• Home & Lifestyle,  Home Design & Decor

    3 Simple Tricks To Make Your Home Feel Modern

    It can feel intimidating to update or renovate your home, so it’s a great idea to start making small upgrades around the home to build your skills and to help you gain confidence for larger projects. These simple tricks add a nice touch to the home and they are easy changes to make. Keep reading to for 4 simple tricks to make your home feel modern: Air Vents: Floor air vents may not be the first thing you think of when it comes to home upgrades. However, these grates can have a brassy, undesirable finish and can be quite noticeable depending on where they’re located in the home. For a quick, cost-effective update…

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    HeatShift™ Options & Benefits

    Keeps Walls Cooler Valor’s unique HeatShift™ transfers convective heat upwards through hidden ducts and back into the room — completely bypassing the wall and surface areas above the fireplace — so valued artwork, a TV or construction materials stay cooler. Flexible Installation Options Improved Performance A raised heat outlet improves convection airflow — reducing wall temperatures and improving overall performance – circulating warm air back into the room at a higher elevation. ƒ Harnessing convective warmth, up to 60% of fireplace heat rises and flows through HeatShift™ and back into the room. The remaining radiant heat emanates from the fireplace, warming people and their space. More options for construction Run…

  • NEW Retrofire Insert Brochure
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    NEW Retrofire Insert Brochure

    We are happy to announce an all new Retrofire brochure that has been updated with a new format that highlights the updated engines, installation methods and why the Retrofire is right for you. The Retrofire insert is designed for installation within existing masonry and factory-built wood burning fireplaces. Install your Retrofire clean, as it does not require a front or trim for operation. To learn more about the Retrofire insert, visit valorfireplaces.com/retrofire. Click here to view/download the 2018 Retrofire brochure.

  • Home & Lifestyle,  Home Design & Decor

    5 Unique Wall Shelves

    If there is one thing that everyone needs more of in the home, it’s storage! So, that’s why wall shelves are a great addition to any space as they add storage, give you a place to display your favourite items and they look great.  In fact, some wall shelves act as an art piece on the wall and as a statement for the room.  Keep reading on for 5 unique wall shelves. Rustic Wood Hanging Shelves These rustic wood shelves add a charm to your space while offering a fairly wide space to display your favourite items. These shelves look great as a group or can be used as a…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    4 Must Have Home Signs

    There is nothing better than feeling welcome and comfortable when you enter a home. A great way to extend this feeling to your guests and family is to install pieces of art or decor items that make everyone feel instantly at home. A trend that seems to be going strong is to dress up your front door or the entrance to your home with a fun, welcome sign! It used to be that you could hang a wreath on the door and be done with it, but now is the time to be more creative and make your guests feel like family.  All of the signs you see below can…

  • Retrofire Updates for 2018
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    Retrofire Updates for 2018

    Introducing the New and Improved Retrofire The Retrofire insert was designed to “retro-fit” existing masonry and wood burning fireplaces, and can even accommodate unique and challenging arched or uneven facings. The Retrofire will install in small spaces without the need of closure plates or traditional insert surrounds. Once installed, the Retrofire easily convects and radiates soothing heat. Some describe it as a direct vent, high efficiency gas log. To keep this unique product fresh and innovative, we offer the following exciting upgrades for 2018. New Engines The new engines offer both Direct Vent & B-Vent options and are available in Natural Gas and Propane. Taking a page from the Valor…

  • 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…

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    Locate a Valor Dealer this Summer

    Are you in the market for a new indoor or outdoor gas fireplace this Summer? Look no further than a radiant Valor gas fireplace to provide you and your family with the most comfortable, healthiest & most natural form of heating available. Valor fireplaces are sold through an authorized dealer network across Canada & the United States. Valor dealers provide qualified installations and aftermarket service. Owning a Valor fireplace is a truly enjoyable experience and our dealer network is an integral part of the process. From the initial search, to the finished product, our dealers will be there to make the process of owning a Valor as easy as possible.…

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    Steel Framing Kit for the LX2

    Simplify your Valor LX2 multi-sided fireplace installations by using the all new optional Steel Framing Kit (2200SFK). The Steel Framing Kit consists of 3 sections designed to match the footprint of the LX2 engine and provide improved installation of the unit. The upper section is designed to accommodate the HeatShift’s 38 inch forward-facing LDK4 plenum, the two side-facing LDK3 plenums or the upward-facing LDK7 duct termination plates along with a required minimum 2-1/2″ ceiling gap discharge outlet. For more information on HeatShift™ please visit valorfireplaces.com/heatshift. Benefits of the 2200SFK: Easy to assemble No framing required Can complete install in one visit Sized perfectly to fit the LX2 Please note that…