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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.

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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!

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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?

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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?

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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”.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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?

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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?

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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?

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How Do I Choose A Gas Fire Pit?

There is something extremely appealing about it:  gazing into the flames of an outdoor fire with family members and close friends.  It’s fun and relaxing and even therapeutic.  There are a lot of gas fire pits options today.  Making a purchase decision can be rather confusing.  So how do I determine what’s right for me? …
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Will A Fireplace Add Value To My House?

So, you’re planning to build or do some remodeling and you’re wondering if a fireplace is going to be a good idea?  Should we think about wood, gas, electric or maybe pellets?  If we sell the house, will a fireplace be a selling point or a liability?  Will it add any value to my home?…
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Why is My Pellet Stove Not Heating?

Most pellet stoves and inserts generate heat in the range of 8000 – 40,000 BTU’s/hour.  If your appliance seems to have lost a little something in the heat output department, the fix might be easier than you think! PELLET STOVES 101: THE BASICS OF HOW THEY WORK. A hopper or bin on your pellet stove…
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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? 

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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.

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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.

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When to Close the Damper on My Fireplace?

What’s the purpose of a damper in my fireplace?  Should it be open, closed or partly open when I build a fire?  What do I do if it’s an older fireplace and the damper doesn’t operate correctly?  For these answers and more, keep reading.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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Can I Use a Gas Fireplace When the Power is Out?

Can I use my gas fireplace when the power it out? How does it work? What are the technologies involved? This article explains why a gas fireplace will work during a power outage. It also explains the difference between the standing pilot and electronic ignition technologies.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Are wood fireplaces and wood stoves legal to use in Canada?

The straight answer is yes, and it is true in every Province. But what are the requirements? First, let’s talk about the regulations in place and upcoming ones. What is mostly known as a regulation on the Market is the EPA Certification. The EPA is the Environmental Protection Agency in the USA. The EPA has…
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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Why Do I Need a Blower Fan on My Fireplace?

Do I need a fan or a blower on my fireplace? Will it make my stove more efficient? What are the pros and cons of having a fan on a fireplace? This article aims at answering these questions, from an expert’s point of view.

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What Fireplace Inserts are the Best?

What is the best fireplace insert? Upgrading your fireplace is an important investment. Choosing the best fireplace insert is very important! This step by step practical article will guide you to ward the best insert to fit your needs.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Healthy Grilling

Grilling and health are compatible as long as you choose the best options such as marinating and consuming lean meats and more vegetables.

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How To Grill Quesadillas

Try vegetarian food with these Steven Raichlen's grilled quesadillas filled with tomatoes, peppers, green onions and other delicious ingredients.

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Slam-Dunk Brisket

Challenge yourself with this slam-dunk brisket with flavors of bacon, mustard and beer from a recent Steven Raichlen's book.

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Salmon Candy

Instructions, ingredients, tips, here is all information you need to cook this delicious salmon candied recipe and a variation.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tailgate Parties all November Long

The warm weather is coming to an end, but it does not mean you cannot still enjoy your barbecue with your family and friends! Several tailgates might just bring your passion for sports to the next level.

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Fireplaces: What’s new

Looking for a stove or a fireplace ? Here is a quick overview of great new products to consider next time you visit your local fireplace store.

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8 Reasons to Choose Gas Logs

Have you ever looked into the benefits of today’s gas log sets? Fireplaces are a favorite feature among homeowners, and gas logs provide additional features that are appreciated by many for your home

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Gas vs Wood Fireplaces

Ask any Realtor and they’ll tell you that, all other things being equal, homes with fireplaces show better. There’s something about a fireplace that lends ambiance to any room, and prospective home buyers seem to like the idea of owning a home that has one of these amenities – even if they never plan to use it.

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Get Your BBQ Ready! Roasted Peppers Stuffed with Vegetarian Chili

Did you think grill and meat belong together?They do not! Barbecue is not exclusively restricted for grilling lovers and carnivores. This pleasant and rallying cooking appliance can also delight vegetarians fond of grilled vegetables. As proof, this recipe of roasted peppers stuffed with vegetarian chili! Vegetarian Chili  Ingredients Red beans Onion, ½ or 1,to taste…
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A Short Guide To Choosing Your Next Wood Stove

Are you looking to update or supplement your heating system? Whether you need to replace an old, inefficient heating unit or you want to add a functional and attractive improvement to your favorite room, a wood stove is the prefect option.

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Solar Energy Storage: A Profitable System

Energy independence comes from your ability to control when and how you use the Utility electrical grid. But do you really know all the extent of solar? Your installation can make your internet connection easy and profitable.

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Barbecue Events in August

If, like us, you love everything about fire and would like to take your passion beyond your own four walls, Canada and the United States have plenty of events where you can indulge. In August, there are several events on the calendar and we have lots to choose from!

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Solar: An Advantageous Revolution

Energy independence comes from your ability to control when and how you use the Utility electrical grid. Clean Independent solar with storage systems allow you to do just that.

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Four ways to defrost meat

What happens when, on the spur of the moment or at the last minute, you decide to have a barbecue, perhaps because you’ve got unexpected guests? How can you get away with meat that’s frozen solid? Well, there are a few ways to tackle this challenge.

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Ambiance: The Art of Innovation

The United Buyers Group consists of over 250 retailers who sell fireplaces, stoves, grills and accessories in Canada and the United States. While each retailer is a key group member, they all remain independent merchants, proud of their companies and their history. Around 100 members of the group worked together to define the fireplace of the future.

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What should you do if you have a fire outbreak on your barbecue?

Perhaps you still need a little more convincing of how important it is to clean your barbecue, if not for the sake of cleanliness then at least to ensure your own safety? A dirty barbecue carries a risk of fire outbreaks so here’s a quick guide on how to put out the flames in the heat of the moment.

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A few tips for a good camp fire

Some people go camping regularly while others just do it as a one-off experience. Camping is, however, a very popular experience. If you’re among those planning to escape to the wilderness this summer, don’t forget you need to prepare in advance, even when it comes to building a camp fire.

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Tips on how to barbecue like a top chef!

Nothing beats a good piece of barbecued meat, but you need to use the right techniques to get the results you want. If you’re the type of cook who tends to serve overcooked or undercooked meat or even if you just want to find out more, the following tips are just for you. Moreover, your next meal is likely to be a great success.

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Food for a different kind of barbecue

Barbecues are usually associated with meat and a few vegetables but there are actually many more options than you might think. Have you ever cooked breakfast or a dessert on a barbecue?

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Barbecue events in July

If, like us, you love fire and would like to indulge your passion further away from home, it’s good to know that, in Canada and the United States, there are many events that will allow you to do just that. July will be a barbecue month with several events.

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How important is Outdoor Fireplace Care?

In designing a backyard living space, one amenity that’s become more popular in recent times is the outdoor fireplace. A wide range of styles, sizes and materials are available to perfectly accent any backyard area.

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Your home at your fingertips with solar energy

Solar Energy is quickly becoming the hot addition to improve home equity, greatly improve your security and bring you into the Smart Home – Internet of Things (IoT) world.  Manufacturers are providing every greater access to Smart appliances and tools for monitoring and operating your buildings remotely from your Smart Phone.  The world of greater…
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Portable barbecues for everyone

Well, summer is officially here! The barbecue season is in full swing and the holiday season is just around the corner. If you’re planning to go camping, or just to enjoy some time outdoors, a portable barbecue could be a very useful ally for preparing your meals. But what kind should you choose? Follow these tips!

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BBQ 101: Tips and information to get off to a good start

You’ve been thinking about buying a barbecue for years and you have finally turned your dream into reality. Now you’re dying to taste a succulent piece of barbecued meat. Curb in your enthusiasm a little and try not to be too hasty. Take time to read some useful tips and information to help you get it right the first time!

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What to Know About an Outdoor Fireplace

Being currently the hottest home accessories trend, outdoor fireplaces are increasingly becoming more popular. They are an interesting addition in backyards during the summer and allow their owners to enjoy a longer outdoor season.

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Cooking with infra-red energy, a real performance innovation

Just as you’re constantly changing, barbecues are changing too! To meet the increasing expectations of today’s chefs, products on the market offer increasingly innovative technological features. Amongst these, infrared burners have some real advantages, including a shorter cooking time. Here’s a brief overview of this feature with a variety of different uses.

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Tips for Off Season Fireplace and Chimney Maintenance

The best thing to do with your fireplace during the off season is to schedule maintenance and cleaning. Approximately 42% of all home fires related to heating involve chimneys and fireplaces. You will be ready for the winter and able to use your fireplace with peace of mind that your family is safe by keeping up with annual chimney maintenance. The following is more information about an annual chimney inspection and cleaning as well as other recommendations on what to do with your fireplace in summertime.

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