• Home & Lifestyle

    How To Fix Stubborn Drawers!

    There is nothing worse than a dresser or storage unit with drawers that just won’t cooperate. Whether you’re dealing with an antique or older dresser that won’t budge or with a drawer that is so stuck it is almost unusable, don’t fear as we have the perfect solution! Not only are sticky drawers easy to fix, you won’t have to look far in your home for the supplies needed. Depending on how stuck your drawer is, you may need to try a few of these methods below or use a combination of them to get the best results. Read below to find out how to fix all the stubborn drawers in your…

  • Fireplace Information

    Creating a Focal Point

    When designing a room, some designers like to create a focal point and then add in decor, pops of color and furniture to make the ideal space. When the focal point of the room is a stunning Valor Gas Fireplace, we’d like to think that we have some great ideas for ensuring your space truly stands out among the rest. Whether you want to keep it simple, modern or traditional, Valor fireplaces will always be able to bring the room together and offer steady, efficient heat. Depending on your space there are a ton of different options available, review some of our thoughts below: Keep it Simple, Keep it Light…

  • Food & Recipes

    Homemade Soft Pretzels

      There is nothing better than the smell of a freshly baked good, baking away in the oven. Not only will your house smell amazing through the process, you’ll also be able to serve and share your hard work to your family and friends. On that note, we are talking about making homemade soft pretzels right in your own kitchen! These taste just like the ones your can get at your local fair or baseball game, without the cost and you’ll get to put your own signature twist on them. Check out the recipe below to learn how to make fresh, homemade soft pretzels: Ingredients Needed: 1 1/3 of Warm…

  • TV & Collaborations

    Love It or List It Monday’s

    Are you ready for an all NEW episode of Love It or List It Vancouver featuring a stunning Valor Legend G3 Series fireplace? Well we know we are! A local Vancouver based couple will decided between a beautiful home renovation from Jillian Harris, or decide that 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 those interested to learn more about the Legend G3 Insert Series please click here. And don’t fret if you miss the initial airing, this episode will be…

  • Valor Products

    Introducing the Portrait Clearview

    2015 will be a big year for the Valor Portrait Series, and today we would like to announce a brand new front known as the Clearview! The Portrait Clearview follows similar design cues from the Legend G3 & Horizon models by incorporating clean and modern styles along with quality material finishes. With a clean vintage iron trim and a standard clean lower panel, the Clearview is another proven design for our valued customers to choose from. For a more traditional look, try adding the Traditional Cast Iron Fret. Portrait Series The Portrait series is ideal for older home renovations thanks to it’s wide range of fronts and co-linear adaptor systems.…

  • Home Design & Decor

    Creative Home Bar Ideas

    Do you love to entertain? Most people you talk to love to have people over for social nights or dinner parties full of great food and drinks. But do you ever find something is missing on these nights? One of the key components that sometimes can be forgotten are beverages! Whether you are serving non alcoholic cocktails or smooth high balls, presentation and how you serve your drinks is very important. So, why not serve drinks and refreshments from a home bar where your guests can relax and see your selection all at the same time. Now, a home bar may sound pricey, but luckily there are a few different options from…

  • Valor News

    Locate a Valor Dealer

    Valor has recently re-designed their Dealer search engine page to make it easier than ever to find the nearest authorized Valor dealer. Gone is the large banner and tiny search box and in its place is a stunning new search box, simple graphics and easy to read titles. Your search results will now start at the top of the page, so you are guaranteed to see more options right away. Click here or click the image below to try it out for yourself:   Why Buy from a Valor Dealer? Valor fireplaces are sold via our authorized dealer network across Canada & the United States. Valor dealers provides qualified installations…

  • Home Design & Decor

    3 Reasons Why You Should Have A Mudroom

    Mudroom’s are one of the newer trends that can be found in modern homes today. There is a good reason these petite rooms are built into homes, because they tend to bring organization and cleanliness to a head and make life just a little easier. Mudroom’s will essentially act as a catch all for the entire family, whether you choose to use it for extra storage or somewhere to land when you enter and exit the home. Reason #1: Clutter Eliminator  Mudroom’s are the perfect room to have as they can eliminate clutter right when you step in the door. This is because these small, yet powerful rooms can organize and…

  • Valor Products

    Featured Product: Classic Arch

    The Classic Arch from Valor is powered by the refined Portrait Series engine, providing stead even radiant heat & performance for your living space. The Portrait engine, along with any Valor radiant gas fireplace, does not need electricity and does not require a fan to provide optimal heating. The Classic Arch is a tribute to the highly successful Windsor Arch front, designed to give your fireplace the attention it deserves. Brushed chrome highlights emphasize the cast-iron body, while the radiant flames dance within the firebox. Fuel Beds The Portrait Classic Arch has 3 unique fuel beds to choose from that best fit the style and decor of your home: Log,…

  • Food & Recipes

    Homemade Garlic Butter

      Garlic is a very popular ingredient that you can find in almost any restaurant or house-hold. It can be used for cooking in the kitchen, around the home and even in medical remedies! But what we love to use it for is simple, rich and creamy garlic butter. Not only does this recipe add a little kick to everyday butter, you can use this in almost any way you want from frying up your favorite meal to spreading it on bread.  Check out the delicious recipe below to learn how to make your own homemade garlic butter! Ingredients Needed: 1 Cup Of Butter (Unsalted is best) 1 Tablespoon Of…