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How To: Clean your Valor Gas Fireplace

Our friends over at Valor Fireplaces created a handy guide to understand how to clean their gas fireplaces. Read on to learn more! From time to time, you will need to clean your Valor fireplace in order to maintain maximum performance and appeal. We have put together the following guidelines that will assist our customers […]

Introducing Valor’s New HeatShift System™

Valor gas fireplaces has been warming homes since 1890 and we’re proud to say we carry their products right in our two showrooms in Burnaby and Port Coquitlam in British Columbia. Valor is a recognized leader in advanced heat management and they’re taken it to the next level once again with their Valor HeatShift System™. Recognizing homeowner […]

Get a $300 Rebate from Fortis BC on EnerChoice Fireplaces!

Purchase an EnerChoice fireplace from May 1st, 2016 onward you may qualify for a $300 rebate from FortisBC! Details: All fireplaces sold in Canada have an EnerGuide™ label (for example, Valor, Enviro and Pacific Energy Fireplaces) that tells you how energy efficient it is. There is no ENERGY STAR® rating for fireplaces, so in British Columbia, […]

Advice & Tips: Maintaining Your Fireplace

Every year brings its new challenges, and if you’re a homeowner, the list of TO DO’s can be long. If you own a fireplace, we want to ensure that you are in the know when it comes to fireplace maintenance. Maintaining a fireplace every year can add years to its life. By scheduling routine maintenance, […]

Outdoor Lighting Options and Tips

Those of us living on the West Coast wait all year for the weather to warm up because it means one thing: Patio Season! Nothing says summer quite like a warm night watching the sunset in a wooden adirondack chair or enjoying something cool and refreshing in the open air. When the sun goes down […]

Guide to Understanding Fireplace Terminology

Ever find yourself scratching your head and thinking, “What the?” when it comes to understanding all the lingo and terms around fireplaces? You’re not alone. Unless you’ve been working within the fireplace industry there are a lot of words, phrases, and terminology associated that can make any outsider stumped. To help you better understand just […]

Why Do You Need Barrier Screens for Fireplaces?

Bringing a fireplace into your home is a great way to add style and warmth to any room. First and foremost, however, is safety. Barrier screens provide protection to the fingertips from hot glass and help prevent the glass from being scratched or cracked. With every Valor fireplace, a Valor Barrier screen is equipped. When […]