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Fireplace Installations You Didn’t Think Were Possible

Advanced Venting Makes for Modern Fireplace Installations   Everyone knows that most gas fireplaces are installed on the exterior walls of homes, and it makes sense since they require outside air for combustion and exhaust. But what if a home has a perfect spot for a fireplace on an interior wall? No problem! Heat &…

Five Out-of-the-Box Modern Fireplace Shapes

Fireplace Designs That Are Anything But Boring   In the not-too-distant past, most gas fireplaces looked basically the same. The flames burned around faux logs in a square firebox positioned on a beefy hearthstone, surrounded by brick or fieldstone. Walk into any Heat & Glo dealer today and one of the first things you’ll notice…

What Customers Love Most About Harman Pellet Stoves

A heating appliance can be just that – an appliance. At Harman Stoves though, we strive for it to be more. A stove should not only keep you warm and cozy, it should be the heart of your home. It should be the gathering point for family and friends, the centerpiece for lifelong memories. It…

Wood Stove Buying Guide: Finding the Perfect Stove for Your Home

In recent years, global warming and climate change have become reality. They are major, global issues that many of us think we cannot affect. The truth is, small changes to the way we live – when compounded among many people – can make a difference. An example is heating with renewable cordwood in a modern…

Design Ideas to Add a Rustic Feel to Your Living Room

When it comes to decorating a living room or your whole home, there are as many style options as there are different tastes and preferences. One of our favorites, which has stood the test of time, is rustic décor. Rustic design is unpretentious and down-to-earth – literally. Rooms designed in the rustic way are big…

Fireplace Buying Guide: Fireplace Installations Like Never Before

For those of us living in colder climates, fireplace season has officially arrived! If you are lucky enough to have a fireplace, you’ve probably already snuggled up to it more than once. If you don’t have one, perhaps it’s time to peruse the options before Old Man Winter really sets in. Adding a gas fireplace…

In memory of Riaz Rahamatullah

The world lost another good one this week. I am sad to have to say this but my uncle Riaz Rahamatullah passed away Tuesday night. I am having a hard time coming to terms with this as I am sure a lot of you might be. You see if you had ever met Riaz, you…

Proof a New Fireplace Insert Can Update Your Home Design

Is a dirty wood-burning fireplace cramping your style? Fall in love with your hearth all over again. Heat & Glo fireplace inserts can transform an existing traditional masonry fireplace into a beautiful and efficient heat source, without a major renovation. You’ve got prime real estate sitting right in front of you, put it to good…

Unique Fireplace Design Ideas: Thinking Beyond the Living Room

Warmth is a design element that is welcome in any space, so why limit the location of fireplaces? A living or family room is a natural fit for a hearth, and is where you’ll traditionally find one creating a fiery focal point in the heart of the home. But wouldn’t you also love taking that…

So Much More than Heat: The Benefits of Owning a Fireplace

When you think about fireplaces, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Heat, right? That is one of the greatest benefits of a fireplace – moving the thermometer in a positive direction. But there’s much more to a gas fireplace than heat. Convenience Even Boy Scouts struggle to light a fire from time…