There are countless ways to boost the value of your home, from refurbishing the roof to adding an outdoor pavilion in the backyard. One of the best ways to increase the value of a home is adding a fireplace.
Fireplaces are a great way to add ambiance to various rooms in a home, electric fireplaces don't require extensive construction, costs, and space.
As a home designer, I find it’s both desirable and valuable to create spaces that feel like a vacation right in our own backyards—literally.
While the previous post in this series detailed the superior functionality of the Visbeen’s live-work space, the following highlights some of the customized features that make it truly unique to them.
Trends come and go, though, some concepts will never die. Today, I’ll share five hot trends I’m seeing in home design and how I’ve incorporated them into my own projects.
In this two-part series, get a behind-the-scenes look at the home / office of award-winning architect Wayne Visbeen.
Introducing the Napoleon Riverside™ 36 Clean Face Outdoor Gas Fireplace – No Venting Or Chimney Needed, enjoy the freedom of installation and outdoor comfort of a gas fireplace.
It’s never been easier to heat your home with a fireplace thanks to Napoleon’s innovative Dynamic Heat Control™ System. This system allows homeowners to design and build their space, completely integrating a fireplace into the décor with true zero clearance to combustible materials. The Dynamic Heat Control™ System manages heat produced by [...]
Extend out outdoor living space, and the amount of time you can spend outside by adding the luxury and comfort of Napoleon's all new Riverside™ 42 (GSS42CF) Clean Face Outdoor Gas Fireplace.
Any room that has a fireplace in it will instantly be warmer, cozier, and more beautiful. That fireplace can and should become a focal point of that space, whether it is a living room, bedroom, kitchen, or entrance. It’s easy to allow things to get boring there, however. By following these tips, you can [...]
Whether it’s spring cleaning, or you’re hunkering down for winter, one thing you should remember to do at least twice per year is to clean the glass on your Direct Vent Gas Fireplace. Read on to learn how.
Welcome to your new home. You’re very excited, and understandably so. It has all of the things you have always wanted, including a gas fireplace. But what do you do if you’ve never owned a gas fireplace before? This article is all about what first time fireplace owners need to know.
It was an ice storm of epic proportions. Trees looked like glass sculptures. Every surface was gilded in icicles. Cars were entombed in a layer of ice that seemed impenetrable. The city was in darkness. It was eerie driving through an unlit town with no one out in the streets. My husband and I arrived [...]
The life of a chimney sweep wasn’t always chim-chim cheery. Chimney sweeps of old have been romanticized with big dance numbers and catchy tunes. Have a look into the history and legends of chimney sweeps to see what the soot is about.