace or woodstove take on a special kind of importance. Hazards lurk in the hearths and flues of all burning devices — and special care should be taken before attempting...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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