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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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. [...]
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.