Guest Post: Keeping a Warm House to Come Home To

The British weather is famous for its cold winters and miserable grey skies although Britain is not the only nation to suffer from poor weather at times. Some nations can get just as cold or even considerably colder and as a result mankind has found a number of ways to combat the cold so we don’t suffer too much. Because different cultures developed their own ways of living life and battling against the elements, so they also developed their own ways of keeping warm. As technology has advanced we
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All About Gas Fireplaces

Since fireplace season is upon us, I figured it would be helpful to provide a little information about the different types of fireplaces so you all can make informed decisions!

Actually, today I’m going to let This Old House tell you all about gas fireplaces because their article is really informational & covers everything you could ever need or want to know. Plus there are pictures! As a visual person, I’m a sucker for anything that’s explained with pictures – or at least has pictures alongside an explanation :)

You can go to the entire slideshow by clicking here, or you can go
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Guest Post: Fireplace Cleaning Guide

There is nothing like a fireplace with a roaring fire on a cold winter’s day. Despite all the advances in HVAC technology, a fireplace is still the preferred heating choice for many homeowners. But to look and perform to its best, a fireplace must be cleaned regularly. It can be a dirty and time consuming job, but not one that is beyond the capabilities of the average home handyman. If this is not a job you want to undertake yourself, professional fireplace cleaners are available.

Getting Started

The best time to clean a
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