Cold weather can send you running for a warm fire in your home. It can be dangerous, however, to run headlong into lighting a fire without proper preparation. Before you spark up your fireplace, go through the checklist below, to ensure the safety of your household.
It’s getting to be that season again where we’re starting up our fireplaces and stoves. One common question which we get every year is, “How do I light my Pilot Light?”. Most units have a very similar process for getting the pilot lit, we’ve included a few videos below that should light your fire!
Here at Friendly Fires we are constantly on the lookout for products that will serve our customers needs. To that end we carry a wide range of Wood & Gas Fireplaces, Stoves, and Inserts. One growing trend in home decor and heating is the electric fireplace. These simple to install, easy to use appliances have […]
Zone heating can take every kind of shiver out of the cold of winter.
White staining on a chimney is more than an eyesore. It is an indication that excess moisture has gotten into the chimney masonry.
Pellet stoves are rising in popularity for good reason. You can feel smart about following this trend. Developed during the oil crisis of the 1970s to be affordable and convenient, a pellet stove is a smart heating system that cuts your costs and reduces your environmental impact. The story of pellet stoves explains the ingenuity of their design.
Once again smoke filled the air around our Kingston and Peterborough locations over the past two weekends as we hosted our annual BBQ Competitions.
Looking for great Canada Day Recipes? If you’re stuck for ideas for on what to put on the grill this Canada Day weekend, check out these 3 helpful recipe videos guaranteed to satisfy every member of your party.
We unfortunately see the headlines each year of children and adults visiting the hospital after accidentally swallowing wire bristles from BBQ brushes.
For those looking to move away from the traditional style of fireplaces and something that stands out more than the modern linear fireplaces a 3-sided fireplace may be just what you’re looking for.
Homeowners are turning to wood-burning stoves for heat and even cooking. Energy-efficient stoves look great and cut down on utility costs.
Recently I was lucky enough to have one of our top technicians, Tim, give me a guided tour of how to remove the most common replacement parts on Pacific Energy Stoves.
As you’re getting the grill out of the garage or shed this weekend you’re probably wondering what new recipes you could try out this season besides regular old burgers. Well our friends from Napoleon have come up with a mouth-watering slider recipe that you will not want to miss.
If you have a fireplace or wood burning appliance, you have most likely been told that you need to have your chimney annually cleaned by a certified chimney sweep to remove creosote buildup.
Sometimes you want to skip the long lines at the restaurants and make something extra-special at home, on your grill of course! Here are some Valentines Day Recipes to inspire you.
This time of year as the weather gets colder and colder, the relaxing crackle of burning wood and cozy warmth of dancing flames make the long evenings indoors more enjoyable.
Does your wood stove or fireplace seem to create an unusually high amount of smoke in your home. Read on to learn more!
This is a follow-up to last year’s Preparing Your Home for Winter post – with some additional tips for winter home preparation.
Our newest location in Belleville held a three day Grand Opening Celebration last month which was a great success!
Is your home prepared for winter? Here are some tips on winter preparation for your home.