• Food & Recipes

    Easy & Simple Sugar Cookies

    As the holiday decorations  start appearing in our malls and the Christmas tunes start playing on the radio, it doesn’t take long to get caught up in the excitement of Christmas and the holiday season.  One easy way to get your family in the spirit is to spend the day at home baking sugar cookies and drinking your favorite warm drink. Not only is this a great activity for kids and adults, it is also a fun project that leaves you with delicious results. So gather up the family, put on a movie and follow the recipe below to make your very own, and very easy, sugar cookies: Easy &…

  • Home Design & Decor

    How To Decorate With Bold Colours

    When you are thinking of decorating a room, do you find yourself sticking with a similar design and colour palette throughout the whole home? It can be very easy to fall into the habit of choosing similar colours and designs for each room you decorate.  However, if you are looking for a way to break out of the same routine and try something new, why not add some bold colours into your space? Not only will this give your room a modern, bright look but you’ll also get to highlight a few of your favourite accent items! When adding bold colours into a neutral room, it’s important to not crowd the room…

  • H5 Series
    Valor Products

    Featured Product: H5 Series

    Introduced earlier this year, the H5 Series is the latest addition to Valor’s radiant gas fireplace lineup. Building off of the success of the Horizon & H4 Series, both of which have proven themselves as tried and true heaters, The H5 continues tradition blending distinct, quality materials with the latest in radiant and convective heat technology. Firebeds When purchasing an H5 you will have a few different options for firebeds: The 1150 model comes equipped with the Traditional Log set, but if you decide on the 1100 model you have the option of choosing between the Pebble Beach or Murano Glass firebeds. Valor also provides the option of a Decorative…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    5 Ways To Keep Your Home Warm This Winter

    As the winter season starts creeping in, you may notice your home feeling colder by the minute. With the dropping temperatures, it can be hard to keep the home feeling warm and cozy on the inside when the outside is so dreary! There are, however, a few easy ways to keep your home warm over the winter and it won’t take too much extra effort. Check out the list below for 5 ways to keep your home warm this winter and learn how you can stay extra warm with Valor’s radiant heat feature! Curtains: Whether you switch your curtains a few times a year or you have a favorite pair that…

  • Food & Recipes

    How To Make A Latte At Home–Without An Espresso Machine

      It can be so easy to get into the habit of visiting your local coffee shop for your morning latte or cappuccino. While it may be easier to stop in and pick something up quick, what if you could make the same great drink right in the comfort of your own home? Not only will you have the same tasty drink, you’ll also have a few extra minutes to curl up in front of your Valor Fireplace and  start your day off right. You won’t need an espresso machine or any other fancy appliances to make the perfect homemade latte.  Not only will you get the same delicious results, you’ll…

  • Valor Products

    Featured Product: H4 Series

    The Valor H4 Series integrates contemporary design with efficient heat, making it one of our most versatile fireplaces to date. The H4 is a member of the Horizon Series, which has proven itself as a tried and true heater, warming thousands of homes across North America for almost two decades. Firebeds The H4 Series come with 2 firebed options: the log and rock effect. Customers can also add the 761DRK (Decorative Rock Kit) to 650IR models or as an addition to the 619 Rock Set Kit (as shown below). Trims & Backing Plates To go along with your firebed you will also need to choose from a variety of trim…

  • Fireplace Safety

    No Power, No Problem: Keeping Warm With A Valor

    If you are already a Valor Fireplace owner, you might have heard of the phrase “No Power, No Problem” before! One of the key features included with each Valor unit is the ability to run and heat your fireplace even when the power goes out. Over the last few years in North America, storms have appeared in all shapes and sizes taking out the electricity and heat down as it goes. In fact just last year, part of eastern Canada and the USA were hit by intensely cold winds and strong weather conditions that knocked out power for long stretches of times for homeowners and businesses. Owning a Valor gas…

  • Fireplace Information

    Valor Brochures & Manuals

      When considering purchasing a new fireplace, a lot of research is usually needed to esnure you make the right choice for your home and family. Usually, the research entails looking online at different inspiration pictures, visiting local fireplace dealers or looking through different publications that will supply you with details to make the final decision.  It may sound like an overwhelming task to choose the fireplace that works best for your home but with the right information and tools, it makes the whole process that much easier. Valor offers a large collection of glossy, easy to read brochures that give you the full picture of what your desired fireplace will look…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    How To Hang Artwork Like A Pro

    When you decorate your home, one of the first thing to go up on the wall is usually artwork and pictures! This not only adds a personal touch to the room you’re decorating, it also gives you a way to show off your true style.  It can, however, be a difficult task to hang artwork as there are so many details to consider before putting anything on the wall! For example, the photo above shows how a small photo can make a big difference in the room. Having the picture perfectly centered above the Valor Legend G3 Inserthelps it stand out, while not taking away from the rest of the room.…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    3 Ways To Extend The Life Of Fresh Cut Flowers

    Having fresh cut flowers around the house can really add to your home and decor. Not only will the colours from the various flowers brighten the room, it also brings that beautiful aspect of outside into the home.  This is a great way to bring a new texture into your decor scheme while incorporating the wonderful scent of fresh flowers flowing through the house on a regular basis. The only slight downside to buying and displaying fresh cut flowers is that they don’t live very long once trimmed and in water. There are, however, some really easy ways to keep flowers alive for longer and keep them looking fresh! Keep these…