Bored of Your Fireplace? Ideas for Updates

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In many homes, a fireplace stands out as the centerpiece of the room. In fact, its size, color and shape will dominate almost any decor. Still, fireplaces do become outdated and must be updated at some point. Here are a few ideas for updating yours if it has started to bore your aesthetic sensibility: Replace the Mantel – Much of a fireplace's … [Read more...]

Can a Fireplace Really Increase Your Home’s Value?

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When adding any feature to a home, many homeowners naturally wonder whether the feature will positively affect the home’s value. If this question is posed regarding fireplaces, the answer is a resounding yes. Charm A fireplace adds charm to a living space. It is a feature that immediately makes any room feel more inviting. Valor Radiant Gas … [Read more...]

Reduce Your Energy Usage with Zone Heating

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Heating your home is necessary to keeping comfortable and healthy, especially during the colder seasons of the year. However, doing so takes up a lot of energy, which can become costly when it comes to your heating bills. One way to cut down on the use of energy is by investing in a zone heating … [Read more...]