Categories for Fireplace

What Are Fire Hazards Around Portable Heaters And Christmas Decorations?

April 3, 2023

What Are Fire Hazards Around Portable Heaters And Christmas Decorations? As you decorate your home this season, be aware of fire hazards around portable heaters and Christmas decorations. These fire risks can lead to a blaze that can be dangerous or even deadly. Space Heaters With the chillier weather this winter, many of us need extra heat to keep warm. Portable heaters are a great way to do just that, but they can also be dangerous if used improperly. Using them too close to combustibles, like curtains or upholstered furniture, can cause a fire. Be sure to set a 3-foot safety... View Article

What Type of Heat Is Generated From a Fireplace?

November 2, 2022

There are a lot of questions that we receive at Alaska Fire and Flue LLC. from customers about the products that we offer. Thus, we want to ensure those customers are fully informed about what they get when they do business with us. The more details we provide to them, the better they understand what they receive from us, which is precisely what we want. Radiant and Convective Heat Fireplaces produce two different types of heat. These are radiant and convective heat. Both types of heat can serve a specific purpose, and it is best if you understand what that type of heat is... View Article

What Is the Most Common Wood Used in Alaska Fireplaces?

October 10, 2022

Wood burning stoves are an integral part of Alaskan life. Thus, you’ll need to know the best woods to burn for your stove. Here are some top (and bottom) wood types for stove burning and some help with picking wood for your indoor stove. The Best Woods To Burn These are the most common woods Alaskan homeowners seek for their stoves: Birch Birch is one of the most favorable woods to burn because it’s easily accessible. You can find it in many areas in Alaska, making it a highly abundant option. The quality of birch that makes it a common choice... View Article

Should a Fireplace Be More Practical or Decorative?

October 3, 2022

Well-designed fireplaces can create a great focal point. If well implemented, fireplaces provide a cozy element to living, dining, family, and bathrooms. Whether you’re looking to update an existing fireplace or build a new one, it’s essential to know what you want before contacting a fireplace expert. Any modern fireplace should seek to combine practical elements with more decorative ones to improve beauty and function. That means finding creative ways to use it all year round. This article lists tips for making your fireplace practical and decorative. Choose the Right Fireplace for Your Home The market offers a wide range... View Article

How Often Should I Have My Fireplace Maintained To Prevent a Fire?

September 5, 2022

Having a fireplace in your home can be a very enjoyable experience. It can keep your home warm and provide a great ambiance when you want to relax and enjoy a cold night. While you can have a lot of fun sitting around the fireplace, it is important to remember that they need proper maintenance and cleaning to keep them safe to use. One great service to take advantage of that can help to keep your fireplace clean and reduce the risk of fires is a chimney sweep. When it comes to your fireplace, creosote, soot and other hazardous materials... View Article

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