Tag Archives: fireplaces

Top 6 Fireplace Maintenance Tips

Warm wood-burning fireplaces make your home cozy. These tips for fireplace maintenance help you keep your home safe while also saving some money on heating your home. As winter rolls around, fireplaces heat up, and nothing beats that warm, crackling, especially when your feet are cold. To maintain your fireplace safely, we’ve put together a […]

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Fireplace Maintenance – When To Call Professionals

A fireplace is both a great practical tool and a lovely addition to every truly cozy and inviting home. When used and maintained correctly, a good fireplace can be safely relied upon to keep your home a haven from even the harshest and most unforgiving winters for years to come. The key here of course, […]

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Does Your Fireplace Need Replacing – Here Are The Telltale Signs

When stuck in the throes of a frigid winter, a good fireplace can feel like a godsend. Electric, wood, or gas fireplaces, each in their own way, will not only warm up a home but can also save you money on energy bills. Giving you control over the temperature in your house and creating special […]

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Modern Fireplaces Keep You Warm During Canadian Winters

Canada is legendary for its frigid winters. Once November starts to dawn, heaps of snow, copious ice, and chilling winds become common in every area of the country (excluding the BC coast for some reason). The height of winter can be especially grueling. Unless you’re built like a moose or a polar bear, you’ll likely […]

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Transparent Pricing

We’re one of those stores you walk around in and don’t see price tags.  As a consumer, that makes me cringe.  And we’re going to help clarify our pricing – because we want to be transparent.  For this blog, I’d like to start talking in terms of the entry-level and helping people understand that the […]

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We’ve made some changes.

A Message from the desk of David Eyre It’s been a while! I was on an almost two year hiatus out of the industry and am back running the store and managing sales. The Original Flame is under new ownership; Michele has retired and Jim Harrison of JRH Enterprises is the new owner. Jim brings […]

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Update Your Home or Living Space With A Natural Gas Fireplace

There’s something almost magical about basking in the warmth and glow of real flames on a chilly evening. When the winds of winter begin to blow into Northeastern Ontario, a natural gas fireplace can bring you comfort without the hassle of burning wood. Don’t just resign yourself to trudging through another dull and dreary season. […]

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Hot Trends for 2020 Gas Fireplace Inserts

Say hello to the hottest home improvement upgrade of 2020. If you are shopping for gas fireplace inserts, you already know something about the multiple benefits of retrofitting that cavernous, drafty fireplace with a stylish, contemporary fuel-efficient burner. The technology of 2020 fireplace gas inserts makes them easier than ever to install and smarter than ever […]

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Can I Install a LCD or Plasma TV Above a Fireplace?

Can I install a LCD or plasma TV above a fireplace?  Our friends at Regency Fireplaces have answered this FAQ for us…  When installing a TV above a fireplace clearances to combustibles around and above fireplaces are not the same as clearances to TV’s and other electronic appliances. Televisions and electronics in general are manufactured […]

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