Outdoor fireplaces can be affected by weather's temperamental character, especially during the winter. With the arrival and duration of cold temperatures, the ground freezes, thaws, and then refreezes, causing the soil to shift and moving anything on top of it. Even if your outdoor fireplace is on a patio or concrete slab, this extreme temperature fluctuation can cause masonry to become unstable, crack, or crumble. What's a homeowner to do?? Read more about maintenance for your outdoor heating application and find out!
Suspect a gas leak? Questioning if your ball valve needs to be replaced? If you have a gas burning feature, now is the time to be proactive with some routine maintenance. Before the summer begins, it's a good idea to check for problems and get them taken care of. We have some helpful information on how you can detect a gas leak and when it's time to replace your quarter-turn ball valve!
Wondering how to measure for gas logs, or perhaps how to choose the best gas logs for existing fireplaces? In this informative article, we unveil how to tell the difference between vented and unvented gas logs, as well as offer you an easy to understand gas log buying guide!
Fireplace Doors Online clears the air and tells you how to tell the difference between vented and unvented gas logs! We'll talk about installing ventless gas logs in existing fireplaces, and answer the age old questions, "Do vented gas logs give off heat? Are ventless gas logs safe? Do vented gas logs smell?" Become a pro when it comes to gas fireplace logs with this informative article!
Studies show that breathing in the fresh, salty sea air can has tremendous health advantages for the body, mind, and soul! While there are many good reasons to become a seaside dweller, Fireplace Doors Online has found that some of our outdoor products don't reap the same benefits as we humans do. In fact, experience has shown us that the effect of salt water on concrete has the exact opposite effect of beneficial when it comes to our scupper bowls for pools. Read our informative post to find out why!
There's nothing quite like the enjoyment of a fire in your own backyard! Gathering close to feel the warmth of the vibrant flames while you and your loved ones reminisce together under the starlit night is the perfect end to a long summer day. What makes your backyard bonfire even more delightful is the ability to experience it safely. A customer recently asked, "Do I need a spark screen for my concrete fire bowl?" We felt that maybe this perfectly legitimate question deserved a little more elaboration!
The decorative gas valve key is an essential part of your valve assembly. We have a variety of beautiful Dante valve keys, available in different finishes and sizes. But what exactly does a gas valve key do? Read this informative article to find out more!
Ever wonder what an escutcheon is? What many people are not aware of is that this device appears in many areas all over your home, and don't necessarily have to be gas fire feature related! Let us explain all about what an escutcheon is and how it is utilized!
We all know that a fire feature is likely to make quite a statement in your backyard. Whether you are considering the addition of a fire pit to the center of your lawn, or wanting to grace your poolscape with a monumental display of our famous concrete fire bowls, an outdoor living space is only complete with an accompaniment of dancing flames!
We're sure you've heard of our world famous outdoor concrete bowls by now, but do are you familiar with origin of these unique features? Where they came from or the process that goes into producing each individual piece? We're excited to debut these lovely outdoor creations in our focus on American-made products! Let us tell you more about these great products so that you can learn all about what makes our concrete fire and water bowls so popular and special!
Safety should be an utmost priority when it comes to your backyard wood burning fire pit. A great way to protect yourself and your loved ones is to utilize a fire pit screen. It's also really important that you have the right kind of screen for your feature. Fireplace Doors Online had some really incredible products that meet local fire codes and can also withstand the extreme temperatures from the flames. This week, we are highlighting our USA-Made fire pit screens, and we'd like to tell you why they are such a terrific investment for your backyard fire pit.
Fireplace Doors Online has some easy tips to help you with the proper cleaning and care of your gas log lighter! When the bonfire season has come to an end for your backyard fire pit, it is wise to make sure that ash buildup and soot is removed from your log starter. This ensures a well-running device that will continue to be safe to operate in your home!
There are so many ways to start a fire in a fire pit. Surprisingly, there are many people out there who have never had the pleasure of learning basic fire-starting skills. The good news is, you don't have to be a scout to know how to do it! Regardless of your fuel choice, there are different methods to get that blaze burning. Let us walk you through the top five most popular ways to starting a fire!
Fireplace Doors Online gives you a breakdown of the best ways to start a fire in your wood burning fireplace.
Fireplace Doors Online is all about style, performance, and safety when it comes to fireplaces. That's why we wanted to address a huge controversy: "Can I mount my TV over my fireplace?" While our first inclination is to say, "No! Absolutely not!", we didn't want to put tongue in cheek and overlook certain issues that apply to this situation. We're here to give you all the pros and cons, do and don'ts, and "if this then that" associated with this debate!