• Home & Lifestyle,  Home Design & Decor

    5 Helpful Tips For Decluttering

    There is something about the new year and the month of January, that get us cleaning, organizing and decluttering our homes more than usual. So, to take advantage of this new found energy we’ve gathered 5 helpful tips for decluttering your home. Keep reading to find out more: Start By Collecting: Take a quick tour of the house with a laundry basket or box in hand. Pick up anything that isn’t in its correct place and throw it in the box and start putting things back as you walk by. This method will instantly reset your space and help you see areas of clutter. Tackle The Paper: Paper is one of the biggest items…

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    5 Ways To Prep Your Backyard For Winter

    While we would love to ignore the fact that Winter is on the way, it’s a great time to start preparing our outdoor space for the colder season. Fall yard work can actually be pretty enjoyable with the cool but comfortable temperature and the tasks aren’t too labour intensive.  Check out the list below for 5 ways to prep your backyard for Winter: Rake & Clean: While the leaves are beautiful as they change colour and fall from the trees they, unfortunately, need to be dealt with before Winter. So, take the time to rake the backyard from one side to the other and remove any tree debris or weeds.  This will…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    5 Ways To Improve Your Home’s Technology

      Technology is forever improving and changing as the years go by and it seems that you can find a piece of technology almost everywhere you go. So, to keep up with it all why not install a few things that will improve your home’s technology and make daily tasks a little more efficient. The options are endless from thermostats to lighting control and you might find that life gets a little easier with these systems in place.   Voice Assistant These little hubs are popping up everywhere from companies such as Google, Amazon, Samsung and more! You can basically have an assistant in your home who can provide you with…

  • Fireplace Information

    Handset Location and Set Temperatures

    Remote Control Handset Location Having trouble maintaining a set temperature within the home? It could be the location of your remote control handset. The handset is the temperature sensing device, like a thermostat, meaning temperature regulation of the fireplace can be effected by the location of the handset. For example, If the handset is mounted on an outside wall, the cold will cause the handset to increase the fireplace temperature. If the handset is exposed to sun at certain times of day through a window, the handset will give a false reading as well. Finding the “Comfort Zone” Ideally your remote control handset should be in the vicinity of your…

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    How Do I Turn My Fireplace On and Off?

    Turning the Fireplace ON There are 2 easy ways to get started with your Valor fireplace – use either the standard handheld remote control or the optional Valor wall switch. When using your remote control, hold down the OFF and large flame button simultaneously. You will hear a beep, which starts the activation sequence – release the buttons at this point. Once the pilot light ignites, the flames will turn to full fire and remain in “Manual Mode”. When operating from your Valor wall switch, press the ON/OFF button and your pilot will ignite and turn the flame to high fire. Turning the Fireplace OFF Easily shut down your fireplace…

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    Timer & Temperature Modes

    Your Valor fireplace has a number of options and modes available that will benefit both the fireplace and you as a homeowner. The ValorStat Plus remote control gives you the power to select, adjust and program the desired temperature that you want while the built-in timer turns your fireplace ON to warm your home before you wake up and can be programmed to turn OFF after you go to bed. Learn more about each operational mode below: Setting the Temperature To set the temperature of your fireplace, similar to central heating in your home, Follow these quick steps: press the SET button until you see the TEMP (SUN) mode. Hold…

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    Adjusting Flame Heights

    Adjusting Flame Heights to Low & High Using your Valor remote control simply press the large flame button to turn your fireplace to high. To set your fire to low, press the small flame button until the desired flame height is met. If you are using the Valor wall switch, simply use the UP & DOWN buttons to adjust your flame height until you find the perfect balance.   Turning Down to Pilot Using the remote, hold the small flame button until the flame goes out. For the Valor wall switch press the DOWN button. Your pilot light will remain on and allow you to easily start up your fireplace…

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    Efficiency Features

    Safety, control and home energy savings are just a few of the benefits of owning Valor radiant gas fireplace. To provide your friends, family and even pets with optimal comfort we have put together a collection of smart, energy efficient reasons to install a Valor fireplace in your home. 5 Day Shut Down Feature With Valor’s eco-friendly design, your pilot flame will automatically turn off if the fireplace is inactive for over 5 days, saving energy and lowering overall home heating costs. To learn more, watch the video below: 6 Hour Turn Down Feature The ValorStat Remote Control System automatically adjusts the fireplace flame to pilot light if there is…

  • Fireplace Information

    Importance of Adjustable Heat

    All Valor heaters are designed with variable heat controls, allowing each individual user to choose their desired temperature for that specific space. Often we see other fireplaces offering similar options, but you would be surprised at how much of the competition can only be turned down very little or not at all. Valor’s wide operating range and ease of adjustment allows you to match the heat output to the heat required providing maximum use and enjoyment. Keep in mind that a fireplace with a huge BTU rating with limited turn down is just another furnace and will not provide a Comfort Zone. Controlling Your Valor Fireplace For further information on…

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    Fireplace Control Options

    Valor has several remote control options and features available across the product line with the goal to benefit both the fireplace and the home owner. We’d like to take the time to go over each model and describe the benefits and which fireplace model each remote can work with. Valor Comfort Control Remote The Comfort Control remote from Valor is the latest in fireplace remote controllability. The goal of the Comfort remote is to manage your home heating needs with convenience, reliability and overall simplicity. A touch button handset easily ignites the pilot light, while making it simple to adjust flame levels with the programmable options such as room temperature…