Fireplace and Stove Repair and Service

Hearth and Stove Repair

Fireplaces, hearths, and heat producing stoves are an important part of many homes. When well maintained, these house-wares can provide heat, aesthetic beauty, enjoyment, and even increased home value. When they are not maintained, they will cease to provide these things, and in addition, can create some real safety concerns.


Introduction to Home & Hearth

Hearth And Home Decorating Ideas

Hearth and home accessories make your living space a great place to relax and enjoy time with family and friends. Whether you install an outdoor kitchen or a gas fireplace, your home will have that hearth and home family atmosphere. When you choose to install a gas fireplace in your home, you can save money on your utility bills. While a central heating system heats your entire home including the rooms you don't use, a gas fireplace can be installed in any room of your home.


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Getting the Right Fireplace Accessories and Supplies

Owning a fireplace means having the right fireplace accessories and supplies on hand to enjoy the fireplace properly. Homeowners can sometimes take for granted how important it is to have the proper accessories to safely use a fireplace. Without the right equipment on hand, you may experience damage or even personal injury as a result of fireplace related issues.


Why a pellet stove is right for you

Evolution of Pellet Stoves

Heating systems have been around for thousands of years. Systems in Ancient Rome used hot water underground to keep their homes warm. Since then the heating industry has continuously progressed. In the early 20th Century wood stoves were most often used to keep homes warm, but since then central heating systems have been using gas or electricity to keep residences warm. In a strange twist, the past decade has seen a reemergence of wood heating apparatuses. Though not the same as wood stoves of antiquity, pellet stoves work on a very similar principle to keep warm air flowing through a building.


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Choosing a Successful Fireplace Design

Fireplace design is a very important component in the overall design of a home. Depending on the designer’s intentions, a fireplace can become a focal point that skillfully draws attention through each of the design elements in a room, or it can be a subtle background compliment to a skillful design. If the fireplace design is out of balance with the rest of the room, it can detract from the effect, drawing too much or not enough attention. Careful consideration of the design should be made in the beginning to ensure a design that is satisfying and effective for many years.


Basic watergarden introduction

Water Garden Accessories

The right water garden accessories can turn a water feature from dull to delightful.

While choosing a style of water garden that fits into the overall landscaping plan of a space is important, choosing the right water garden accessories is vital to creating a project that looks natural and blends in well with its surroundings.  Ideally, a water garden should look like it belongs in its location and has perhaps always been there.