Category Archives: Outdoors

Best Outdoor Electric Fireplaces for Summer 2020

In the wake of COVID-19 restrictions, Summer 2020 is shaping up to be the summer of the stay-cation. That means many of us are fixing up our backyards, patios and decks. Adding a fireplace can be challenging. With an electric fireplace, and our expertise, you can create an inviting backyard that you will love to […]

Outdoor electric fireplaces vs. gas fireplaces

If you use your backyard regularly, you’ve likely considered adding a fireplace, especially if you live in a colder climate. Most people assume that an outdoor fireplace must be fueled by natural gas or propane. However, there are now electric fireplaces that are rated for outdoors.  When comparing outdoor electric fireplaces vs. gas fireplaces, many […]

Outdoor Fireplaces: Part of a year-round backyard

  The Outdoor Room trend According to the 2015 Residential Landscape Architecture Design Trends survey,  fire pits and outdoor fireplaces were considered ‘popular Outdoor Room elements’ by 78% of landscape architects surveyed. The Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association, who have been tracking the outdoor room trend for over a decade, and trademarked The Outdoor Room […]

Extend your Summer with Patio Heaters

We all know how fleeting the warm months are in Canada– this Spring seems to be taking a particularly long time to warm up. One way to get the upper hand with Mother Nature is to add patio heaters to your outdoor spaces. This will allow you to start using decks and balconies sooner, and […]