People enjoy spaces with fireplaces more than those without and new fireplace innovations make it easier in this era of changing home design.
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.
Pronounced CLEAR·ē·on The CLEARion™ See Thru Electric Fireplace is the first ever truly see through electric fireplace. A CLEARion™ Electric Fireplace can be plugged in or hardwired directly into your electrical system creating a relaxing environment in two rooms. This unique fireplace can heat separate rooms at different rates, increasing the [...]
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 the [...]
Fall is a good time to take care of big home repair projects before shorter days (and in many areas, ice and snow) make outdoor work too difficult. And if you do live in an area with cold winters, take some time this fall to boost energy efficiency throughout your home, and prevent damage [...]
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.
Our guest blogger Charmean understands that just because the holidays are over, doesn't mean you can't make your mantel a beautiful focal point. Use these tips all year round to create gorgeous displays that suit your lifestyle and express your passions. Refresh your fireplace mantel in ten easy steps and return focus to the anchor [...]
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.
If you asked the average person how to start a wood fire, they would most likely say just throw the logs in with a match, and the deed is done. However, how to properly start a fire in a wood burning stove or insert is an exacting science.
Moving hot air around your house is easy, read this article about moving hot air and find out how you can heat your home with just your fireplace.
It is common to use your wood stove to boil water for the tea but what about meat? Read our latest blog post to learn how.
There is no point in arguing which type of fireplace has the most gorgeous flames. Wood burning fireplaces are, and will always be the most elegant and the least expensive fireplaces on the market. Regardless of what people think about a wood fireplace, the most important thing is to take care of it. Your fireplace [...]
Will you be ready if an unpredictable power outage occurs? Gas fireplaces are equipped with Millivolts Ignition system. Click here to learn more about it.