• Home & Lifestyle

    5 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Better

    When summer hits in full force and the sun is shining bright, the best place to be is outside or even better, in your backyard! Whether you have a small space to work with or a large backyard with endless opportunities, it’s time to start getting ready for the summer months! A great way to do that is to create some practical yet exciting DIY items to make your backyard the best it can be. Not only is this a fun way to get the whole household outside, it also allows you to create with a few exciting DIY projects that you can call your own. Check out the list…

  • Valor Products

    Introducing Edgemont Doors for the H5

    The popular Valor H5 Series is getting a big upgrade! Introducing the Edgemont “Lift Off” single door and double door front. These popular options were first showcased on the Legend G3.5 & Legend G4 Series, proving to be very successful. In efforts to pursue continuity across the Valor product line, we are proud to offer the Edgemont Front in both single door and double door applications. Edgemont “Lift Off” Single Door The Edgemont single “lift off” door comes in both a stunning bronze powder coat and plated brushed nickel finish. Clean lines transition to any wall finish, housing a stylized mesh screen for maximum safety with minimal visual impact. As…

  • Food & Recipes

    8 BBQ Grilling Tips For The Summer

    BBQ season is officially upon us, or for the most part anyways! In most places we are seeing sunny days that last all the way into the evening, which means barbecue season has officially begun! But before you fire up the grill and start cooking, you might need a few tips to make sure your BBQ is the best it can be all summer long. These tips will help you become a better barbecue master and hopefully will save you time so you can spend less time with the grill and more with your family and friends. Keep reading below to learn what 8 BBQ tips you need for this…

  • Fireplace Information

    Decorative vs. Performance

    While researching which fireplace suits your home the best, it is important to note that there are two types of gas fireplace products to choose from – decorative and performance based. Decorative Fireplaces/Heaters Decorative fireplaces, such as electric or LED heaters, are installed primarily for visual appeal but in fact provide very little heat. Most don’t offer a look that would come close to a realistic firebox and flame, but do offer an easy installation by plugging right into a standard wall outlet. Performance Fireplaces Performance based fireplaces are both aesthetically pleasing in design and “heater-rated”, engineered to effectively heat your living space. All Valor fireplaces are designed with performance…

  • Fireplace Information

    Summer Cleaning Your Valor Fireplace

    As summer is quickly approaching, the last thing we are thinking about is heating up the house with our fireplace as the sun will do that for us! However, before you shut everything down for the warmer months, it’s important to give your Valor fireplace the maintenance it deserves. This will also ensure that it will be ready when temperatures begin to drop in the fall and winter, and your ready to heat your home. Cleaning your fireplace for the summer won’t take much elbow grease and will leave your Valor fireplace looking as good as possible over the summer. Check out the cleaning tips below to get your Valor Fireplace ready for summer:…

  • Media

    Valor Wallpaper Downloads

    We wanted to treat our readers to a fun pack of Valor HD wallpapers, perfect for display on your computer, tablet or HDTV! Each product family is represented, displaying a beautiful room setting along with a stunning Valor fireplace in each featured shot. So don’t delay, download your Valor HD wallpapers today and feel the warmth of a Valor wherever you go! Download the wallpapers (2560×1600) by clicking the images below: For more stunning Valor fireplace photography, visit our Product page to learn more.

  • Home & Lifestyle

    DIY Dusting Spray

    Dust can be one of the biggest problems when it comes to keeping the house clean and fresh. This is because dust can find its way into every corner, ledge and surface and hang on for dear life. But there is a way to combat the every growing dust problem and it won’t take more than a few steps. Now you could easily go out and buy a dust specific cleaner, but instead why not make your own at home? You most likely have all the needed ingredients on hand and you’ll be able to rest easy knowing no chemicals are included in the spray. Keep reading to find out how to…

  • Fireplace Information

    Understanding Fireplace Terminology

    The fireplace industry is full of unfamiliar terms, so we want to supply an understanding of the words or phrases which are frequently associated with Valor fireplaces or the fireplace industry itself. We use a large portion of these terms throughout our website and print material so if you see something you aren’t familiar with, check this page for the answer! B VENT – Listed, factory-built, double wall metal pipe for venting gas appliances with draft hoods and other appliances listed for use with Type B Gas Vent. BLOWER – An electric, motor driven fan used to circulate air at an increased pace and velocity through the fireplace convection air…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    5 Plants For Beginner Gardeners

    Creating a beautiful garden with fresh flowers, greenery and produce is a difficult challenge. This can be especially true for a beginner gardener as you have to know what plant is best for your yard and how to give it enough love to keep it full and beautiful! Luckily, there is an easy way to start as a beginner gardener by planting plants that are easy to grow and maintain. Check out the list below to find 5 plants that are perfect for beginner gardeners: Lavender Lavender not only comes packed with vibrant purple color, it also has a wonderful scent that will keep your garden smelling amazing all year! Lavender…

  • Food & Recipes

    Classic, Vanilla Milkshake

    As we start to get into the summer and the weather starts to warm up,  we start looking for fun drink options to cool us down! Now you could easily go with refreshing water or a cold iced tea, but if you’re looking for something a little more exciting why not make a classic, vanilla milkshake? Most people have a direct memory attached to milkshakes, whether it was enjoying one in the backyard as a child, or sitting in your favorite mom and pop cafe drinking a hand turned milkshake. There are many different ways and styles to make milkshakes, but we like to keep it nice and simple. You’ll want…