Update: Steel Shortages in Fireplace Industry

While the coronavirus pandemic is influencing numerous commodity back-orders and price increases across the globe, there is one, in particular, impacting the fireplace industry most – steel. The steel shortage has become a frustrating reality that industries and consumers across North America have come to know well. And unfortunately, there are consequences affecting people looking […]

Important Terms To Know When Looking For A Fireplace

We’ve all been there, trying to look into something but the terms and lingo sound like a foreign language. We end up leaving more confused than where we started. But purchasing a fireplace doesn’t have to be so complicated. We’re here to give you the most important fireplace terms to eliminate any confusion and make […]

Chimney Sweeping for Wood Burning Fireplaces

One of the most vital aspects of owning a wood-burning fireplace is ensuring the chimney is kept clean. Chimney sweeping is the only way to do this, and luckily, Stamford Fireplaces offers this crucial service year-round!    Book Here Now  So, what is chimney sweeping?  A chimney sweep will remove all creosote (an oily chemical substance) build-up from inside the chimney. Creosote causes a number […]

What to Expect During a Gas Fireplace Installation (From Start to Finish)

Featured Product: Marquis Enclave Gas Fireplace Who doesn’t look forward to the warm, calming flicker of a gas fireplace? Maybe cozied up with a nice mug of hot cocoa? While you may be waiting in anticipation for this end result, the whole process of getting a gas fireplace installed is probably not as easily visualized. […]

Tips for Fire Prevention Week

The Canada Safety Council holds a National Home Fire Safety Week every year to remind Canadians that precautions should be taken to protect their home from fires. As fireplace installers, our team here at Stamford takes fire safety very seriously. So, for fire prevention week we’ve collected some safety tips that will help you and […]

Insurance and Wood Burning Fireplaces: What You Should Know

Does your home insurance policy cover your fireplace and the additional risk it brings to your home? While fires started by fireplaces are rare, you certainly don’t want to give your insurance company a reason to deny your claim in the event you do have an accident. So, you should add your fireplace to your […]

Outdoor Fireplaces & City Zoning

If you are like thousands of other Ontario residents and love the idea of having an outdoor fireplace on your property, it’s important to educate yourself on the rules and regulations in your area before you have one installed. The laws are different depending on where you live, and not all fires are considered equal. […]

Using Your Fireplace as an Accent Wall

Fireplaces are coveted architectural features that can add warmth and character to your whole home. In fact, when done well a fireplace and the accent wall surrounding it create the focal point to any room or open-concept floor plan. Yet, the fireplace is often outdated due to the misconception that refinishing the fireplace will take […]

Fireplace Installation: What You Should Know  

So, you’ve chosen an elegant woodburning fireplace to add warmth and character to your home. What should you expect from the installation process? Do you have the right kind of professional to complete your installation? You might also want to learn about what kind of maintenance your fireplace will need after it’s installed. Here’s what […]

Christmas Fireplace Decorations & Christmas Mantle Decorating Ideas

What’s cozier than curling up to your fireplace this cold Christmas season? It’s the perfect spot to relax, so why not make it a show-stopper too with some Christmas fireplace decorations? If you’re thinking of changing things up, we have some Christmas mantle decorating ideas to get you inspired, no matter what style makes you feel the most festive.   Rustic Decor  […]