Fireplace Design Trends for Fall

With September comes the end of summer. The kids are back in school. You’re back at work after a well-earned summer vacation. There are shorter days, longer nights, and cooler temperatures. Add it all up, and you’ll be spending more time at home. And that means more time around the fireplace. Now, if you didn’t […]

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. […]

Do Gas Fireplaces Add Value to Your St. Catharines Home?

Over the past few years, home prices all over Canada have skyrocketed. It’s been very much a sellers’ market. That’s extended to St. Catharines, as the average price of a home in the city went up 7.5% in March 2018 alone (Source: NRC Realty). Homeowners looking to get max value are upgrading popular areas of […]

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 […]

All About Fireplace Screens

Do you have a gas fireplace? Did you know that regulations came into effect on January 1, 2015 (it’s also applicable in the United States)? “Starting on January 1, 2015, all new gas fireplaces, and fireplace heaters that vent to the outside, will come with a protective barrier.  This barrier will be there to prevent […]

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 […]

Wood or Gas? Which Fuel Has the Advantage?

Throughout history, there have been some great debates: John vs. Paul (the Beatles) Ginger vs. Mary Ann (Gilligan’s Island) Coke vs. Pepsi (soft drinks) Of course gas and wood fireplaces here at Stamford Fireplaces are no exception. What’s more expensive to run? Which fuel burns cleaner? What’s more convenient? Which fireplace provides a greater overall […]

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 […]

Is A Gas Fireplace Insert Right for Your Family?

Dreaming of a fireplace but think it’s beyond your budget? Wood burning masonry fireplaces are beautiful, but costly to build, inefficient and difficult to add after your home is built – not impossible, but difficult. There are economical and efficient alternatives to give your family comparable ambiance without the prohibitive expense and construction. Most homeowners […]