• Home & Lifestyle,  Home Design & Decor,  Uncategorized

    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

    3 Ways To Celebrate The End Of Summer

    It sounds sad to be celebrating the end of Summer right? Well, as much as we don’t want Summer fun to end it happens regardless so we might as well spend the last few weeks creating extra special memories with friends and family. So before the hot temperatures fade and the cool nights set in, check out these 3 ways to celebrate the end of Summer: Host An End Of Summer Bash: What better way to cap off the season than by throwing a big end of Summer party for all of your friends and family. Not only is this a great way to get everyone together before the Fall starts,…

  • 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…

  • Fireplace Information

    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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    Choosing the Right Fireplace

    Are you having trouble deciding what kind of fireplace is right for you home or outdoor living space? Valor Fireplaces offer a wide variety of installation options – ranging from traditional to modern – to fit any living space. Discover the difference between zero clearance, insert, outdoor and freestanding Valor fireplaces by reading below: Insert Gas Fireplaces Are you converting from an old, inefficient wood burning fireplace? Switch your existing wood-burning gas fireplace into a reliable, heater-rated Valor gas insert. An industry leader in efficient gas insert products, we offer a wide selection of fireplace sizes that adapt to your existing masonry cavity. A welcomed update and upgrade to your…

  • Home Design & Decor

    How To Create An Outdoor Oasis

      As we head into the Summer months, now is the time to start thinking about creating the best backyard that you will want to spend your time in.  You want to consider what makes a space truly relaxing for YOU because in the long run you and your family will be the one spending the most time in the space. So keep reading to find out how to create your own outdoor oasis: Clean It Up It’s almost guaranteed that you will have a hard time relaxing in a cluttered, messy yard. So, before you consider anything else make sure to tackle the yard work that may be looming…

  • Valor Products

    Get Ready for Spring with Outdoor Fireplaces

    Outdoor Valor Gas Fireplaces Now that Spring has arrived it’s the perfect time to plan your outdoor living space with an outdoor Valor radiant gas fireplace. Using a Valor radiant gas fireplace outdoors provides the kind of heat you and your family need to take away the chill and provide glowing warmth. There are currently 9 zero clearance Valor fireplace engines that can be converted to outdoor units using the GV60CKO Outdoor Conversion Kit. Other outdoor fireplaces cannot match the radiant performance of our well engineered direct vent fireplaces. Valor fireplaces radiate a steady, even heat that extends your time spent outdoors. Available Engines L3 Linear Series L2 Linear Series…

  • Home & Lifestyle

    Top Posts for July 2017

    August is officially here but we wanted to take a moment to reflect on some great blog content from July. With the Summer heat setting in we’ve gathered up the top 5 posts of the month to review, and once you’re done reading those wouldn’t you just love to be in a setting like the one pictured above? Learn more about Valor’s outdoor fireplace lineup by clicking here. 5 Tips to make your Home Magazine Worthy Handset Location and Set Temperatures HeatShift™ Benefits & Options Outdoor Fireplace Options 3 Homemade Frozen Desserts As always, make sure to subscribe to our blog using the sign up form on the sidebar –…

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    Valor’s Outdoor Fireplace Options

    Bring Indoor Comfort Outdoors with a Valor Fireplace A Valor radiant gas fireplace provides the heat you and your family need to replace the outdoor chill with comforting, radiant warmth. You can now adapt up to nine different Valor gas fireplace engines with our new Outdoor Conversion kit and take advantage of Valor’s radiant heat outdoors. Outdoor Fireplace Benefits Effectively distributes radiant warmth and comfort. Starts easily and is smokeless – burning 100 times cleaner than wood fireplaces. Safe to use during those dry summer times when open fires are prohibited. Shuts down automatically after six hours of use – providing you with savings and peace of mind. Expands your…

  • Media

    Houzz Project Update

    We’ve updated our Houzz Profile for 2017! Our online Houzz profile has been updated to include our latest photography and product updates from the past few months. New additions include projects for outdoor fireplaces, the Madrona Stove Series, the L1 2-Sided & more. Click the link below to view each project update: Outdoor Fireplaces – 8 photos of compatible zero clearance models added. L1, L1 2-Sided L2, L3 Series – Removed archived photos and added new photos in all project folders that display HeatShift and new media. H5, H6 Series – New photos for new fronts and HeatShift compatibility Legend Inserts – New photos for new fronts View Valor’s Houzz…