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    5 Ways To Have A Safe Halloween This Year

    As we reach the end of October, things start to get extra spooky in our neighborhoods and you start to see costumes almost everywhere you look. That can only mean one thing, Halloween is right around the corner! Whether you decide to take the kids out trick or treating, attend a local celebration or stay curled up at home next to your Valor Fireplace, safety is the number one concern. Check out the 5 ways below to have a safe and happy Halloween this year:   Find A Buddy: No matter what your plan is for the night, make sure you have a group or a buddy before you head out. If…

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    Follow Valor on Google+

    Google+, the social media equivalent of Facebook for Google, offers personal and company based profiles that allow them to share their content, photos, videos and more. The Google+ service aims to make connecting on the web more like connecting in the real world, and therefore we created a profile a few years back in order to further interact with our unique customer base. Valor uses Google+ to share the latest product updates, exclusive photography and brand new video content to our network so make sure to follow today!     Share your Stories! Customers and Dealers alike love to share their stories with us. Whether it be a custom install…

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    Quick & Easy Homemade Glass Cleaner

    Keeping your windows, mirrors and glass items clean can be a real pain when you don’t have the right tools. It can be especially difficult if you run out of your store bought cleaner or if you can’t stand to pay the price tag in store. So what is the next best option? Well, you might be surprised to hear that glass cleaner can easily be made in your own home and even more surprising it only takes a few minutes to whip up. This spray uses safe, chemical free ingredients that you most likely already have in your cupboard. Before you know it, you’ll have sparkling windows without the cost…

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    Introducing the Ledgeview Insert

    Introducing the Portrait Ledgeview insert front. The Ledgeview gives a clean, contemporary retrofit option for our versatile Portrait series program, while offering a slimmer design than the Portrait Ledge. Discover the Ledgeview by reading more: Front Options The new Portrait Ledgeview insert comes in 3 styles: Bronze, Brushed Nickel or Black. All 3 of these options come standard with a black backing plate to make the front “pop” in your living space! Portrait Features Heats without electricity – Operates even during a power outage Heats without the need for a fan – a quieter fireplace experience Standard safety barrier screen Learn More Looking for more information on the Portrait Ledgeview…

  • How To Use Wood Crates In Home Decor
    Home Design & Decor

    How To Use Wood Crates In Home Decor

    Rustic home decor has made a big statement over the last few years. Whether it’s vintage crates, unique wood pieces or an older piece of equipment that is now decorative, you may be surprised at what you can find. But one really popular item that has been appearing quite a bit are vintage wood crates. Usually they come with faded writing or printing from their previous owner, but that usually gives them character and a unique touch. On the flip side, you can find these basic crates at your local craft store and give them a vintage touch with colored stain. When it comes to home decor you can create…

  • Valor Products

    New Horizon Options for Fall 2015

    Since being introduced in 1998, the Valor Horizon Series has been a proven work horse and is now a cornerstone of the Valor fireplace family. The engine was developed from the Portrait Series, forming the backbone for the Horizon & H4 programs. Today, the Horizon has become “go to model” for new installations, as well as retrofitting old wood or gas units. We are pleased to introduce 2 new fronts that follow continuity from other successful product families: the 672MBF Matte Black Front & 673EDN/Z Edgemont “Lift Off” Doors. 672MBF Matte Black Front The Matte Black Front, carried over from the Legend G3 Series, offers a clean face, full view…

  • Food & Recipes

    Homemade Pumpkin Muffins

      The harvest season is upon us and one of the most popular ingredients this month is pumpkin! Whether you enjoy pumpkin in your latte, your baked goods or in your main course, the options are endless. However, today our focus is on delicious, easy to make pumpkin muffins that won’t take long to create. Not only can you whip these treats up right before guests arrive, they freeze well if you prefer to save and store them for later in the year. Check out the post below to learn how to make homemade pumpkin muffins:   Ingredients Needed: 3 Eggs 1 Cup Of Olive Oil 1 Can Of Puree…

  • 3 Ways To Keep Your Pet Safe Around The Fireplace
    Fireplace Safety

    3 Ways To Keep Your Pet Safe Around The Fireplace

    Pet safety around the fireplace may not be your first thought, as most times we just assume that our cat or dog will know better. But most pets will let the curiosity get the best of them and check out the flickering flames of a fireplace.  Now, if you plan to purchase or already own a Valor Fireplace, you may already know about the safety barrier that is included with every fireplace purchased after January 1st, 2015. Valor barrier screens protect the whole family, all the way down to our furry friends from the glass and heat of the fireplace. However, it is important to know what else you can do…

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    Follow Valor on Facebook

    Social media is a big avenue for Valor to announce things like new products, TV media, technical servicing and so much more, and Facebook is at the forefront of our social campaigns. With over 3,800 followers Facebook is Valor’s largest social platform and encourages our customers and dealers to actively post on our page. Review some of the way our Facebook page can help you get more information on Valor today: Interact with Valor Whenever we post a photo, status update or video, we encourage our users to comment, ask questions or post their own photos to show us. We love to interact with our customers so if you ever…

  • Home Holiday Decor

    DIY Decorating With Fall Leaves

    When you think of decorating for the Fall, what items come to mind? The Fall season usually brings in elements of nature, warm tones and cozy decor that can be used as decorations. One great item is Fall leaves, as they have amazing shades of color and can be used in so many ways. Whether you choose to use them as is or incorporate them into a decor project for your home, we think you will be very happy with the result. See the ideas before for DIY decorating with fall leaves.   Fall Leaf Bowl This Fall leaf bowl is an easy to make show stopper for your home…