• Valor News

    Thank You Jack

    We at Miles Industries are saddened to hear of the loss of our great friend Jack Williams at the age of 92. Jack, who was always well dressed, is pictured here on the left with Garry Miles back in the early days of Valor in North America. Jack had worked with Garry since 1967 in the Industrial HVAC business for Temprite Industries, a company he co-founded, before starting Valtech Heating Ltd in 1984. At that time, Jack hired and mentored Paul Miles and together they started the Valor network for Ontario where Jack was instrumental in pioneering the gas fireplace market. Jack retired in 1996 and Miles Industries bought out…

  • Home Design & Decor

    4 Tips & Tricks For Interior Painting

      Painting the interior of your home can seem overwhelming and daunting even when you’re tackling the smallest area. However, it doesn’t have to feel that way, especially if you get prepared and organized before you start. Before you begin applying paint to the walls, it’s important to have a few main things on hand such as paint, brushes, rollers, trays and a drop cloth just in case you end up with a few drips. Keep reading to gather 4 tips and tricks you can use for the next time you decide to paint a wall or a room:   Prepare The Walls & The Paint:  A big aspect of achieving perfectly painted…

  • Media

    Search valorfireplaces.com

    A new search engine has been developed for the Valor website that allows users to quickly search the website using keywords, phrases, model numbers and more. A list of available page and PDF links will be presented which will give our users a broader spectrum of available options for our fireplaces. The new search feature is accessible in the header of the website, at this link or can be accessed below. Search Now: Use the form below to be re-directed to the Valor website and begin your search:

  • Valor Products

    Steel Framing Kit for the LX2

    Simplify your Valor LX2 multi-sided fireplace installations by using the all new optional Steel Framing Kit (2200SFK). The Steel Framing Kit consists of 3 sections designed to match the footprint of the LX2 engine and provide improved installation of the unit. The upper section is designed to accommodate the HeatShift’s 38 inch forward-facing LDK4 plenum, the two side-facing LDK3 plenums or the upward-facing LDK7 duct termination plates along with a required minimum 2-1/2″ ceiling gap discharge outlet. For more information on HeatShift™ please visit valorfireplaces.com/heatshift. Benefits of the 2200SFK: Easy to assemble No framing required Can complete install in one visit Sized perfectly to fit the LX2 Please note that…

  • Fireplace Information

    Spring Clean your Valor Fireplace

    Scheduling a regular maintenance check with your local authorized dealer helps to ensure safe and efficient use as well as maximizing the service life of your Valor gas fireplace. We have developed a list of guidelines that will help you maintain and maximize the performance of your fireplace for Spring 2018: Fireplace surfaces, in particular the glass viewing window, are extremely hot during operation and will remain hot for a period of time after the fireplace is turned off. Close adult supervision is required if there are young children, or at-risk individuals in the house. Glass Viewing Window Clean the glass regularly as soon as you notice the a white…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    5 Tasks To Tackle During Spring Cleaning

      Spring cleaning can seem like a daunting task which in turn can leave you feeling unmotivated to get started. So, instead of tackling it all at once, why not break it down and tackle the tasks that make the biggest difference. You will find that once you get started, you end up going above and beyond and end up with a sparkling clean house. Keep reading to find out which 5 tasks to tackle during this year’s spring cleaning:   Start With Windows & Mirrors: The best place to start is with the areas you end up looking at the most and the places that end up reflecting light. Start…

  • Valor Products

    Get Ready for Spring with Outdoor Fireplaces

    Outdoor Valor Gas Fireplaces Now that Spring has arrived it’s the perfect time to plan your outdoor living space with an outdoor Valor radiant gas fireplace. Using a Valor radiant gas fireplace outdoors provides the kind of heat you and your family need to take away the chill and provide glowing warmth. There are currently 9 zero clearance Valor fireplace engines that can be converted to outdoor units using the GV60CKO Outdoor Conversion Kit. Other outdoor fireplaces cannot match the radiant performance of our well engineered direct vent fireplaces. Valor fireplaces radiate a steady, even heat that extends your time spent outdoors. Available Engines L3 Linear Series L2 Linear Series…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    How To Prepare Your Home For Spring

    Even though it may not feel like Spring just yet, it’s a great time to get ready for a warmer season and prepare your home. You can do a few things that will help prepare and by completing those tasks you will be feeling your home is not only ready for the Spring season but also the Summer season. Keep on reading to find out how you can prepare your home for Spring:   Check Your Roof & Gutters The winter can a real toll on your roof and gutters over the Winter months. So, before Spring truly begins consider taking a quick look at both the roof and gutters…

  • Media

    New Featured Pages!

    The Valor website has recently been updated with an all new design for featured content pages. The new sections incorporate beauty shots of Valor radiant gas fireplaces, focus on the content that matters the most, and provide a better flow compared to the previous iterations. Review several of the pages below and learn more about about the most popular selling features of a Valor fireplace: HeatShift™ Designed to reduce surface temperatures, HeatShift™ is recommended when adding a wall mounted TV, artwork or heat sensitive materials above your fireplace. Learn more: valorfireplaces.com/heatshift Outdoor Fireplaces Using a Valor radiant gas fireplace outdoors provides the kind of heat you and your family need…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    Winter Lifestyle: Valor Fireplaces Blog Review

    Can you believe it’s the first day of Spring?  We can finally start saying goodbye to those dark nights and cold temperatures and we can welcome new flowers and sunnier days. But before we do that, we want to make sure that you haven’t missed any of our winter posts. We covered topics such as storage solutions, indoor gardens, how to be a great host and most importantly we highlighted some new innovations from Valor Fireplaces! Check out the links below of our most recent posts and click to get caught up before we welcome a new season. Tips to Create an Indoor Garden Introducing the Madrona Modern Freestanding Stove…