• Media

    Valor’s Video Library

    As the Fall season rolls along we wanted to remind our customers of the many videos that Valor has to offer that can help you better understand your fireplace and the functions associated with the product. We are continually growing our “burning fire” videos for each product while also offering important videos for remote control usage, optional features and so much more. Valor’s Online Video Library Our online video library is your one-stop-shop for all Valor videos. We’ve made a simple page that outlines all of the videos created by Valor, and all of them can viewed right in your browser window by clicking the thumbnails. Here’s an example of…

  • Home Design & Decor

    Where & How To Use Chevron In Your Home

    Chevron is a very popular pattern that has been on trend for the last few years in the home design world. Most people you talk to love this pattern for its bold lines and because it is so versatile it can be used in almost any room.  So, the next question is how and where to use this great pattern in your home? Well, the options are pretty much endless as it can be used as an accent wall, as your inspiration for an entire room plan or you can even use it in smaller amounts for pops of design.   Accent Wall This may seem like a daunting undertaking, but…

  • Media

    Fireplace Design Center Updates

    After a Summer of new product introductions we wanted to ensure that our users could get a real feel for what building your own Valor fireplace can be like. We have recently updated our Fireplace Design Center web app with a number of new updates including the NEW H6 Series, Portrait Clearview & Madrona Square front options and accessories. Start building by clicking the example links below: Madrona Square Front Portrait Clearview H6 Series Get designing! Visit the Fireplace Design Center by clicking here.

  • Home & Lifestyle

    DIY Scented Pinecones For Fall

    With the changing of the leaves and outside temperatures dropping lower and lower, it’s easy to see that Fall has arrived. But what about the smell of Fall? That can be almost anything from cinnamon spice to the cool breeze or the scent of a crackling fire. So why not bring some of the smells of Fall into your home with a simple but wonderful DIY project. You can make scented pinecones to have in your home for decorative use with a few simple steps. Check out the instructions below to make your own DIY scented pinecones for fall:   Items Needed: Pinecones (store bought or found outside) White Glue Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Ginger,…

  • TV & Collaborations

    Love It or List It Monday’s!

    Monday’s aren’t all bad are they? Especially when there is a brand NEW episode of Love It or List It Vancouver to watch! A local Vancouver based couple will decide between a beautiful home renovation from Jillian Harris featuring a stunning Valor fireplace, or moving onto a new home and a fresh start with the help of Todd Talbot. Watch tonight to see what they decide! Tune in to the W Network tonight to find out! Check your local listings for air times. This episode will feature a beautiful Valor insert fireplace. To learn more about inserts, please click here. And don’t worry if you miss the initial airing, this…

  • Food & Recipes

    Homemade Apple Cider

    Can you believe that we have already arrived at the first day of Fall? The Summer seems to go by faster every single year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t welcome fall with open arms. One of the downsides of the Autumn months is that the temperatures outside start to drop. But luckily, there are a few ways to beat the cold and stay warm this Fall. One way is to cozy up with the flickering flame of your Valor Fireplace. Not only can you control the flame and temperature with a quick press of the remote, you will feel radiant heat flowing through your home before you know it.…

  • Valor Products

    Introducing the Madrona Square Front

    The Madrona Traditional Freestanding fireplace is now available in both arched and square front design. The beautiful cast iron body remains a staple point and is available in both black and majolica brown depending on the color of your living space. It packs a serious punch with a proven, robust firebox and heat exchanger that delivers the radiant and convective comfort Valor is known for. The new square front offers our customers a larger viewing area, allowing you to see the beautiful logs and flames within the firebox from any angle. It’s the perfect upgrade for an old wood stove, and offers superior home heating and comfort for any room…

  • Home Design & Decor

    How To Store Your Home Paper & Bills

    Almost all of us have a spot in the house where all the paper, bills and mail gather. Whether that is a catch-all at the front door for incoming mail or an extra drawer in the living room, it is easy to collect a ton of paper in the home. Unfortunately, these  items tend to pile up quickly and you usually will find yourself digging through stacks of mail and bills just to find what you’re looking for. Luckily, there is an easy way to combat this paper clutter issue and it will help you feel more organized by giving everything a home. Organize Before you can give your home…

  • TV & Collaborations

    Love It or List It Monday’s!

    It’s Monday so that can only mean one thing: it’s time for a NEW episode of Love It or List It Vancouver! A local Vancouver based couple will decide between a beautiful home renovation from Jillian Harris featuring 2 Valor fireplaces, or whether it’s time to move onto a new home and a fresh start. Watch tonight to see what they choose! Tune in to the W Network tonight to find out! Check your local listings for air times. For more information on Portrait Series fireplaces, including the Bolero pictured above, please click here. Did you miss the initial airing, don’t fret because this episode will be on rotation to…

  • Home Design & Decor

    5 Ways To Use Mason Jars Around Your Home

    In the last few years, the trend of using mason jars for something other than jam has absolutely taken off.  These quaint jars have become quite the hot topic in the home and design world because of the endless amount of uses available. We love to see them used in home decor, organizing and even as quirky storage containers because no matter where they end up, the usually end up fitting in perfectly. Check out the 5 ways below to learn how to use mason jars around the home: 1. Gold Mason Jar Vase If you’re looking for a way to take your jars from plain to glam, look no further.…