Back in the 1980s, when gas fireplaces first became popular, it wasn’t because they were gorgeous. 35 years ago, they were little more than a […]
We know the temptation: home improvements always seem to cost more than you originally planned, and you want to make some cost savings along the […]
Remember the long, cold winter we just had on Vancouver Island? For many of us it was painful not only because of cold winds and […]
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While instruction manuals might be something you usually just throw in the nearest drawer, your fireplace’s manual contains important safety, […]
As the wind continues blow with daytime temperatures hovering near zero, we know we’re all in for a shock when the utility bills arrive. Upgrading […]
Jasmine called us with a challenge.
Her character home had original coal burning fireplaces and old not-to-code masonry (see photo above). Any upgrades had to blend […]
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The press recently announced an 80% increase in natural gas prices and while the cost per GJ of natural gas will be rising from $1.14 […]
One of the issues often faced by condominium owners is: What to do with the old fireplace?
Some Background: Gas fireplaces first started to become commonplace locally […]