Why Do We Like To Stare at Fires?

Fire can be mesmerizing. Gazing at a fire is a relaxing activity that can be almost hypnotic, and it’s fascinated humans for millennia. Now, we recognize that fire can be harnessed as a tool for heating, cooking food, or producing light...or embraced in cultural...

Wintertime Fireplace Checklist

As winter’s chill rolls across the landscape, there’s nothing quite like the cozy embrace of a crackling fire’s radiant heat in the fireplace. To make the most of it, there are a number of good practices to consider. These range from how you store your firewood to how...

How To Safely Decorate My Fireplace

A fireplace in a room draws attention. It’s a structural feature that infuses character to a home on its own merit, and when the fire is going it can become positively mesmerizing. It makes sense, then, that a homeowner who’s fortunate enough to boast a fireplace will...

There’s Bats in My Chimney… What Now?

October marks the start of shorter days, cooler weather, and of course Halloween. Everywhere you look people are preparing for that night when little ghosts and witches make their way through town doing tricks and collecting treats. With all the scary things that come...

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