• Home & Lifestyle,  Home Design & Decor

    4 Tips For Decorating Small Spaces

    Homes and apartments seem to be getting smaller and more compact by the minute, which means you don’t end up with a huge amount of square footage to work with. But living in a small space can be really great if you decorate well and take the time to create a home that is as functional as possible. Keep reading for 4 tips for decorating small spaces: Bring Light: When you’re working with a small room or area of the home, the number one concern should be light. First, let in as much natural light as possible, decorate with a light color palette, and lastly, make sure to bring in lamps or…

  • Home & Lifestyle,  Home Design & Decor

    How To Create A Cozy Living Room

    The living room is truly the hub of the house where usually everyone gathers at some point during the day. So, you want it to be a cozy space where everyone feels welcome to get comfortable and relax. To achieve that, it’s important to consider using warm tones, comfortable fabrics and layers of light. Keep reading to learn more on how to create a cozy living room. Accent Wall An inexpensive yet effective way to create a cozy feel for the whole room is to paint an accent wall into the room. When choosing a color for your accent wall, make sure to choose a warm tone that will pair nicely…

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    Advantages of Radiant Heat

    A lot of people wonder, what makes a Valor fireplace different than all of the others out there? Some might think it’s the unique looks of our fires, some might attribute the fronts and accessories, but the real stand out is Radiant Heat Technology. Regarded as the most comfortable and healthiest form of heating, radiant heating can be used for both heating indoor and outdoor areas. The basis of radiant heat is the sun itself – like the sun’s rays, radiant heat moves in straight lines warming all objects in its path which, in turn, act as small heat convectors and multiply the warmth. Valor’s Advantage Valor’s unique burner technology maximizes…

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    When The Power Fails, Your Valor Won’t

    Our products provide efficient warmth, designed to heat your home without a fan or power supply. Engineered to circulate air through natural convection, Valor fireplaces are highly efficient without a fan – providing reliable heat, even during a power failure. The “Polar Vortex” storms of 2014 were an extreme weather event extending from December 2013 to April 2014 and caused significant power outages and damage throughout North America. Record breaking cold air & winds knocked out power for thousands of individuals who were left without heat. In situations like this, your home needs to be your safe haven. Valor fireplaces provide a warm, comfortable environment for you and your loved…

  • Home & Lifestyle,  Home Holiday Decor

    Fall Decor Inspiration

    Fall has officially arrived, which means it’s time to break out the Autumn decor and decorate your home!  Whether you choose to decorate the indoors or outdoors of your home, displaying Fall themed items will make your home feel even more welcoming and cozy. Keep reading to gather up some Fall decor inspiration: Welcome Home Decorating the front entrance of the home for Fall can set a very welcoming impression for anyone who enters. You can decorate with anything from wood signs to real pumpkins to create your own custom look by using a mix of materials. Don’t forget to bring in touches of natural elements in your design such as…

  • 3 Tips For Decorating With Leather Furniture
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    3 Tips For Decorating With Leather Furniture

    Leather furniture can be cozy and inviting when used in the home. However, because the more popular choice is usually dark leather it can be difficult to decorate with it due to its intimidating look. The key is to find a balance between your leather furniture pieces and the rest of the room. Keep reading to learn about 3 tips for decorating with leather furniture: Dark & Light: The key to decorating with leather is to find a balance of light and dark within the space. This means if you’re bringing in a dark leather couch, it’s important to consider going lighter in other areas such as paint colors or decor choices.…

  • Fireplace Information

    Preparing for Colder Temperatures

    When The Power Fails, Your Valor Won’t With cooler temperatures on the horizon and the prospect of a very cold Winter, we wanted to remind our customers that Valor fireplaces provide efficient warmth, designed to heat your home without a fan or power supply. Valor’s are engineered to circulate air through natural convection, providing reliable heat, even during a power failure. Don’t Get Caught in the Cold Extreme weather patterns and storms cause significant damage and power outages each year across North America. Ensure your family stays warm by installing a dependable, radiant Valor gas fireplace in your home. Valor fireplaces provide a warm, comfortable environment for you and your…

  • 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…

  • 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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    Freestanding Fireplace Inspiration

    There is nothing better than the warmth and radiant heat that a Valor gas fireplace can provide. However, when it comes to buying a fireplace it can be really hard to decide on the right model and style for your home. So, to help you with this big buying decision we are highlighting one of the more interesting fireplace styles: the freestanding fireplace. Keep reading to learn more and to gather some inspiration before you choose the fireplace that suits your home best: Valor offers two different types of freestanding fireplaces, the Madrona and Portrait. Each model offers a different style and look while offering the radiant warmth that Valor Fireplaces…