• Home Holiday Decor

    5 Wreaths To Display This Fall

    Fall has officially arrived and it’s time we embrace and celebrate the new season. While the options are endless for celebrating the arrival of Fall, one of the best ways is to hang a wreath on your front door for all to see. This way you’ll be able to add a little Autumn inspired decor to the outside of your home and you’ll have a cheerful design that will greet guests and family as they enter. The tough part about decorating with a Fall wreath is finding the one that you love and that fits your home the best. So, to make the choice a little easier we have gathered…

  • How To Create A Home Coffee Bar
    Home & Lifestyle

    How To Create A Home Coffee Bar

    Most people find themselves waking up to the fresh smell of coffee, wafting from the kitchen and waiting to be enjoyed. Because of that, it makes perfect sense to have a designated coffee spot in the home where all the accessories, mugs, and coffee can be found to make for an easy morning process. This not only saves you time in the morning from not having to pop to your local coffee shop, it will also save you a few dollars every day! To create this coffee bar, you will need a dedicated counter space or table where you can build a coffee bar to display and house all coffee…

  • All NEW Valor Website!
    Fireplace Information

    Valor Professionals

    State-of-the-hearth designer-friendly technology We wanted to provide architects, designers, and builders with a “one stop shop” for information on product features, latest products and more with an easy-to-use website. Valor Professionals aims to provide important information with a simple yet beautiful web page which can not only showcase some of our stunning fireplace products but also provide you with information on the features that your clients want. Current Feature As new products and features are announced, the page will be updated and changed. Currently, we are featuring information on the Valor HeatShift system – which transfers excess warmth upwards through hidden ducts and back into the room. HeatShift could be an…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    5 Ways To Create A Comfortable Kitchen

    Most people will tell you that the kitchen is the most frequented space in the entire home because it truly acts as a hub for the entire family. Because of this, it’s important that we really think about the way our kitchen feels and looks, as you want to create a comfortable yet functional space. This can be done by thoughtfully planning out the elements that go into your kitchen and adding in items that make the entire family and any guests as comfortable as possible. Keep reading below to learn 5 key ways to create a comfortable kitchen: Bring In Warmth: When it comes to your kitchen space, it’s important…

  • Valor News

    All NEW Valor Website!

    After a stellar run with our previously designed website, we are happy to introduce our brand new responsive based company website. This project was a complete redevelopment from the ground up and utilized technologies we simply couldn’t utilize on the old website. Discover the changes, benefits and more by reading below. Responsive Design is an updated approach to web development aimed at allowing web pages to be viewed in relation to the size of the device. So, whether you are at your computer, using your phone or browsing on your tablet – the same Valor information, imagery, and videos will be available. New website features: High impact landing pages Easy-to-read…

  • Valor News

    Visit Valor at the Calgary Home & Design Show

    Valor will be a part of the Calgary Home & Design show at BMO Centre this week! The show focuses on all things design, entertainment and home improvement which sounds like a great venue for us to showcase some our most aesthetically pleasing and feature filled fireplaces. It’s the perfect place to see a Valor burn right before your eyes! Learn more about the show below: When’s the show? September 22nd – 25th, 2016 Where’s the show? The Calgary Home & Design show will be held at the BMO Centre. For directional and mapping support, click the map below: Where can you feel the warmth of a Valor fireplace? You…

  • Food & Recipes

    Homemade Apple Butter

    When September arrives, it usually brings a few great things with it such as seasonal fruit, cooler evenings and beautifully colored trees and leaves! Now, as mentioned seasonal fruit is one of the great things that arrives with September, in particular Apples come into season and in all different varieties. The great news is, you can make a homemade apple butter with those wonderful apples that will last all month-long and is great served to guests or given as a gift. Check out the recipe below to make your own batch of slow cooked apple butter today:   Ingredients Needed: 12 Ounces Of Apple Juice 1 1/2 Cups Of Apple…

  • Valor News

    Visit Valor at IDS Vancouver 2016

    Valor will be taking part in the IDS Vancouver Interior Design show this weekend! The show features over 250 exhibitors ranging from industry professionals to architects to every day consumers, all of which are extremely excited to showcase their design work and new products. Valor will be showcasing some of the top selling fireplaces and new features available. When’s the show? September 22nd – 25th, 2016 Where’s the show? IDS Vancouver 2016 will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre. For directional and mapping support, click the map below: Where can you feel the warmth of a Valor Fireplace? You can see live burning Valor flames and talk to our…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    Fall Inspiration For Your Fireplace

    In just a few weeks we will be welcoming the beginning of Fall and embracing the cooler weather and the leaves scatter on the ground. So, what could be a better way to welcome Fall than by decorating our home and the surrounding area of our Valor Gas Fireplace to really get into the season. When it comes to decorating your fireplace and the areas that surround it, you want to make sure your decorations accent your existing setup and you want to ensure that the decorations won’t take away from the beautiful flickering flames that provide us with warmth and comfort. The best way to get started on a…

  • Home Design & Decor

    3 Home Items You Should Consider Upcycling

    Upcycling isn’t a new word in the home and design community, but it may be one you haven’t heard of before. Basically, upcycling means taking an item you own or have found and changing it to  a product that provides more value and use than in its original form. The rules for upcycling are simple: there are no rules and creativity should be the number one project material! You can take almost any item and turn it into some wonderful and perhaps even more useful and loved than it as before. We have chosen 3 home items that make for a great project and an easy upcycle, check those out…