• TV & Collaborations

    Valor Fireplaces & YouTube

    Now that the Holiday festivities have slowed down, we welcome a brand new year in the next few days. Hopefully, this means you still have a few days of rest and relaxation left to cozy up in front of your Valor Fireplace. While you have some downtime, did you know Valor Fireplaces has a great YouTube channel full of interesting and informative videos? The Valor YouTube channel is constantly being updated with new videos that cover important topics related directly to your fireplace. Some of the most popular videos touch on topics such as:  fire safety, no power, no problem and Valor’s smart features.   Alternatively, if you are considering…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    Merry Christmas From Valor Fireplaces

    Merry Christmas! Whether you are celebrating with family, friends or spending a relaxing day at home we hope you are having a great holiday creating new memories! If you are just tuning into the blog, have you seen our past posts? We have had some great topics from fireplace safety to home design and even some great recipes for those chilly, winter days. Check out some of our past posts for inspiration, information on Valor Fireplaces and make sure to leave us a comment on your favorite post!      How to Decorate Your Fireplace Mantel    3 Ways To Prep Before The Power Goes Out      How To Bring…

  • Food & Recipes

    Christmas Morning French Toast Casserole

    The Christmas season has been moving along quickly this year as tomorrow is Christmas Eve. Tonight and tomorrow, you may be spending time with family, prepping the last few gifts for the tree or just relaxing in front of your Valor Fireplace with your family.  Whatever you’re doing over the next few days, have you decided on a special breakfast for Christmas morning? It can be such an exciting day full of family time and new memories, it can be easy to forget to eat! The good news is,  there is an easy way to get Christmas morning breakfast on the table and it won’t take too much time out…

  • Fireplace Information

    Valor Smart Features: 5 Day Pilot Shutdown

    Last week on the blog we reviewed  the six hour turndown smart feature that is built into Valor Fireplace units.  This feature is very innovative and knows just how to keep you comfortable at home. To read more on the six hour turndown feature, jump over to this post and make sure to watch the informative video! For today we are highlighting another one of Valor Fireplace’s smart features: 5 Day Pilot Shutdown. When you are getting ready to leave on vacation or heading out for an unexpected trip, the pilot light on your fireplace might not be your first thought. However, did you know when your pilot light is left…

  • Valor Products

    Featured Product: L1 2-Sided Series

    The Valor L1 2-Sided Series is an evolution of the popular L1 Series fireplace, and introduces the ability to heat 2 spaces at the same time. Valor combined it’s linear design with Valor heat performance, quality surrounds and vibrant flames. Firebeds: The L1 2-Sided Series offers 3 firebeds: the Long Beach Driftwood, Murano Decorative Glass & the Beaded Glass kit. The Long Beach Driftwood fire represents West Coast inspiration based off popular destinations such as Tofino, British Columbia. Valor wanted to portray raw, coastal elements, welcoming you to a state of warmth and relaxation. The Murano Decorative Glass option was a tribute to centuries of Italian artisan glassmakers. Black and…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    5 Must Have Stockings

    Christmas time is just around the corner which means that decorations are everywhere! One of the most important decorations is the Christmas tree, but what comes next? We like to think that Christmas stockings are just as important, especially when they are hanging proudly off of your Valor Fireplace mantel. Whether you prefer to have matching stockings for the whole family or a different design for each person, make sure show off your festive personalities with whatever you choose. However if you don’t have your Christmas stockings yet, or if you’re looking for a new holiday style, you won’t have to look much further. We have gathered 5 of the must…

  • Food & Recipes

    2 Ingredient Fudge

    The winter and holiday season seem to bring out all the delicious baked goods and treats that we have been waiting for. One popular sweet treat that everyone seems to love is fudge! Not only is it easy to make, it’s also kid friendly to create as no baking will be required. This is the perfect time to gather up the family and start making sweets in the kitchen.  All you need is two simple ingredients, 10 minutes and some helpful hands to help eat up every last bite! Check out the instructions below to make your own 2 ingredient fudge and before you know it you’ll be enjoying your…

  • Fireplace Information,  Media

    Valor Fireplaces Smart Features: Six Hour Turndown

    If you have a Valor Fireplace installed in your home already, you might already know all about the innovative smart features that are included with your Valor Fireplace. If you don’t have a Valor Fireplace yet or if you’re wanting more details on Valor’s smart features you’re in the right place! Every Valor Fireplace comes packed with smart features, helping your fireplace know exactly what will keep your family and yourself most comfortable. One of the stand out smart features Valor includes, is the 6 hour automatic flame turn down. The automatic feature comes into play when there is no remote communication with the fireplace for 6 hours or if there is…

  • Media

    Valor Fireplace Design Center

    One of the more exciting and interactive features on the Valor website is the Fireplace Design Center, a web application that lets users create and build their very own Valor fireplace. Introducing a few years ago, the Design Center has seen several upgrades with the most recent incorporating the “flat design” look we see today. Below we will go over how to create your very own Valor H5 Series, and once that’s done you can design your very own: Choose an Application The first step is to choose which type of application you want for your home. If you want to start with a new construction or renovation project, zero…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    How To Decorate Your Mantel For The Holiday Season

    As you’re decorating the house for the holiday season, what is your favorite part? Maybe it’s hanging your favorite ornaments on the tree or stringing lights high up on the roof. Whatever it is, it’s bound to get you in a festive mood! One place in the home that is perfect for Christmas decorations is the mantel above your fireplace. You can get extra creative by adding lights, natural elements such as wood and greenery or you can even display your favorite Christmas treasures.  The options are endless and you might just find that once you have decorated your mantel, it inspires you to decorate the rest of the house the same.…