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    How To Display Christmas Cards

    This time of year brings lots of incoming mail and usually a few Christmas cards and well wishes. These cards are perfect for displaying around the home and when they are creatively arranged they double as Christmas decorations for the season. All of these ideas you can make in your home and it can be a great project for the whole family. Keep reading to find out how to display Christmas cards:  DIY Holiday Display If you want to display a unique Christmas tree this holiday season and create a new way for you to display your Christmas cards this is the perfect idea for you.  You will need to…

  • How To Decorate With Pumpkins
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    How To Decorate With Pumpkins

    This is the perfect time of year to decorate with pumpkins and bring some Fall festivity into your home! Pumpkins work great as a stand-alone decoration, but by grouping them together and adding different effects like paint or accents, you can make a great visual impact. Read on for inspiration and ideas for decorating with pumpkins.   DIY Pumpkin Topiary This fun Fall DIY project allows you to create a beautiful pumpkin display for the front entrance of your home. With a few materials and a little time, you will be able to create your own DIY pumpkin topiary that is sure to impress anyone who stops by.  Click the picture…

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    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…

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    New Madrona Freestanding Options!

    This past week brought some new options to the Madrona Freestanding family, with the main focus on the brand new fuel bed option: the Driftwood fuel bed! Valor Dealers – An easier Ordering System Earlier this year we began a program to multi-pack our older models by making the fuel bed and brick liners as separate accessories. This will improve the ordering process for our Valor dealers, while providing more options to customize your fireplace as a customer. Introducing Driftwood for the Madrona We are pleased to announce that the popular Driftwood fuel bed found on the G4, Linear, H6 & H5 Series has made it’s way to the Madrona…

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    Introducing the Madrona Square Front

    The Madrona Traditional Freestanding fireplace is now available in both arched and square front design. The beautiful cast iron body remains a staple point and is available in both black and majolica brown depending on the color of your living space. It packs a serious punch with a proven, robust firebox and heat exchanger that delivers the radiant and convective comfort Valor is known for. The new square front offers our customers a larger viewing area, allowing you to see the beautiful logs and flames within the firebox from any angle. It’s the perfect upgrade for an old wood stove, and offers superior home heating and comfort for any room…

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    Introducing the Portrait Clearview

    2015 will be a big year for the Valor Portrait Series, and today we would like to announce a brand new front known as the Clearview! The Portrait Clearview follows similar design cues from the Legend G3 & Horizon models by incorporating clean and modern styles along with quality material finishes. With a clean vintage iron trim and a standard clean lower panel, the Clearview is another proven design for our valued customers to choose from. For a more traditional look, try adding the Traditional Cast Iron Fret. Portrait Series The Portrait series is ideal for older home renovations thanks to it’s wide range of fronts and co-linear adaptor systems.…

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    Featured Product: Madrona Traditional

    We recently featured the Valor Madrona Contemporary fireplace, but today we’d like to talk about a more traditional version of the Madrona. The Madrona Traditional fireplace has a large arched viewing area for capturing the beautiful and natural-looking fire within, surrounded by a stunning cast iron body. This design is sure to make a bold statement in any space. The Madrona boasts convenience and energy savings, while impressively heating your home using radiant heat. Available in both black & majolica (as shown below). Features ValorStat Plus Remote – The Madrona Traditional comes complete with the ValorStat Plus remote control allowing users to easily select, adjust and program the desired temperature…

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    Featured Product: Windsor Arch

    Combining modern technology & timeless beauty, the Valor Portrait Windsor Arch is the perfect fireplace for a traditional home. Before we all sat in front of the TV, we enjoyed a beautiful fire with the whole family gathered around. The Windsor Arch evokes this timeless era, providing bold craftsmanship a subtle hint of distinction, and elegance from a time once forgotten from. With Victorian castings accompanying highlighted chrome, flames within radiate steady, even heat for years to come. Engines The Windsor Arch has 3 unique engines to choose from: Log, Coal & Rock effect. Fronts When purchasing a Portrait Windsor Arch, you can choose to install the Front or the…