Tag Archives: fireplace design

What makes a great custom wall unit?

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Not every fireplace calls for a custom wall unit, but when it is the right solution, we want to make sure it’s perfect for the client’s needs. What makes a great custom wall unit varies from project to project, but we’ve put together a list of our top considerations. Where’s the TV? When a TV […]

How to convert a gas fireplace to electric

Once upon a time, in the 1960’s and ’70’s, everyone dreamed of having a wood-burning fireplace in their home.  Then, along came natural gas, and as it became more readily available, fireplace dreams changed to gas. Gas offered the beauty of a fireplace with the flick of a switch — no messy wood required. Now, […]

How to convert a wood-burning fireplace to electric

While everyone loves the smell and crackle of a wood-burning fire, not everyone loves the mess of bringing wood into the house and building a fire. Especially here in the urban Greater Toronto Area, many homeowners just can’t be bothered. And yet, many of the homes here have a wood-burning fireplace, which was once considered […]

Fireplace Design 101: Wood Paneling

One of the most popular products in our  newToronto-area showroom is wood paneling. Since we covered several display walls in various wood products, we’ve gotten rave reviews. If you’re working on a fireplace design, or any wall that can use a little character, our Made in Canada wood paneling selection is a must-see. If the […]

Dimplex Ignite XLF50 Electric Fireplace Review

Dimplex Ignite XLF50 Electric Fireplace As electric fireplace specialists, we display all the best brands, side by side, in our Toronto-area showroom. That gives us a unique opportunity to compare their features and benefits on a daily basis, with a lot of different clients. Our Product Reviews offer a snap-shot of electric fireplace products, to […]