Electric Fireplaces vs. Gas Fireplaces

Everyone loves the ambiance that a wood-burning stove provides, but not everyone wants to deal with the cost associated with purchasing wood as fuel, or the work that goes into cutting large chunks of wood into more manageable, fireplace-appropriate pieces. Many homeowners are balancing their … [Read more...]

4 Types of Space Heaters & Their Ideal Locations

Alright, so you need a space heater and you know there are several types on the market to choose from. But which one will suit your needs the best? This guide will explain the different types of space heaters you’ll run across and where they’ll work best. Convection Heaters Convection heaters … [Read more...]

Which Electric Fireplace is Right for You?

Electric fireplaces are easy to install and provide any room with added ambiance and supplemental heat. Today’s electric fireplaces are not like your grandmother's. They employ advanced technology to provide a life-like flame effects and consistent, effective heating. This guide will help you in … [Read more...]

4 Popular Types of Fireplaces for Small Living Spaces

It’s rare that you find a fireplace in an apartment, condo or similar living space. And even if you do, it’s usually located on the top floor for venting purposes, which may be ideal for some but is certainly not the case for all. Those that wish to have the warmth and ambiance that only a fire can … [Read more...]

Why a Heat & Cool Window A/C Unit Makes a Good Investment

When it comes to the comfort of your home, the temperature is one of the primary factors. Having a system or unit that can adequately and consistently heat and cool your space to a comfortable setting is critical. The options for heating and cooling are diverse. Many systems provide either heating … [Read more...]

How You Can Get Warm Now & Stay Cool This Summer

As energy costs rise and temperatures become even more extreme in all parts of the country, it becomes more and more expensive to stay comfortable during the cold months of winter and the hot months of summer. Despite the expense, it’s important to find relief from the extreme outdoor temperatures … [Read more...]

Why Your Heater & Humidifier Go Hand-in-Hand During Winter

Even from the comfort of your home, winter can be brutal, thanks to the chilly, dry air that the season brings. During winter, many homeowners focus on warming up their indoor air without giving any thought to humidity levels. Unfortunately, cranking up the heat in your home can leave your home … [Read more...]

How to Build an Outdoor Fire Pit

Building a fire pit is a great way to add outdoor ambiance to your backyard. Outdoor fire pits are perfect gathering places and add a rustic charm to your home that could normally only be achieved with a venture out into the woods for a camping trip. Fire pits give you the best of both worlds, and … [Read more...]

Radiator Heaters 101: Your Complete Guide

In the spirit of the season, over the last few weeks we have been breaking down the pros and cons of different types of heaters that you may come across. The next heater on our list is the radiator heater, an old-fashioned way to keep your family warm. Invented in the mid-1800s, the concept of … [Read more...]

Infrared Heaters 101: Your Complete Guide

For many families, winter is a frigid time of year, full of extreme weather and very low temperatures. Unfortunately, the cost of heating your home using your central air can be rather expensive, especially when you think about all the empty rooms that you're paying to keep warm, yet aren't using. … [Read more...]

4 Benefits of Baseboard Heaters

For many homeowners, keeping themselves and their family warm during the cold winter months is a priority. Relying on a central heating system will work when it comes to works at keeping your home warm, but it can also be expensive and very inefficient. We've previously discussed the benefits of … [Read more...]

18 Space Heater Safety Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]

It's that time of year again, as the temperature starts to drop you'll seek out ways to stay warm. Whether you rely solely on the heating system installed in your home or follow a supplemental heating strategy, it's wise to know how to safely use a portable safety heater before you plug it in. … [Read more...]

How to Prep Your Furnace for Winter

The basic functions of your heating system dictate the best approach for pre-season inspections. Heaters have three basic aspects that determine their efficiency: the ventilation system, electrical settings and blower mechanics. All three play key roles in delivering warm air during the cold months. … [Read more...]

Wall Heaters 101: Your Complete Guide

Wall heaters are heating units that are installed in or attached directly to a wall. They are most commonly used in studio apartments, compact living spaces and smaller offices, because they generate a good amount of heat suitable for keeping small areas warm, yet don't take up any valuable floor … [Read more...]

6 Tips to Save Money on Winter Heating Bills

Brace yourselves, winter is coming. As such, it is never too early to start planning ahead for the annual rise in winter heating costs. A common misconception is that the most effective ways to decrease energy costs is by resorting to expensive, large-scale solutions such as installing new … [Read more...]