Trends & Transformations

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Mount Your TV Above the Rave Modern Gas Fireplace

Discover how Heatilator’s Rave linear fireplace lets you safely mount your TV 12 inches above your fireplace – without a mantel – thanks to Passive Heat™ management.

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5 Things to Ask Your Builder Before Picking a Floor Plan

Be sure to consider these questions before you choose the floor plan for your new home.

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Builder Spotlight: Pulte Group

Get acquainted with this long-standing Heatilator-installing builder.

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Give Your Fireplace a Colorful Makeover with These Cheery Summer Hues

Dress up your hearth with a playful splash of paint.

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What Makes Heatilator the Best Fireplace Brand for Homebuilders

Homebuilders trust Heatilator and here’s why.

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The Best and Worst Home Upgrades for ROI

Some home upgrades will pay you back, and some won’t. 

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Tips for Designing Around a Fireplace

Use our design tips to add your own personal style to your hearth.

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The Best Time to Plan Your Fireplace Installation

Frigid weather is expected to be the norm this winter according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac.

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Ideas to Make Your Backyard the Envy of Your Neighbors

Add beauty and functionality to your outdoor living space with these upgrades.

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Benefits of Universal Design

If you’re building a new home or tearing into a remodel, give some thought to universal design.

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Have Your Fire Wherever You’d Like!

Power Venting makes it possible to install a gas fireplace almost anywhere in the home. Here’s how…

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Add Class to Your Home with a Modern Fireplace!

If you haven’t taken a close look at these fireplaces, you need to….

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Is Your Home Hearthless? Add a Gas Fireplace!

No fireplace in your house? It’s easier than you might think to add one!

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Back to the Basics: The Tiny House Movement

Many factors are contributing to the growing trend of downsizing significantly and living more simply.

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No Fireplace in Your Home? Add One!

If you don’t have a fireplace, you can add one.

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Amazing Transformation: Gas Fireplace Upgrade

See how this family transformed their messy, energy-hogging masonry wood fireplace into a beautiful heat asset.

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Photos Before and After: Gas Fireplace Insert Upgrade

Totally transformed! This relatively inexpensive project turned a messy wood fireplace into a beautiful heat asset.

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Top Five Greatest Songs about Fire

Fire is inspiring, so we can't help but sing about it...

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Venting - What Type Do You Need?

Hearth product have certain venting requirements - read on to learn more.

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Gas Fireplace: Before and After the Remodel

Go ahead. Replace that old dusty gas fireplace with a new model!

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Chases for Gas Fireplaces

There's more than one kind of chase - explained here!

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The Debate: Traditional or Contemporary Fireplace?

The styles are at opposite ends of the spectrum - traditional and contemporary. Here's some help for deciding what's right for you.

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Fireplace Evolution: A Look Back Over the Years

A look back at humble beginnings and the progression of fireplaces over the years.

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Can I mount a TV over my fireplace

Answers to this burning question here.

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Five of the Most Haunted Houses in America

Boo! It's Halloween and we're taking a blog tour of a few infamous haunted houses across the country.

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A Fireplace Will Increase the Value of Your Home

One improvement that will undoubtedly increase a home's value is adding a fireplace or replacing an old one.

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Making the Healthy Hearth Choice

There's one big health decision people frequently don't consider: how to make sure your home's indoor air quality is safe.