• Home & Lifestyle,  Home Design & Decor

    5 Easy Spring Cleaning Tips

    With warmer weather and lighter days, this is a great time of year to Spring clean your home inside and out. It can seem like an overwhelming task to Spring clean the whole home, but when you break it down and take it a portion at a time it can be easier to tackle. We have gathered 5 easy spring cleaning tips to help allievate your Spring cleaning list! Wall Wash The biggest area of the home that most likely will need attention is the walls! It’s easy to miss the smudges of dirt and fingerprints on a daily basis, but when you really look close the walls need a…

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    3 DIY Projects To Tackle This Spring

    As Spring quickly approaches, it’s important to take some time to refresh and get creative as the seasons change over. So why not tackle a DIY project that you can customize and show off proudly in your home! Keep reading for 3 DIY projects to tackle this spring: Lanterns It’s important to layer different sources of light in your home to produce a comfortable, inviting space. A great way to do that is to build these DIY lanterns, that are created using picture frames and display them in your home. You can use real or faux candles to add a layer of light to your room and you can put…

  • Fireplace Information,  Valor Products

    Where To Purchase A Valor Fireplace

    Ever wondered where you can purchase, view, or even just feel the warmth of a Valor Radiant Gas Fireplace? Valor does not sell their products online, but rather works with an authorized dealership network throughout North America. Each Valor Fireplace is sold via an authorized dealer network across Canada & the United States. Providing quality installations and aftermarket service, Valor dealers ensure that owning a Valor Fireplace is an enjoyable experience. Why Doesn’t Valor Sell Online? Some wonder why we don’t just sell our fireplaces online. Unfortunately buying online does not assure a qualified, safe installation or aftermarket servicing. Hidden costs, improper installations and bad service are just a few…

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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…

  • Home & Lifestyle,  Home Holiday Decor

    How To Prepare For The Holidays

    The holiday season is quickly approaching as we head for the month of December and wait patiently for the arrival of Christmas. That’s why right now is the perfect time to prepare yourself and your home for Christmas, before the holiday rush hits and the days get busier. Even if you can tackle a few of these tasks, you’ll save yourself time and you relax more instead of working hard. Keep reading to learn how you can prepare your home and yourself for the holiday season: Deep Clean While this might already be apart of your holiday routine, it’s a great time to give the entire home a deep clean…

  • Home & Lifestyle,  Home Design & Decor

    3 DIY Ways To Improve Your Home

    When it comes to projects or improvements around the home, a do it yourself method can be really great and can save some money! Depending on the project, most things can be tackled as a beginner DIY-er, but you will need to go in with patience a generous timeline in case something goes awry.  We have highlighted three DIY projects below that will improve your home and have it looking amazing with a few simple changes. Read on to find out more:   DIY Shaker Door This is such a great DIY project if your home has simple doors that need a new look and if you don’t want to buy…

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    New Home Professionals Portal

    The Valor Home Professionals portal has been updated with all new imagery, improved layout and content, as well as updating the download to include the latest spec information. This section is ideal for professionals wishing to learn more about our products, product features and the HeatShift™ system. Create the perfect environment for your clients Since 1890 Valor has been pioneering and perfecting radiant heat technology. While most fireplaces blow heated air into the room, ours gently heat everything in the area – people, furniture, walls – generating a constant, comfortable warmth that remains even after the gas is turned off. Our fireplaces provide more than just a good-looking flame in…

  • Home Design & Decor

    How To Create More Storage For Your Home

    What is the one thing you could use more of in your home? Besides items like furniture, fixtures, and some key renovations the answer is usually more storage space. However, just because a home doesn’t come with pre-existing storage to fit your needs, it can be created with a few simple steps. Keep reading to learn how to create more storage for your home. Utilize Hidden Storage Space One of the best ways to increase storage in the home without actually adding additional storage is to utilize the spaces that may be hidden from view. For example, if you have a bed frame that sits off the ground, use the space underneath…