Tag Archive: fireplace

Nov 27

Stone Veneer? improving the architecture of your home

Have you ever thought about improving the architecture of your home with the addition of a stone veneer?  Actual stone veneer has never been as readily available, easy to install, and cost effective as it is today. Not long ago decorative stone veneer was limited to artificial stone, manufactured from concrete, or polymers, then either …

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Oct 31

Safety First! Carbon Monoxide Smoke Alarms Fire Alarms

When it comes to your family’s safety, you wouldn’t cut any corners, right?  But does your home have a Carbon Monoxide detector installed?  Most homes built a decade ago did not require the installation of Carbon Monoxide detectors, and sadly, tragedy has been the result. Carbon monoxide (CO), is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas …

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Oct 02

Beauty and the Beam! Finishing wooden ceiling beams

Let’s see, how did that song go…”Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme. Beauty and the Beam!” Silly? Not really.  The author, Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, published Beauty and the Beast in La jeune américaine, et les contes marins in 1740. The story of Beauty and the Beast marked the stirring emotional …

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May 16

Plan Ahead and Save!

With the weather warming up, and summer just around the corner there are bargains to be had this time of year that are really too good to pass up. Heating your home isn’t probably first on your ‘to-do’ list;  but now is actually the best time to purchase a fireplace insert, wood burning stove, or …

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