Montigo C series Peninsula

Choosing a fireplace can be an intimidating ordeal. Luckily we’ve brought together 7 different styles of Montigo Fireplaces. Before we get into the different styles, let’s learn about the history of Montigo: In 1976, president and founder, Dan Binzer started installing zero clearance wood burning fireplaces to local builders in Vancouver, BC. Over the years demand

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A wood burning fireplace is a perfect addition to any home, adding warmth and style to any space. To save your money and time, it is imperative to keep your fireplace maintained and in tip top condition. Having a maintained fireplace will add tremendous value to your home and excite your guests. Today we bring

Buying and installing a new fireplace can be costly. At Alsip’s we want you to enjoy the fireplace experience rather than dwell on the price tag. To help with the costs of a new fireplace install or upgrade, Manitoba Hydro has introduced the Energy Finance Plan. The Energy Finance plan is a convenient, on-bill financing for

Top 5 Fireplace Safety Tips

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 by

A fireplace can be the focal point of your home as the winter chill draws you and your family indoors. While most modern fireplaces are extremely safe, it is important to remember that these sophisticated machines can still be hazardous if used improperly or treated with disregard. With your family’s safety in mind today we

A wood stove can be a primary heating source for your home or room, adding a layer of ambiance through the crackling of burning wood. Cozying up to a wood burning stove reminds us to stay connected to our families and remember the simple things in life. What is the most important aspect to keep

Astria's Scorpio Gas Fireplace

The world of Fireplaces is changing, it’s about to get a lot safer. Did you know that the HPBA (Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association), has been working on a new safety standard for all glass fronted fireplaces? The safety standard mandates that all glass fronted fireplaces manufactured after January 1, 2015 have a mandatory safety barrier screen. HPBA

Wood Burning Benefits

Thursday, 30 October 2014 by

Stuck on the decision of which type of fireplace to purchase for your home? Previously we went over some new Electric Fireplaces from Dimplex, as well as detailing just what exactly the difference between wood and gas burning is. In our wood vs gas burning article, there was a definite bias towards gas burning as Eco-Friendly

Dimplex's Galveston Electric Fireplace

Now that we’ve explained the difference between a traditional wood burning fireplace and a gas burning fireplace, let us introduce you to a third option; the Electric Fireplace. An Electric Fireplace can be an excellent addition to your room, adding style and functionality at the fraction of the cost of a traditional wood or gas

Direct Vent Option

Jumping into the heating world can be an intimidating decision. There are so many buzzwords and TLA’s (three-letter acronyms) that are designed to confuse and mislead. Today we will be discussing two of the most important acronyms, the BTU and the AFUE. BTU stands for British Thermal Unit, and in scientific terms one unit is equivalent to

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Deciding to buy a fireplace is a decision that comes with many choices. One choice is purchasing a Contemporary or Traditional Fireplace. You may have questions such as: what do those terms mean? What is the difference between the two? Is one choice better than the other? Today we hope to shine a light on these questions and provide you the answer you need to make your fireplace selection.