• Fireplace Safety

    Maintaining Your Valor Fireplace

    With each Valor gas fireplace comes an important step of routine maintenance for things like glass cleaning. We want to ensure that each fireplace user is fully aware of all of the features and maintenance required to maximize the service life of your fireplace. By scheduling routine maintenance, you ensure a safer and more efficient fireplace for your family for years to come! Maintaining Your Fireplace A fireplace surface, especially the glass viewing window, become extremely hot during operation. At full capacity a Valor gas fireplace can get over 500°F and will remain hot even after the fireplace is turned off for a period of time. All Valor models now…

  • Home Design & Decor

    How To Make Your Dining Room Stand Out

    In almost every house you will find a dining room or formal seating area somewhere in the home. However, sometimes dining rooms get forgotten about for a less formal eating area or because they simply don’t get enough use. So what needs to be done to make your dining room stand out? Well, a great base to start with is to purchase a dining room table and set of chairs that works best for your family.  You’ll want to look for a dining set that meets all the needs of your family (size, younger children, no children etc.) and one that will fit into the space well. Once you have the…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    DIY All Natural, All Purpose Cleaner

    It can be hard to find a home cleaning product that isn’t packed full of strong chemicals and extra additives. Even when you do find these all natural products, you end up paying double the price tag because of the included ingredients. Luckily, there is an easy way to save the cost and get rid of the unneeded chemicals around the house! You can make your own, DIY all natural, all purpose cleaner that can be used on almost any surface in the house. You won’t have to fuss with several bottles of cleaners as this one natural solution could potentially clean your whole house. Check out the simple instructions below…

  • Media,  Valor Products

    ValorStat vs. Thermostat

    The ValorStat is an exclusive control feature available on select Valor fireplace models. A ValorStat will automatically adjust the burning rate to match the heat requirement of the room you are in, keeping you warm and cozy in the space you want to be. Simply select the temperature level you desire on the remote or wall swith and the heater regulates itself, burning as low or high as needed to keep an even room temperature. By contrast, conventional thermostats regulate heat by turning burners on and off rather than up or down. This results in fluctuating room temperatures and a fire effect that is unnatural and erratic. ValorStat Remote Control…

  • Home Design & Decor

    Decorating Your Home: Accent Pieces

    Every home comes with little nooks, corners and wall space that are just begging to be filled up with your favorite piece or modern decor item. But where do you start? You’ll want keep in mind it’s best to avoid cluttering the room with knick-nacks but still show your true personality with the items you choose.  So when it really comes down to it, it’s all about finding that perfect combination of furniture, room colors and accent pieces. We have picked a few Valor inspired rooms to show you how adding accent pieces can really change the look and feel of the room. When you’re starting to bring accent pieces into your…

  • Valor Products

    Featured Product: L2 Linear Series

    The Valor L2 Linear Series was inspired by the highly successful L1 Series, boasting an impressive 50″ linear viewing area. The L2 is a bold statement for any living space, exuding efficiency and Valor heat performance. The stunning Long Beach Driftwood firebed, combined with the beautiful flames within and impressive trim options make the L2 a true luxury fireplace for your home. Firebeds & Liners The L2 offers 2 firebeds similar to what would be found on the L1 Series: the Long Beach Driftwood & Murano Decorative Glass. Choose between the Fluted Black Liner or the new Reflective Glass Liner to experience the flames on a whole new level! Inspired…

  • Home Design & Decor

    In The Kitchen With Valor Fireplaces

    When it comes to designing  your kitchen or dining space, what are the key items that you must have? Well, obviously an organized and well designed kitchen is one and a functional yet beautiful dining room is another. However, have you ever considered adding  a fireplace into your kitchen or dining room design?  Not only can it add an elegant, unique touch to either room, it’s also a great way to bring the warmth and comfort of a Valor Fireplace into an unexpected space. Dining Room While a fireplace in the dining room may seem unusual, it actually gives your room more purpose and functionality.  In the photo below we can…

  • Valor News

    Medal of Valor Community Program

    For the past 3 seasons Valor has teamed up the WHL’s Vancouver Giants to promote the Medal of Valor community program. Valor and the Giants have a great relationship, and to have the opportunity to honor the hardest working individuals in the community is truly gratifying. Previous winners have ranged from paramedics to high profile professionals to organizers of charitable events. Recipients are acknowledged during a live ceremony during Giant home games during the first period. How to Enter: (BC, Canada Residents only) Have you made a contribution to the Greater Vancouver Area or know someone that has? If so, enter to be a Medal of Valor recipient presented by…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    6 Ways To Reduce Clutter Around The Home

    Getting organized at home can be an incredibly daunting task. Sometimes it feels like an even bigger mountain to climb when your surrounded by clutter. So what’s the best way to handle it and conquer it? Well, it may not be a one step process, but once you’re through the task of reducing clutter and organizing your home, you’ll be amazed at how much better you and your home will feel. Also, as an added bonus it’s been said that by reducing clutter around the home, you’ll help lower your personal stress level. Check out the 6 easy ways below to reduce clutter and create a happier home! Keep, Toss, Donate: It’s time…

  • Food & Recipes

    10 Ways To Make Popcorn More Exciting

    Whether you like air popped, stove top, microwave or movie theater popcorn it’s the perfect snack for any occasion. When curling up with a movie, blanket or sitting with the family in front of your Valor Fireplace, popcorn seems to be a popular snack choice. But sometimes dressing your favorite snack with butter or salt can get a little boring, so why not shake things up? You can make fully custom, gourmet popcorn without leaving the comforts of your own home. All you need is a few ingredients for toppings and popcorn of your choice.  Check out the 10 ways below to make popcorn more exciting. Greek: For a Mediterranean style…