October is National Fireplace Month


The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association has declared October as National Fireplace Month.  October kicks off this campaign which will run through February. Watch our website and Facebook page for more information!

If you are considering a new Hearth, here are some great fact sheets to help you with your decision.

Click on the title to download a printable pdf with complete details:


A gas, wood, or pellet burning stove or fireplace can add beauty, warmth and value to your home ad set the mood for memorable gatherings of family and friends. But choosing and installing a hearth product and chimney or vent without adequate expertise is like playing with fire…


For people interested in enhancing the look and feel of an existing wood burning fireplace, the hearth industry has great news. It’s now easier than ever before to increase the efficiency of a fireplace by adding a fireplace insert. The installation of a fireplace insert can turn an occasional source of warmth into a convenient and easy-to-use supplemental zone heater that can help control high home heating bills while protecting winter air quality…


With hundreds of designs, styles and sizes, there’s a gas fireplace for almost any home in North America. And, with a tremendous list of features, gas fireplaces offer many benefits, including convenience and ease-of-use. Excitingly, gas fireplaces are one of the hottest hearth products on the market for new and existing homes because of the incredible installation flexibility and wide array of log styles and flame choices. But, the best news about gas fireplaces is how much the fire looks, and performs, like real wood…


The ambiance of a flickering fire in the fireplace can take the edge off a hectic day
and soothe away stress. For those with limited time or energy, building a welcoming
fire isn’t always a simple task. But there is a solution. Install a set of gas logs into the
fireplace and enjoy a fire in seconds, whether for an hour or the entire evening. Gas
logs are easy to use, require little maintenance, and enhance the aesthetic appeal of a fireplace, whether turned on or off…


The key features of gas freestanding stoves are ambiance and convenience. With a
push of a button, or the turn of the thermostat, the glowing, dancing fire in a gas stove
is instantaneously warm and tremendously soothing. Then, just as quickly, the fire
can be turned off! Gas stoves are both beautiful and efficient, serving as heaters as
well as interior design elements. And, gas stoves today can help people with older
central furnaces save money on the cost to heat their home. Yet, the newest feature
to gas stoves is how much the fire looks like a wood burning fire…


Once you experience a pellet stove, it’s easy to understand why people rave about
these efficient and unique home heaters that generate an automated, economical and
earth-friendly wood heat…and all without firewood! For just pennies an hour, a pellet
stove can deliver a deep, penetrating warmth that provides independence from high
heating bills while emitting almost no wood smoke. And, with tremendous flexibility
in installation and sizing, pellet stoves are a sophisticated choice for convenient heat
that helps protect the environment and doesn’t break the bank…


Why a wood stove? The answers are simple – comforting, economical and environmentally-friendly. Whether it’s the warm glow of the fire, the crackle of the wood or the deep penetrating warmth, wood stoves have a way of making people feel relaxed and right at home. Yet, in addition to ambiance, wood stoves today produce a low-cost heat that helps protect winter air quality and reduces the threat of global warming…


The look, smell and feel of a wood burning fireplace can soothe the soul while generating a deep, penetrating and relaxing warmth within a home. And, thanks to more than a decade of research and development by the hearth industry, there are now wood burning fireplaces that offer benefits well beyond just ambiance. These benefits include heat, convenience, energy independence, security and a cost-effective way to control fluctuating energy bills, not to mention reduced emissions that can help people burn wood responsibly to help protect winter air quality…


Spending time watching a movie or reading a book in the family room on a chilly evening
can be even more enjoyable when the room is toasty warm. Now, it’s easier than ever
before to obtain that kind of heat without turning up the thermostat on the furnace and
heating the whole house unnecessarily. Simply install a hearth product as a zone heater
and generate ambiance and penetrating heat while controlling home heating costs…





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