Press Releases

Fireplaces for the Stars

September 12, 2015

Who knew that a simple fireplace & BBQ store would be able to have so many of its products chosen for such popular tv shows and movies?


Fireplaces Carleton Place

August 4, 2015

The same great service you’ve come to expect from Friendly Fires in other locations is now available in the Carleton Place (Perth, Lanark, Mississippi Mills, Stittsville and western Ottawa) area.  Our local team are experts in gas fireplaces, propane fireplaces, wood stoves, wood fireplaces, BBQs, smokers, solar solutions, as well as pellet stoves.  Our large modern showroom and parts area is ready for your visit.  Drop by the former ‘Valley Plaza’ and say hello!


Friendly Fires Record Year!

January 29, 2015

The Amazing Team at Friendly Fires achieved some incredible accomplishments in 2014 – all the while heating a record number of homes, generating a record amount of income for our solar customers, and participating in a record number of team events.  Pretty amazing!


Friendly Fires Wins Builders Award

December 17, 2014

At the Kawartha Home Builders Association annual awards ceremony, Friendly Fires was awarded with two prestigious awards – best Website and Best Showroom.  We would like to thank all the builders and contractors who voted for us and look forward to working closely with them in the future.


BBQ Competition Winning Rib Recipee

August 12, 2014

Friendly Fires’ 2014 BBQ Competitions were a huge success.  Please see this Press Release for a detailed description of the ‘secret’ winning Rib recipee and details of the events.


Best Fireplace Retailer in North America

March 19, 2014

We won! We are pleased to announce that Friendly Fires won the VESTA award for Hearth Retailer Of The Year.  We are the first Canadian company to win this award.  We are very grateful to our customers and to all our staff – this is a big honour.   This award is given by the Hearth, Patio & BBQ Association (HPBA) at their annual show in Salt Lake City, Utah.



Best Fireplace Retailer in North America Finalist

March 6, 2014

Friendly Fires is pleased to announce that it is a finalist for the Best Fireplace Retailer in North America annual Vesta Awards.  The Vesta Awards are organized by the Hearth Patio & BBQ Association (HPBA) and are an annual event.  Friendly Fires was nominated by its customers & suppliers, and a judging panel of industry experts will decide the winner in Salt Lake City.


Friendly Fires Wins Diamond Award Best Fireplace Store

February 1, 2014

Friendly Fires wins Best Fireplace Retailer once again by the areas’ largest newspaper – Peterborough This Week.  The Diamond Award is awarded to the favourite fireplace store in the area.


Kawartha BBQ Competition Details

July 18, 2013

Final details of the upcoming Kawartha BBQ Competition, including the Broil King Weber Demo Team, Bouncy Castle, band, celebrity judges and some of the best food you will ever eat.


Friendly Fires Profiled in Pool & Spa Magazine

July 10, 2013

Aqua Magazine prepared an article speaking about the importance and success of engaging our customers in creating loyalty by offering BBQ classes and other educational events.


Renewable Energy of Plum Hollow & Friendly Fires Profiled in Magazine

June 30, 2013

Renewable Energy of Plum Hollow and extensive Ontario solar offerings team joins Friendly Fires.


Friendly Fires Profiled in National Fireplace & Solar Magazine

June 14, 2013

Friendly Fires is profiled in national Patio & Hearth Products magazine.