• 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…

  • Valor Comfort Control
    Valor Products

    Efficiency Features

    Safety, control and home energy savings are just a few of the benefits of owning Valor radiant gas fireplace. To provide your friends, family and even pets with optimal comfort we have put together a collection of smart, energy efficient reasons to install a Valor fireplace in your home. 5 Day Shut Down Feature With Valor’s eco-friendly design, your pilot flame will automatically turn off if the fireplace is inactive for over 5 days, saving energy and lowering overall home heating costs. To learn more, watch the video below: 6 Hour Turn Down Feature The ValorStat Remote Control System automatically adjusts the fireplace flame to pilot light if there is…

  • Fireplace Information

    Why You Should Consider A Valor This Fall

    The signs of Fall have arrived in the form of leaves falling to the ground, cooler temperatures and darker evenings. So, knowing we’re heading in to a new season, this is a great time to consider adding in some upgrades to your home before the cold hits. One upgrade that can make the Winter and colder months a lot easier is a Valor Radiant Gas Fireplace as it will provide comfort and warmth to your home with just a click of a button. Keep reading to find out why you should consider a Valor Fireplace this fall: Radiant Heat Technology: Radiant heat technology is not only the most natural and healthiest…

  • Food & Recipes

    Homemade, Rustic Tomato Soup

    As the Summer sun fades and the cooler weather arrives, that usually means that our day-to-day routines switch into a different mode. We tend to wear warmer clothes, prepare the house for the winter season and start cooking warmer and heartier foods as the temperature drops outside.  So, what could be better than a warm bowl of tomato soup to keep warm and full throughout the cooler season? This recipe uses the freshest ingredients and will only take a few simple steps and before you know it you’ll have a big batch of soup ready to feed a crowd or it could be stored or frozen for a later date. Keep…