• Home Design & Decor

    4 Must Do Summer DIY Projects

    There is no time like the present to dive into your next DIY project! With the sun shining and the days feeling extra long, you might as well take on a project that will last all Summer long. These creative projects help you create show stopping features for your outdoor space, ensuring that they will be the talk of your next Summer BBQ. Keep reading on for 4 must do Summer DIY projects: Garden Box If you have ever seen those fancy wood garden boxes at your local nursery, you’ll be happy to know you can create them in the comfort of your own home! These simple, yet elegantly crafted…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    5 Ways To Spruce Up Your Bathroom

    The bathrooms in our home can sometimes be forgotten about when it comes to design and detail. This can be because we want our bathroom to be a place of functionality and space where everyone can get ready for the day. Now, just because a bathroom is a necessity, it doesn’t mean it can’t look good while being functional. Keep reading to learn about 5 ways that you can spruce up your bathroom: Paint: The number one way to spruce up any bathroom is to slap on a fresh coat of paint. A fresh layer of paint not only makes the entire room feel new and clean, a new colour can…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    How To Host The Best Summer Barbecue

    Barbecue season has officially begun and there is no time to waste when it comes to firing up the grill. However, before you do that you’ll need some expert tips on how to host the best Summer barbecue with friends and family. You will need some very important components such as delicious food, refreshing drinks and the perfect hosting space which can be almost anywhere. Keep on reading to get the best tips for hosting the best summer barbecue:   Plenty Of Food The rule of thumb for hosting any barbecue is to make sure you have plenty of food for everyone who may attend. You never want to come up…

  • Food & Recipes

    Homemade Summer Sangria

    Summer has officially arrived and it is definitely time to celebrate its arrival! What better way to do that, then to whip up a batch of refreshing summer sangria, complete with tangy chopped fruit. This delicious concoction makes for a great Summer staple and can be made in large batches to accommodate a party or a large gathering. Keep reading to find out how to make your own homemade Summer sangria: Ingredients Needed: 1 Bottle Of White Wine  OR Rose (Any kind will do) 1 Cup Of Pineapple Juice 1/2 Cup Of Vodka 1/2 Cup Of Simple Syrup Ice Fruit Needed: Lemon, Lime, Raspberries & Blackberries Instructions: Begin by making a homemade simple syrup.…

  • Valor Fireplaces On Social Media
    Blog News

    Valor Fireplaces On Social Media

    Welcome to Valor Fireplace’s Lifestyle Blog! If you’ve been here before you may have seen our past content and exciting blog posts, but if this is your first time we invite you to explore. Valor’s lifestyle blog covers everything from home and design, decor, food and recipes and the latest news in the fireplace industry. Now, if your an avid blog follower you may have already found us on social media, but if you haven’t we invite you to follow along. Valor is on many social media channels and by following along with us you will be the first to know about new products, company announcements and our latest blog…

  • Home Design & Decor

    5 Summer Features For Your Backyard

    Summer officially arrives this week, which means there is no time to waste when it comes to upgrading the backyard! The best way to do this is to add a few eye-catching items to your backyard that will help create an exciting and inviting yard for everyone to enjoy. Keep reading to find out what summer features you should consider adding to your backyard this Summer: Valor Outdoor Fireplace If you’re looking to add a stand out feature to your backyard, consider adding a Valor Outdoor Fireplace! Not only with this stunning fireplace give your outdoor space a beautiful look, it will also provide a layer of warmth for the outdoor area. …

  • TV & Collaborations

    Marc + Mandy Video Series

    Over the course of the past few years we have collaborated on several videos with the Canadian based TV program Marc + Mandy. Their show provides simple yet trendy tips and tricks for the everyday homeowner by engaging its viewers with relevant topics such as home décor, food, entertainment, celebrities and lifestyle interests. With topics ranging from fireplace installations to outdoor living spaces we covered a wide variety of topics. Watch the videos below or click the link to view more. Trend Spotting: Outdoor Fireplaces   Convert a Wood Burning Fireplace to Gas   HeatShift™ & Zone Heating   Watch More To view all of the videos please click here.

  • Home Design & Decor

    How To Create More Storage For Your Home

    What is the one thing you could use more of in your home? Besides items like furniture, fixtures, and some key renovations the answer is usually more storage space. However, just because a home doesn’t come with pre-existing storage to fit your needs, it can be created with a few simple steps. Keep reading to learn how to create more storage for your home. Utilize Hidden Storage Space One of the best ways to increase storage in the home without actually adding additional storage is to utilize the spaces that may be hidden from view. For example, if you have a bed frame that sits off the ground, use the space underneath…

  • Valor Products

    Improve Efficiencies with AutoFire™

    Improve Efficiencies with AutoFire™ for Valor Inserts AutoFire dynamically tunes your fireplace for peak performance and improved efficiencies. Higher outputs and less fuel consumption will save you on home energy costs. Located on top of the firebox, the AutoFire’s intuitive design automatically adjusts air flow within the fireplace, maximizing heating potential to suit your environment. AutoFire does not require power to operate, relying instead on simple mechanics. The sliding flue collar makes the system easier to access and service for our dealer network. Update and upgrade your home living space with a Valor insert gas fireplace equipped with the Autofire system. Compatible Products Please note that the 738JN/JP is not…

  • Fireplace Information

    Choosing the Right Fireplace

    Are you having trouble deciding what kind of fireplace is right for you home or outdoor living space? Valor Fireplaces offer a wide variety of installation options – ranging from traditional to modern – to fit any living space. Discover the difference between zero clearance, insert, outdoor and freestanding Valor fireplaces by reading below: Insert Gas Fireplaces Are you converting from an old, inefficient wood burning fireplace? Switch your existing wood-burning gas fireplace into a reliable, heater-rated Valor gas insert. An industry leader in efficient gas insert products, we offer a wide selection of fireplace sizes that adapt to your existing masonry cavity. A welcomed update and upgrade to your…