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Fall and Winter are Around the Corner. Fireplace Maintenance Should Be Done Now

You might not want to think about it, but the end of summer is rapidly approaching. And before too long: The kids will be back in school. You’ll be back to work (if you took time off). The days will get shorter and the nights colder. School and family commitments will take up your time. […]

Common Chimney and Fireplace Myths Debunked

At Stamford Fireplaces, we’ve heard it all when it comes to fireplaces and chimneys: Certain woods create more creosote than others. Chimneys which are rarely used don’t require chimney sweeping. Fireplaces actually make a room colder. Gas fireplaces are less efficient than wood fireplaces. So, for our latest blog, we play Mythbusters as we look […]

The Pros of Gas and Wood Fireplaces (Infographic)

You’re thinking about installing a new fireplace from Stamford Fireplaces. And you need to decide between: The traditional, old-world ambiance of a wood fireplace, or… ..The modern convenience of a gas fireplace Obviously, the atmosphere you want to create will play an important role in whatever choice you make. But there are other advantages each […]

4 Exciting Fireplace Trends for 2018

The fireplace has always been a focal point of family, comfort, and warmth. That will never change. However, there are some new design and décor trends (for both fireplaces and the rooms they’re in) that will really make them stand out. Trend 1: Wraparound corner gas fireplaces  This was a staple of luxury home décor […]

Happy Holidays from Stamford Fireplaces

With only a few days until Christmas and New Year’s, the team at Stamford Fireplaces wishes the very best of the holiday season to you and your family. Looking back, 2017 turned out to be a very rewarding year. And for that, we thank you: Our customers, who chose us for their fireplace products and […]

What Happens at Your FREE In-Home Estimate with Stamford Fireplaces?

You’re interested in having a gas or wood fireplace from Stamford Fireplaces installed in your home. (Good choice, by the way). Your first step should be to visit our showroom and take a look at our selection of fireplaces in person. From there, you can schedule a FREE in-home estimate and have us come to […]

Summer Fireplace Cleaning | Fireplace Cleaning Niagara

Most homeowners wait way too long between fireplace cleaning services. How long is too long? The National Fire Protection Association says your chimney, fireplace and vents should be inspected every single year. Book your fireplace cleaning today! So what do we look at and what do we actually do when we clean your fireplace in […]

Preparing for a Winter Power Outage

Are you ready? This winter is expected to be cold and snowy. Heavy snow and ice leads to power loss across the Niagara region every year, and this year could be worse than most. How ready are you for a winter day and night without power? Have you thought about how you’ll keep the family […]

Pet Fireplace Safety | How To Keep Your Pet Safe Around the Fire

Most families who bring a new pet home assume it knows how to act around the fireplace. But the way a contained fire acts can be confusing to a cat or dog (especially when they are kitten or puppy sized), and the movement of the flames in the contained space sometimes draws the curious creatures […]

3 Ways to Use Your Old Wood Fireplace

Lots of older homes have aged wood burning fireplaces that aren’t quite suitable to hold a cracking blaze anymore. These little brick caverns sit unused in most cases, with the homeowners wasting a great opportunity for some unique changes to the aesthetic of the house. Here are three great options to reuse that space. Decorate […]