• Home Design & Decor

    Summer Living: Valor Fireplaces Blog Review

    It can be hard to believe that we have already experienced a wonderful summer full of incredible weather, beautiful beach days and warm summer nights. But just like every year, we have to say goodbye to summer and say hello to fall. But before we can do it that, we want to make sure you didn’t miss any of our exciting blog posts from over the summer. We covered everything from home design, tips and tricks around the house and delicious recipes that the whole family will love. Check out the posts below and catch up on what you may have missed:     For more information on Valor Fireplaces,…

  • Top 5 Reasons to Choose a Valor
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    Top 5 Reasons to Choose a Valor

    So what really makes a Valor fireplace stand out over the competition? Since 1890 Valor has ensured that each new gas fireplace is efficient, aesthetically pleasing and provides optimal comfort through radiant heat and controllability. A leader in design and product innovation, Valor aims to provide energy-efficient home comfort products that will satisfy our customers throughout North America. Discover the top 5 reasons to own a Valor by reading below: Top 5 Reasons to Own a Valor Gas Fireplace No Power No Problem™ – When the power fails, your Valor wont. Valor’s do not use electricty and are specifically designed to heat your home without the need for a power…

  • Home Design & Decor

    Decorating With Black & White

    Black and white will always will be an elegant combination of colors that is loved all over the world and in home design. Because of that, it makes this stylish pair so versatile that it can be hard to find a place where they won’t fit or work well in your home. We love to see bold pops of black with accents of white touches or the opposite scheme, a clean white finish with strong black lines. Finding ways to incorporate black and white into your design while making sure your personality and unique sense of style stands out, is guaranteed to leave you with great results and a beautiful home.   Black &…

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    Why Choose a Gas Insert?

    Valor takes pride in developing quality engineered and efficient gas insert fireplaces. Gas inserts are developed to be installed into existing masonry fireplace openings or factory-built metal fireboxes which offer up a lot more versatility than one might think. Valor offers several stunning insert fireplaces, including the ever popular Legend G3 Series, as well as other options which we will go over later in the post. Review the top reasons to own a Valor gas insert below: Top Reasons to Own a Valor Gas Insert Because inserts are installed into existing masonry fireplace openings or factory-built metal fireboxes, they can be vented through the existing chimney cavity. Gas inserts have a…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    How To Fix Stubborn Drawers!

    There is nothing worse than a dresser or storage unit with drawers that just won’t cooperate. Whether you’re dealing with an antique or older dresser that won’t budge or with a drawer that is so stuck it is almost unusable, don’t fear as we have the perfect solution! Not only are sticky drawers easy to fix, you won’t have to look far in your home for the supplies needed. Depending on how stuck your drawer is, you may need to try a few of these methods below or use a combination of them to get the best results. Read below to find out how to fix all the stubborn drawers in your…

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    Creating a Focal Point

    When designing a room, some designers like to create a focal point and then add in decor, pops of color and furniture to make the ideal space. When the focal point of the room is a stunning Valor Gas Fireplace, we’d like to think that we have some great ideas for ensuring your space truly stands out among the rest. Whether you want to keep it simple, modern or traditional, Valor fireplaces will always be able to bring the room together and offer steady, efficient heat. Depending on your space there are a ton of different options available, review some of our thoughts below: Keep it Simple, Keep it Light…

  • Food & Recipes

    Homemade Soft Pretzels

      There is nothing better than the smell of a freshly baked good, baking away in the oven. Not only will your house smell amazing through the process, you’ll also be able to serve and share your hard work to your family and friends. On that note, we are talking about making homemade soft pretzels right in your own kitchen! These taste just like the ones your can get at your local fair or baseball game, without the cost and you’ll get to put your own signature twist on them. Check out the recipe below to learn how to make fresh, homemade soft pretzels: Ingredients Needed: 1 1/3 of Warm…

  • TV & Collaborations

    Love It or List It Monday’s

    Are you ready for an all NEW episode of Love It or List It Vancouver featuring a stunning Valor Legend G3 Series fireplace? Well we know we are! A local Vancouver based couple will decided between a beautiful home renovation from Jillian Harris, or decide that it’s time to move onto a new home and a fresh start. Watch tonight to see what they choose! Tune in to the W Network tonight to find out! Check your local listings for air times. For those interested to learn more about the Legend G3 Insert Series please click here. And don’t fret if you miss the initial airing, this episode will be…

  • Valor Products

    Introducing the Portrait Clearview

    2015 will be a big year for the Valor Portrait Series, and today we would like to announce a brand new front known as the Clearview! The Portrait Clearview follows similar design cues from the Legend G3 & Horizon models by incorporating clean and modern styles along with quality material finishes. With a clean vintage iron trim and a standard clean lower panel, the Clearview is another proven design for our valued customers to choose from. For a more traditional look, try adding the Traditional Cast Iron Fret. Portrait Series The Portrait series is ideal for older home renovations thanks to it’s wide range of fronts and co-linear adaptor systems.…

  • Home Design & Decor

    Creative Home Bar Ideas

    Do you love to entertain? Most people you talk to love to have people over for social nights or dinner parties full of great food and drinks. But do you ever find something is missing on these nights? One of the key components that sometimes can be forgotten are beverages! Whether you are serving non alcoholic cocktails or smooth high balls, presentation and how you serve your drinks is very important. So, why not serve drinks and refreshments from a home bar where your guests can relax and see your selection all at the same time. Now, a home bar may sound pricey, but luckily there are a few different options from…