He lives in a town where the average date of the season's first measurable snow is September 30, and where the average winter temperature is -7.9°F. So, it’s safe to say that Clint Severns, fireplace installer at The Woodway Inc. in Fairbanks, Alaska, knows a few things about staying warm all winter long.
Safety needs to be top-priority around fireplaces – here’s what you need to know.
It seems like a simple thing to stack up firewood for the winter. But, like so many household chores, a bit of knowledge and some smart advance planning can make a big difference in your results.
A gas fireplace is an investment in your home. Make sure you’re considering all the right details when it’s time to make a choice. When deciding which model to purchase, look closely at these top 5 features.
As spring draws to an end, we know the sweltering summer heat is upon us. While the change in weather means you won’t be using your fireplace as often, it doesn’t mean you should forget about it until fall. Now is the perfect time to schedule annual maintenance and cleaning, and an even better time to finally replace that old wood burning fireplace with an easy-to-install gas fireplace insert.
After the winter passes and you start to use your fireplace less often, the focus shifts from relaxing in front of the fire to decorating the mantel. As a result, we don’t always keep an eye on what’s happening inside the fireplace, and when it’s time for spring cleaning, we forget all about it while we give the rest of our appliances a thorough scrubbing. But just because your gas fireplace burns clean doesn’t mean it doesn’t need cleaning!