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Be the Perfect Host with Personalized Dining Room Ambiance
The History of BBQ
All About Gas Fireplace Inserts: Buying Advice
Add Ambiance and Create Amazing Entryways and Walkways
BBQ: From Newbie to Pitmaster in No Time
How to Stack Cordwood
The Best Electric Fireplace Decor Ideas for 2023
Create a Haven with a Hygge Office Space
Electric fireplace: How to?
Hot Beverage Recipes to Enjoy by the Fireplace
Buying Advice for Gas Fireplaces Part 2
Cozy at Home: A Guide to Hygge Lighting and Paint Colors
How do I get rid of rust on my wood stove?
Electric Fireplace : How they Work
Buying advice for gas fireplaces, gas inserts & gas logs
Electric Fireplaces: Accessories
How To Create a Hygge Style Decor in Your Living Room?
How to build & install a fireplace mantel
Heartwarming Hygge Recipes For the Cold Season
General advice: electric fireplaces
How fireplaces work ?
What’s best … a fireplace, stove or insert?
Electric Fireplace: General Installation
Decorating Your Mantel – The Complete 2022 Guide
Are electric fireplaces energy efficient?
Which hearth product is right for me?
The Best Outdoor Projects of 2022
Get inspired by the best outdoor DIY projects of 2022! These top DIY bloggers give you step-by-step instructions to guide you through your project.
Everything you ever wanted to know about charcoal BBQing but were afraid to ask… Part #2
8 Signs That a Chimney Repair Is Needed
World Cuisine: How to Explore New Recipes This Summer
6 Tips on Creating a Hygge Outdoor Space for Homeowners
Everything you ever wanted to know about charcoal BBQing but were afraid to ask… Part #1
Summer Fireplace Decor Ideas to Prepare for a New Season
How To Prepare My Fireplace For The Off-Season
Top 8 Summer Products
Top 8 Summer Products! We’re excited about these eight products. After reading about them and seeing them in action, we have a hunch you will be too!
What is The Smart Way To Buy My Fireplace or Stove & Why?
The Perfect Way to Grill Low N’ Slow
Have you heard of low n' slow grilling? Do you enjoy grilling meat that is perfectly tender and literally dripping with flavour? Are you drooling yet? Then this read is for you!
How to Develop the Hygge Attitude in 5 Steps
If you are looking for ways to bring more coziness to your lifestyle, the hygge mindset can help. Here is how you can develop the hygge attitude
8 Trendy Products for Your Fireplace in 2022
If you are looking for ways to upgrade your fireplace, this guide can help. Here are trendy products to enhance your fireplace in 2022.
How to BBQ for Your Vegan or Vegetarian Friends
Vegan grilling! Tips on how to cook vegan dishes on the grill for your friends and family, while keeping it delicious and simple.
How To Break-In Your New Stove or Fireplace?
Your new fireplace is installed and you can't wait to feel it's heat, but wait! Is there a procedure to follow before enjoying your new wood burning or gas stove? Yes! Read here how to break-in your brand new stove!
10 Hygge Moments to Create This Winter
With winter quickly approaching, creating hygge moments will ensure you enjoy the season. Read about several hygge moments to create this winter!
Cooking on Your Wood Stove
To get the best out of your wood burning stove, you need to use the right techniques. Here's how to cook on a wood stove.
What is Hygge? All About This Cozy Lifestyle
If you love living a cozy lifestyle, then you need to know about Hygge. This is everything you need to know about this Scandinavian way of life.
Can an Electric Fireplace Damage a TV?
Will heat from the fireplace damage your TV? Do manufacturers approve such installations? Read this article for the answers!
The Bacon of the Sea – Low n Slow Smoked Salmon
Learn how to smoke salmon with the Low and Slow method for amazing taste and texture. Learn from our experts and taste the difference!
What Fireplace Tools Do I Need?
Heat from a wood burning fireplace is so comforting and brings cozyness to a home. To make this heating method a little easier, here is some tool advice for you.
Can The Glass on My Fireplace Break?
Breaking your fireplace glass is something we definitely want to avoid. But why does a stove or fireplace glass break? You can read here why it may happen and how to keep it from happening!
Are Fireplaces Safe?
Are you scared to cause a house fire if you operate your fireplace? Do not fear your gas or wood stove anymore! Here is the information you need to be confident using your fireplace.
What is a Fireplace Blower?
How essential is a blower on my fireplace or stove? Does it provide more heat? Are they noisy? These are common questions. For the answer to these and others, keep reading!
How Fireplace Inserts Work
This article will give you a better understanding of how an insert functions and the benefits of installing one in your home.
What Are The Key Points To Installing A Fireplace?
Come and see what there is to consider when you plan on installing your fireplace yourself and what steps to take to complete your project.
How to Paint a Fireplace to Bring It Up-To-Date
Painting a fireplace is a way to bring it up-to-date while respecting your budget. See how to do it based on different types of fireplaces.
Tips For Maintaining Outdoor Fire Features
With colder weather, comes a few more items on your “to do” list. But no worries! Here are our tips for your outdoor fire features maintenance before winter.
What is the best way to cook ribs?
At We Love Fire, we prefer the low n slow method on charcoal. How do we do it? First and foremost, we like the St. Louis cut. That cut is the meatier one. St. Louis ribs are flatter than the baby back ribs, so easier to set up for the smoking part on the grill...
How to Prepare Your House for Winter
Get your home ready for winter before the cold temperatures arrive with this helpful checklist.
Our Top 8 Products
The WE LOVE FIRE dealer network has put together this summary of our top eight products picks. Understand that these are not our top eight most popular items or our best sellers, but eight of the most interesting and innovative products available from your WE LOVE FIRE dealer. All these products are designed to make your life more pleasant, a bit easier and definitely more enjoyable.
Summer’s Best Marinades and BBQ Sauces
Get inspired by this summer’s best marinades and BBQ sauces for every diet!
What Fuel Do I Burn?
When it come to heat, everybody has their preference in terms of fuel. But other factors are to be considered before making the final decision. This article will help you by giving you some questions to ask yourself.
The Ultimate Low n Slow Turkey
Cooking a turkey is famous but can seem difficult. Not to mention that cooking or smoking a juicy turkey can look almost impossible! Here are the ultimate tips to have a tasty juicy turkey with the Low n Slow method!
Why Burn Wood Pellets?
Want to know why using wood pellets is a good thing? Why is it a choice you really should consider? This article will help you understand more about wood pellets and see if it's the right fit for you!
What Size Fireplace Do I Need?
Selecting the good fireplace for your home can be very confusing. This article will take a practical look at several criteria that should be considered before making a final decision on the size and type of fireplace to use.
How Gas Fireplaces Work
You might be considering a gas fireplace for your home but wonder if it's complicated to operate or if it's expensive? Let's answer to these questions and see how exactly works a gas fireplace!
How to Cook the Perfect Tomahawk Steak
Learn how to cook the perfect tomahawk steak step by step with tips from We Love Fire’s pitmasters!
Are Electric Fireplaces Expensive to Run?
Are electric fireplaces expensive to operate? How much heat can I expect? Are they complicated to use? These are just a few of the questions we’ll answer in this article.
Which Fireplace Should I Choose?
Are electric fireplaces expensive to operate? How much heat can I expect? Are they complicated to use? These are just a few of the questions we’ll answer in this article.
Professional Certifications in the Hearth Industry
For a safe home, it's very important to deal with a professional when it comes to fire and heating your home. Let us help you figure out the professional certifications out there for hearth industry.
Have Fun Cooking on Your Outdoor Fireplace
Convert your outdoor fireplace into a cooking haven with the following techniques and recipes.
The pinnacle of BBQ — Ribs Part 2
You want to master the art of BBQ ribs? How is it that ribs taste much better when cooked Low n Slow? Read how to cook ribs like a pro on the BBQ, Low n Slow!
The pinnacle of BBQ — Ribs Part 1
You want to master the art of BBQ ribs? How is it that ribs taste much better when cooked Low n Slow? Read how to cook ribs like a pro on the BBQ, Low n Slow!
The 2023 Federal 30% Tax credit on Wood & Pellet Stoves
Save over $1000 with the 2021 Federal 25D pellet and wood stove tax credit. Here is the Ultimate Guide!
Are Fireplace Inserts Worth It?
You have a nice old fireplace but you'd like to know how you can use it to heat the room more efficiently! How you can best utilize an old chimney? See your options here!
Can Old Chimneys Be Repaired?
What can I do with my old fireplace? Can I save my chimney repairing it? Here is some help answering these questions!
How to Host the Best Social Distancing Summer BBQ Ever!
Looking forward to BBQ season? Not sure how to get the most out of hosting BBQs while social distancing laws are in effect? Here are a few suggestions to make this summer the best summer, from the yard to the grill to the food.
Why Fireplace Doors?
Should I add doors to my fireplace? What difference does it make? Read what you should consider here!
How Does My Chimney Work?
Maybe you already know that a chimney plays a big role in the efficiency and safety of a wood or gas fireplace but you wonder how exactly! Let us explain!
The Case for Mounting a TV Over the Fireplace
Newer mounts refute the traditional reasons to avoid placing the television over the mantel. Sometimes, the space above the fireplace is the only spot in the room where a TV will fit; products like MantelMount makes those spots work.
Can my fireplace flue be angled?
You are dealing with a weirdly placed fireplace? Or you found the perfect spot for you new fireplace but you would have to angle the chimney flue for it? Let's see together what you have to consider and if you can angle a chimney flue.
Do I need a grill cover?
Is a grill cover really necessary? Will a grill cover protect it enough to make it las longer? You may be surprised with the answers!
Why Heat With Pellets?
What are the benefits of heating with pellets? You have heard of wood pellets and you are wondering if it's for you? Let's see why it really is an option to consider!
Who Installs Fireplaces?
You have been thinking of fireplace in your home for a while and now you are ready to buy one. But who should you hire to install your new fireplace? Or maybe you ask yourself "Can I install my fireplace myself?". This article will help you clear things up and guide you to make a wise choice!
Which fireplace is best for the environment?
Looking to upgrade your fireplace in favor of going green? Support the environment, reduce your monthly heating bill and gain access to grants.
Who Cleans Chimneys?
Cleaning the chimney! We know it has to be done but is it worth it to hire for that? Or on the contrary, is it worth it to do it yourself? Let us give you the information to make the decision and understand the process!
What is Low n Slow cooking and how can you cook this way?
Low n slow BBQ! Have you ever tried it? You are wondering how to "low n slow" cook like a boss? Here are the basics to help you start and understand how it work!
Vegan Grilling – Not Only Possible but Also Delicious
What is vegan diet by definition? Is it possible to find great grilling recipes that are Vegan but also delicious? You bet! Not only is it possible to grill up some fantastic Vegan dishes, but you might even convert some meat-eaters to the light side with these tips and recipes.
How To Measure Your Fireplace For A New Set of Doors
Updating your fireplace doors is a sensible project. We will explain how to identify what type of fireplace and how to measure for a new set of fireplace doors.
Help! My Fireplace Won’t Draft
There are a few reasons why a draft may be difficult to establish in your wood burning fireplace or stove. Our hope is this article will provide some insight and relieve that frustration.
Chef Ted Reader’s Smoked Rabbit Lettuce Wraps
Using your smoker, try this amazing rabbit recipe from chef ted Reader and serve it in a lovely lettuce wrap.
Steven Raichlen’s Brisket ’Steaks’ with Shallot Sage Butter
A chef there had the genius idea to cook thick slabs of barbecued brisket on a screaming hot grill, just as you would a New York strip. This gave the brisket a sizzling, crusty exterior that lay midway between traditional barbecued brisket and steak, with a handsome smoky crosshatch of grill marks. It’s also a great way to repurpose leftover barbecued brisket!
Steven Raichlen’s Vietnamese Crispy Brisket Salad
This aromatic salad pinballs that traditional Vietnamese quintet of flavors—salty fish sauce, sour lime juice, sweet sugar, pungent garlic, and fiery chiles—with crispy, meaty shreds of smoky brisket and fresh mint, cilantro, and other fragrant herbs.
Chef Rob Rainford’s Grilled Cornbread
“You gon’ to eat yo’ cornbread?” is one of my favorite lines from Life, a movie starring Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence. I think about it—and chuckle—every time I make this recipe.
Chef Rob Rainford’s Egyptian Lamb Koftas
Koftas are like North-African-spiced mini burgers on skewers. They’re very delicate, so be sure to sear them well before turning to prevent them from sticking to the grate.
Chef Meathead Goldwyn’s Burger Glop: Hamburger Secret Sauce
Many restaurants have their own "Secret Sauce". A typical blend is made of ketchup, mayo, mustard, and perhaps sweet-sour pickle relish. Here's my favorite Hamburger Sauce, which I call "Glop". I've been known to use it on both burgers and fries. It's got a mild kick.
Chef Meathead Goldwyn’s Maple Glazed BBQ Rib Recipe
Impress guests at your next BBQ and grilling cookout with this sweet and savory rib recipe starring a savory sweet glaze.
Chef Paul Sidoriak’s Smoky Grilled S’mores on the Pellet Grill
Smoky Grilled S'mores on the Pellet Grill are a simple treat you can quickly whip up anytime you get a taste for something sweet. Using a pellet grill allows a smoky flavor to infuse the chocolate and marshmallows, adding a delicious dimension of flavor.
Chef Paul Sidoriak’s Spicy-Sweet Street Corn Griddle
One bite of this dish will leave you wanting more. Your friends will be asking you to make this Spicy-Sweet Street Corn for the next cookout and every get-together going forward.
Maddie & Kiki’s Kettle Fried Chicken Legs
Perfect for a backyard BBQ, paired with collard greens, mac and cheese and coleslaw. Once you kettle fry chicken, you’ll never want deep-fried chicken again.
Maddie & Kiki’s Grilled Kielbasa & Rice Bites
These bites are the epitome of comfort food. Each bite is loaded with cheesy, meaty goodness! We have put plates of these bites out at family gatherings and are always astounded at how fast they disappear.
Chef Aaron Franklin’s Pinto Bean Recipe
In the world of Central Texas barbecue, people treat sides pretty much the same way they treat sauces; they’re fine, but you should probably just save the room in your stomach for barbecue. But, like sauces, sides have become a staple of the barbecue spread, and today we serve, eat, and enjoy them just the same. We get alot of requests for our bean recipe.
How Does a Gas Fireplace Insert Work?
Are you thinking of having a gas fireplace insert installed? Learn more about the installation process, performance, maintenance, and more!
Are Gas Logs and Insert the Same?
Gas inserts and a set of gas logs are not the same product. There are certain applications where an insert is the best and other applications will dictate which one of the two types of gas logs might work best.
Mantel and Hearth Considerations For Your Fireplace
If you are planning to install a fireplace in your home, you will have many options regarding the mantel and the hearth. And, it’s a safe bet that you will be living with the decisions you make for a long time. Here are items you will want to give special attention to in order to make that new fireplace the focal point of your home.
How To Vent A Gas Fireplace
If a gas fireplace is in your plans, here are several considerations to keep in mind when planning to remodel or build.
Will A Fireplace Heat Basements?
Whether it’s gas, wood, electric or pellets, here’s a few points to ponder and suggestions for adding a hearth appliance downstairs in your home.
Why Buy An Electric Fireplace?
Your WE LOVE FIRE expert gets this question quite often. Here are the top ten reasons an electric fireplace (or two or three) is going to add value, atmosphere, and a touch of class to your home.
Can I Convert From Wood To Gas?
Fireplaces that have not been used in years can be resurrected and enjoyed nightly by you and your family. There are hundreds of old, outdated, inefficient wood burning fireplaces in this area that would be terrific candidates for a gas insert. Is yours one of them?
What to Do When Your Brick Fireplace is Cracked – Patch it or Line it?
Have you found a hole or crack in the brick of your wood-burning fireplace? Should you fix it or line it with an insert? Here's everything you need to know.
How Do I Accessorize a Fireplace?
Does your fireplace seem to be missing something or look a little blahzay? Maybe it needs something unique, a touch of class to have it reflect your life style. What are some options that I can consider that would spiff up my fireplace?
How to Choose a Gas Fireplace
If you’re planning to add a gas fireplace to your home, we can help with some insight and can help explain why the best values in the fireplace industry are at your WE LOVE FIRE dealer!
How to Use Your Fireplace to Cool Your Home
Learn how a fireplace can cool your house, how to maximize the cooling effects of your chimney and other green suggestions for a comfortable home.
Why Is My Fireplace Beeping?
You really enjoy your gas fireplace and what it adds to your home . . . . the wonderful heat from it, the dancing flames and glowing embers and especially how easy it is to use. But suddenly, it’s making an odd, beeping noise.
Why Won’t Your Stove or Fireplace Ignite?
Here are some troubleshooting tips, by fuel type, that might help answer many concerns regarding ‘no ignition’. Keep in mind these are intended to be somewhat generic in nature in order to illustrate common problems and possible solutions.
What’s The Best Type Of Wood To Burn?
This is a frequent question that can cause a spirited conversation around a fire. Everyone knows that hardwoods are the best, right? Do softwoods have a place? Is there a “best” wood to burn? Yes, there is! Keep reading to find out what it is!
How Do I Clean My Fireplace Glass?
Once or twice a year, it’s a good idea to clean the glass on your fireplace, stove or insert. So just spray on a little window cleaner and wipe it off, right? Cleaning fireplace glass isn’t a big deal. Wrong! There are right and wrong ways to clean the glass on your fireplace. Some “do’s” and some “don’ts”.
Do Electric Fireplaces Heat?
Electric fireplaces are more popular than ever. They can be installed anywhere in your home. But can you count on them for much heat? If your expectations for an electric fireplace are to heat a 2000 - 3000 square foot home, you may want to keep reading.
When and How to Safely use Your Fireplace
Before using a fireplace, there are many factors you should check to ensure you and your family’s safety. There are things you should consider.
What Is Negative Air Pressure?
The difference in the air pressure in your house and the outdoors can be negative or positive. Neither is particularly beneficial. Let’s discuss negative air pressure as it relates to your home and specifically to your fireplace. Keep reading to see why this subject is important.
Can A Fireplace Heat The Whole House?
Do you go through the exercise of cutting, splitting and stacking wood every year? You’re tired of those monthly gas or fuel oil bills, right? You would like to be a bit more independent.
Can a Fireplace Be Removed?
There are a few reasons for considering removing a fireplace. Can it be done? How practical would it be to do so? Is it expensive? Are there any cost effective alternatives? Let’s try to help you determine if removing a fireplace is a project you should be contemplating.
Interview with Wayne Visbeen
Get to know one of our favorite architects, Wayne Visbeen, and the way he uses fire when creating the home of your dreams.
Founder of Visbeen Architects Inc., Wayne Visbeen, AIA, IIDA, is a licensed architect and registered interior designer. Visbeen has the skill and vision to make any dream become a reality, whether it be a commercial or residential project. Striving to make every plan unique, his designs are both functionally efficient and visually stunning.
North America’s Top 10 BBQ Experts
Your favorite chefs reveal their best-kept secrets and what fuels their fire! Get to know some of North America's top pitmasters and what inspires their award-winning BBQ. Learn how to take your grilling to the next level and achieve the best BBQ, every time. Start sizzling, summer is around the corner!
How to cook using a barbecue rotisserie kit
You would like to use a rotisserie kit, but you’re not sure how to. Read this article, and rotisserie will no longer hold any secrets for you.
Which is Better: Hardwood or Softwood?
You burn wood in a fireplace, stove or insert. And you want to use the best wood you can for keeping your family comfortable. Different wood species are found in different areas of the country. Everyone knows that hardwoods are best for burning, right? Or . . . . are they?
How Do I Clean My Chimney?
There are many homeowners who choose to clean their own chimneys. You burn wood and know the importance of cleaning the chimney. But how often should I clean it?
Will a Fireplace Damage My TV?
This is a good question and one that deserves discussion and planning. Lots of people are installing big screen TV’s above their fireplace. It’s a great use of space, but will the TV be damaged if the fireplace in operating? Is there anything that can be done to protect the TV? If you’re building or remodeling, are there techniques that can be incorporated into the project to shield the TV from heat?
How to Cook Up a Meat-less Meal on the Grill
Grilling a vegetarian meal is simple when you have the right ingredients and tools. Here are a few useful tips to help you get started.
When Should The Fireplace Damper Be Closed?
If you burn wood in a fireplace, you know the damper should be open before you get a fire going. But is halfway open good enough? Less heat will be lost up the chimney, right?
Does Grilling Your Food Cause Health Issues?
Can cooking on the grill give you cancer or cause weight gain? If so, what can you do to stay healthy? In this article, you will find some interesting tips.
Do I Need Glass Doors On My Stove Or Fireplace?
Glass doors are an important component of your wood burning fireplace, stove or insert. It’s important that you have an appropriate door. Here’s why.
Can a Fireplace Cause Allergies?
Is your fireplace causing your allergies? In this article, you’ll find logical explanations on the subject, as well as various ways you can remedy to it.
How to Choose a Gas Fire Pit
Owning a gas fire pit has many advantages. Learn more about how to choose the right fire pit for your outdoor space and turn your backyard into an oasis!
Should I Leave My Pilot Light on Year-Round?
Many gas fireplaces, stoves and inserts operate with a standing pilot light. What does a pilot light actually do?
Eight suggestions to update your fireplace
You want to update your fireplace, but don’t know how to go about doing it? Here are eight interesting and creative suggestions for all budgets.
Will A Fireplace Add Value To My House?
Why is My Pellet Stove Not Heating?
Nine essential tools for wood fireplaces
A wood fireplace needs tools to facilitate its use and cleaning. Here are the nine tools you need to keep your device working.
Awesome Pulled Pork
What is the best way to make awesome, mouth-watering, pulled pork? Something extra special, that would surely be the talk of any get together?
Why Is There Water On The Inside Glass Of My Gas Fireplace?
When starting a fireplace, many experience condensation or fog on the glass for the first few moments. This shouldn’t cause any concern as it is part of the normal process of condensation that occurs when water vapor condenses onto a cool surface. Here is what you need to know.
Why a Fireplace Insert?
Do you have a house with a wood burning fireplace that doesn’t provide any heat to your home? What can be done to provide more heat to your family room? Let’s discuss why a fireplace insert is a terrific way to update that old, inefficient outdated fireplace.
Evacuation plan and preventive measures for a home with a fireplace
Learn how to reduce the risk of fire in your home, and see which preventive measures should be taken in order to keep your family safe.
When to Close My Fireplace Damper
What’s the purpose of a fireplace damper? When should it be open or closed? What if it doesn’t work? For these answers and more, keep reading.
How to Avoid Today’s Growing Safety Risks When Selecting or Specifying Outdoor Gas Fire Features
7 Standards That Shouldn’t Be Compromised When Selecting or Specifying an Outdoor Gas Fire Feature.
What better suits your needs? A fireplace or a stove?
Which heating unit better suits your needs? A fireplace or a stove? Here is a list of 5 factors to consider before making your decision.
Which Electric Fireplace is the Best?
Which electric fireplace is the best? We have our favorites for good reasons. Before getting that answer, let us explain what is important to consider when it comes to electric fireplaces.
What is Creosote?
What is Creosote? Where does it come from? How to prevent its buildup in your chimney? This article answers these questions and offers a guide to ensure you keep your family safe while enjoying your fireplace!
Solutions for Your Fireplace on Windy Days
Do you hear wind blowing inside your fireplace? Do you have a hard time lighting it when the wind is blowing strong? Do you have smoke rolling back into the house when it’s windy outside? This article deals with the wind and how to adapt your fireplace and chimney installation to avoid those issues.
Where Do I Put a Fireplace in My House?
Adding a fireplace to your home adds value and a tremendous source of comfort. What are the requirements to consider before installing a fireplace? Is it different whether it is wood, gas or electric? This article provides great information on what is physically necessary to consider before installing a fireplace.
How to Light a Fire in My Fireplace?
Ready to use your fireplace? Starting a fire may sound simple at first, but failing at doing it may feel embarrassing and even create some problems. This article offers practical advice to light a fire and two proven methods that are easy to put into practice.
Eleven Ways to Reuse Fireplace Ashes
A wood fireplace gives you an almost limitless supply of wood ash. Is there a way to recycle them? In this article, you’ll find eleven ways to reuse wood ashes.
What Happens to a Fireplace When It Rains?
What happens to your fireplace and chimney when it rains? Does it have any impact? Will the rain create damages to my chimney? This article explains the effect of water infiltrations and gives the solution to prevent problems from happening to your chimney.
Are wood fireplaces and wood stoves legal to use in the United States?
Is it legal to use a wood fireplace in the United States? EPA is proactively regulating wood stove emissions. This article explains in detail what the regulation is all about, how it applies in real life and explains the benefit to using wood as a heating source.
How to Reface a Fireplace
Refacing a fireplace can save you a lot of money while giving your fireplace a complete makeover. What is refacing? How does it work?
Four Reasons Why Soapstone Stoves are Worth the Investment
What is soapstone? Where does it come from? What are the advantages of a wood burning stove made of soapstone? Are they expensive? This article answers those questions and highlights four benefits of the soapstone stoves.
How Much Wood Will My Fireplace Use?
How much firewood do you need to buy or cut for the coming winter? This article explains what variables to consider when heating with wood. Several factors will be at play to determine how much firewood is needed to go through a whole winter.
Can a Fireplace Cause Carbon Monoxide?
Can a fireplace cause carbon monoxide? This article offers an honest answer and ways to protect your family from any exposure to CO.
Planning Your Outdoor Fireplace
Are you planning to get an outdoor fireplace? Do you know there are many options available to you, as well as many regulations to comply with? Find out more here.
Using a Gas Fireplace When the Power is Out
Can I use my gas fireplace when the power is out? How does it work? This article explains how to start and use a gas fireplace during a power outage.
Which Charcoal Kamado is the Best?
Which is the best kamado grill? Big Green and Primo share the lead position for quality and craftsmanship. Is there an advantage to use the oval shape over the round? I wanted to share a personal experience at using both.
Who Sells Fireplace Accessories?
Fireplace Accessories make a difference when it comes to upgrade the look and impact it has in your home. Which ones are the most popular? Where do we find them? Are there rules to follow? This article answers these questions.
How is a Gas Fireplace Installed?
How are gas fireplaces installed? Some online resources may show a step by step process to help the DIY in you. Gas fireplaces involve fire and gas, inside the home! Understanding the process is important. Having the certified experts to do the work is of the outmost importance. This article highlights what is involved in installing a gas fireplace.
Who Does Fireplace Remodeling?
Remodeling an older fireplace is fun and will increase the value of your home. Where do we start and how do we get this done? This articles provides good insight on the options available and 3 steps to follow to make of this project a success.
What Type of Grill Suits You Best?
What kind of grill best suits your needs? What factors should you take into consideration? Read on to learn about the different types of grills on the market.
HOW CAN I PREVENT A CHIMNEY FIRE?
How to prevent chimney fires? This article explains the importance of chimney maintenance and also, offers great tips for the every day use of a wood stove or fireplace.
How to clean your grill
Are you getting your grill ready for summer? Are you at a loss as to where to start to clean it? Here are some simple solutions to make the job easier for you.
Are wood fireplaces and wood stoves legal to use in Canada?
What Are the Best Features of a Gas Grill?
The best Barbecue, the best Grill. How do I find out? What are the best features to look at? This article details important information in order to help choose the right Grill.
Grill or Smoker
Which is better? A grill or a smoker? Here we look at their differences, as well as when and how to use them. Read on to learn which one you should get.
Where To Find Fireplace Parts?
Where to find fireplace replacement parts? As fireplaces get older, some maintenance is necessary to ensure optimum efficiency. Finding replacement parts for an older fireplace can be tricky, but the We Love Fire expert can help out!
Six Reasons Why Your Fireplace Smells Bad
There are unpleasant smells coming from your chimney. What causes them and how can you remedy the situation? Read on for the solution to your problem.
Can a Fireplace Be Painted?
Do you want to upgrade the look of your fireplace at a very low cost? Painting your fireplace might be the perfect option. This article offers practical advice to make of your project a successful one.
What is a Pellet Grill?
What is a pellet grill? They are becoming very popular! The flavors, the smokiness and the versatility are what our experts like the most.
Can Fireplace Smoke Be Harmful to Your Health?
Is fireplace smoke harmful to your health? Read on to learn more about wood smoke and its effect on your health. Find out what you can do to reduce the risks.
What Wood to Burn in My Fireplace?
What wood to burn in my fireplace? What is the best wood to burn and what should you avoid burning? This article aims at offering a practical guide to operate your fireplace successfully.
Why Do I Need a Blower Fan on My Fireplace?
Do I need a blower fan for my fireplace? Will it make my stove more efficient? What are the pros and cons? Read on for an expert’s answers to these questions.
Which Fireplace Inserts are Best?
Are you looking for the ideal insert to replace your existing wood fireplace? Find out which insert would best meet your needs.
What Fireplace Model Is the Best?
What type of fireplace should you get? Wood, gas, or electric? Should it be a stove, a fireplace or an insert? Read on to see which would be best for you.
Why Does My Fireplace Smoke and What Can Be Done About It?
A fireplace that smokes back into the house is very annoying. Our expert Roy Mjelde explains the possible source of the problem and how to fix it.
Can a Fireplace Heat my Whole House?
Can a fireplace heat my whole house? With rising heating bills, a fireplace may be the solution to lower heating cost while making your home warmer than ever. Find out how to choose the right fireplace to heat you whole house.
Are Fireplace Inserts Safe?
The safety of any fireplace insert depends not only on it being installed and operated correctly, but also on the safety and/or condition of your existing fireplace itself.
How to choose the right size fireplace?
How do you choose a fireplace but most of all, its power, its heating capacity and the necessary BTUs? The climate, room dimensions and the number of windows it holds, are all factors to consider. Find out more and evaluate your needs by consulting our online BTU calculator.
Can I put a TV above my fireplace?
Place your television set above your fireplace. Safe installation of your television. Electric fireplace and television are a good match. Some electric fireplaces are built directly within a television unit. Insert in a niche or add a shelf to prevent heat.
Six Facts About Pellets
Pellet inserts reduce heat cost and are ecological. No chemicals are used to produce pellets. Soft wood pellets produce less ashes but are most expensive. Spring is the best time to purchase pellets.
Three Ways to Refresh the Appearance of Your Fireplace
Discover three ways to revamp your fireplace in an original and affordable manner. Change the mantel or the decorative facade. Add or change the shelf above your fireplace. Buy fireplace tool sets or integrate decorative accessories.
Stoves and fireplaces 2018: The perfect balance between innovation, beauty and environment
Discover new fall fireplaces and stoves, including Harmony 2.3 stove, Castleton 1 stove and in-wall Ambiance electric fireplaces.
What is creosote and how to reduce buildup?
What is creosote and how does it accumulate? Read on to find out how to minimize creosote buildup in your chimney.
Fireplaces and Stoves: A Perfect Appliance for Every Constraint
Fireplace inserts, zero clearance fireplaces, electric fireplaces and stoves allow to overcome restrictions. Discover which appliance suits your situation.
The Cookina grilling sheet: a real breakthrough?
The Cookina reusable grilling sheet has been tested on the grill. From baking and grilling to cleaning and its condition, here are the results.
Smoking on the grill: Get it right, the first time around!
Find the essential information for smoking on a grill, whether on smokers, wood flavors, methods or techniques.
Grilling and health are compatible as long as you choose the best options such as marinating and consuming lean meats and more vegetables.
Tips for a Barbecue risk-free of intoxication
Summer warmth and cooking on a grill are generally fertile ground for proliferation of bacteria. From cleaning to cooking, here are some precautions to follow to enjoy a risk-free meal.
Six accessories to make your barbecuing life easier
Searching for grill accessories that will upgrade your experience ? Discover veggies roast rack, wine soaked cedar grilling plank, heat resistant grill gloves and multi-use shredding claws.
How To Grill Quesadillas
Try vegetarian food with these Steven Raichlen's grilled quesadillas filled with tomatoes, peppers, green onions and other delicious ingredients.
Challenge yourself with this slam-dunk brisket with flavors of bacon, mustard and beer from a recent Steven Raichlen's book.
Instructions, ingredients, tips, here is all information you need to cook this delicious salmon candied recipe and a variation.
Piri-Piri Chicken Wings in the Style of Nando’s
Explore this spicy piri-piri chicken wings recipe, discovered by Steven Raichlen at Nando's restaurant in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Oak-Smoked Cherry-Glazed Baby Back Ribs
Discover how to prepare this recipe of oak-smoked cherry-glazed baby back ribs and an anecdote related to its preparation.
Grills: Two Novelties That Are a Must!
Your grill is not in good condition anymore and you're thinking of buying another soon? Discover and consider these new Napoleon and Pit Boss grills.
Make the Most of Your Fireplace Even During Summer!
Enjoy your fireplace, even spring and summer ! From cleaning to decoration with frames or flowers, here are some suggestions to improve your appliance.
Does the Pilot Light need to be turned Off in Summer?
There is no right choice when it comes to decide whether or not to turn off the pilot light of your gas fireplace during summer. Each option both has pros and cons that will influence your decision.
Spotlight on the BBQ events in June
Signs that summer is coming are the several barbecue festivals in June. In addition to Edmonton, New York, Washington, Toronto, and Richmond annual events, Quebec City will host two events including Le Grand Boucan, a new competition endorsed by the Kansas City Barbeque Society. Here are more details about what not to miss!
Barbecue: Two Common Issues and How to Fix Them
A quality grill is no guarantee against all possible issues. You must first make sure to use it properly. From insects to regulators, here are the most common issues homeowners will likely encounter and how to fix them.
How to choose a barbecue brush?
Are you concerned about some of the risks associated to using a grill brush? Be aware that by taking certain measures and choosing a brush with some specific characteristics, you can reduce them. Here are some information and tips to get there.
4 signs indicating you need to replace your barbecue
If your old barbecue does not perform correctly anymore, maybe it time to replace it. How do you know if you have to buy a new grill for the summer? Carefully watch for these 4 signs. Rust can do a lot of damage.
Outdoor fireplaces to enjoy your summer
Are you looking for an outdoor fireplace to enjoy your summer evenings? Nowadays, you can choose between several gas, electric, and wood options. Here are some appliances examples that will help find your perfect fireplace.
4 Summer 2018 Backyard Design Trends
How will you design your backyard in 2018? Now it's time to get inspired to create a relaxing and beautiful space for summer. From pergolas, to outdoor gathering centers, to granite, here are some trends for the next season.
Intro To New Non-Catalytic Wood Stoves
If you are now familiar with catalytic wood stoves, you might need more explanations about non-catalytic appliances. Here are some details on their functioning, as well as some tips on their installation and operation.
New EPA Standard for Wood Heating Appliances: How are Montreal, Canada, and the United States Prepared?
A 2.5g/h new emission standard for wood burning fireplaces will start in Montreal on October 1st. The US Environmental Protection Agency( EPA) is expected to lower this standard in 2020. Here is how this change affects consumers and manufacturers.
Are Soapstone Stoves Worth The Initial Higher Investment?
Soapstone wood stoves are a little expensive but offer several benefits such as high efficient and clean burning that make your investment interesting. Find out why these appliances cost a lot and why it is worth the money.
Overview of chimney caps, fireplace screens, and fireplace grates
Chimney caps, fireplace screens, and fireplace grates can make safer and better your appliance. Here are some explanations of why they are useful and some tips to get the most out of them.
Benjamin Franklin – The Father of the Fireplace Insert
Benjamin Franklin is known for his excellent contribution to the creation of modern fireplace inserts. Inspired by the work of Franz Kessler and Jean Desaguliers, his invention saved several lives and brought a more efficient heating source during a serious wood shortage.
How Technology & Fireplaces Belong Together
Technology became Increasingly present in our day-to-day life, even in fireplaces ! From easy-light control to air-wash system and mobile application, discover how these technologies have improved your appliances.
Introduction To Catalytic Wood Stoves
A catalytic wood stove offers several benefits to its users. Here is a brief overview of its operation, its qualities and some tips to better enjoy.
Thinking of Buying Your Next Fireplace Online?
Think carefully before buying a new fireplace online. Online information will give you an overview but some aspects such as services will probably be difficult to find.
Reasons You Can’t Get a Fire Burning in Your Fireplace Pt 2
You still can't get a fire burning in your fireplace despite our first solutions? These new reasons will probably help you resolve your problem.
5 Tips on using your grill during winter
Do you miss your barbecue? Don't wait until spring. Here are some useful information and tips to enjoy your grill right now.
A Power Outage? No problem! Here are a few tips to help you be well prepared
With our cold, snowy and windy weather, a power outage can rapidly occur. These tips will help you better prepare for the next moment without electricity.
Innovation in electric fireplaces: appliances that have changed dramatically
Electric Fireplaces have evolved and became more realistic and efficient. These four new Amantii's and Napoleon's models will show you how.
Questions about fireplace products: Answers for everyone!
These answers to our readers questions will maybe help you answer your own questions or resolve your problems.
Benefits of Bi-Fold Glass Fireplace Doors
Bi-fold glass doors, whether are tracked or trackless, will help you heat your open fireplace more efficiently.
Preparing your home for winter: savings, safety and comfort matters
It will get colder soon and your home will need to be heated. These tips will help you prepare for minimizing your heating bill and being safe.
Recognizing Gas Fireplace Issues Pt2
Each problem of gas fireplace has a solution. In this second part, we’ll talk about the other possible issues such as strange odors, hazy glass and noises.
Have your Fireplace & Chimney System become ugly and messy?
If you see these clear signs on your fireplace and your Chimney system, you must contact a qualified expert as soon as possible.
Five Lessons for Heating Your Home with Wood
Several aspects must be taken into consideration when you heating with wood-burning. From type of wood to quantity, here is an overview of what you must know.
Reasons You Can’t Get a Fire Burning in Your Fireplace Pt 1
Your gas fireplace won't ignite or your wood burning fireplace is producing more smoke than flames ? These five reasons will maybe explain why you having trouble.
5 Reasons why my fireplace smells wrong
Your fireplace smells wrong when not in use ? It is most likely because of debris, moisture, animals, negative air pressure, suit or creosote.
How many BTUs do I need to heat my room or my whole house?
Several factors have an un impact on how many BTUs are needed for a fireplace or a stove. Here are the ones you should consider.
Could an electric fireplace or stove be a good option for you ?
Do your requirements and constraints for a fireplace limit your possibilities ? Electric fireplaces or stoves might be a good option for you. Here is why.
Recognizing Gas Fireplace Issues
It’s no secret that gas fireplaces are extremely popular today. But as a mechanical device, there can be failure of components and issues with equipment. There are a few common problems that you as a homeowner, should be able to recognize.
Is It a Good Idea to Buy a Used Fireplace or Stove?
Buying a used fireplace or stove is not always a good idea. The following questions and other considerations will help you determine whether or not to buy a used appliance.