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Outdoor Fire Pit for Patio for A Cozy Ambiance

Outdoor Fire Pit for Patio for A Cozy Ambiance

Imagine your patio transformed into a cozy retreat that beckons you even on cooler evenings. This is where fire pits for patios come into play, and their popularity is soaring. These fire pits aren't just sources of warmth but invitations to extend your patio pleasure...

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Keep Warm This Winter With A Gas Fire Pit

Keep Warm This Winter With A Gas Fire Pit

With winter just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about ways to keep warm and cosy. One of the best ways to do this is with a gas fire pit - a relatively new invention that makes keeping warm easy and fun. In this article, we'll tell you all you need to...

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Natural Gas Fireplaces

Natural Gas Fireplaces

Natural Gas Fireplaces With the increase in demand for natural gas and its usage in homes, there have been more people who are interested in natural gas fireplaces. These types of  natural gas fireplaces offer a lot of benefits to your home and outdoor living space,...

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New Ideas and Trends for the Hearth

New Ideas and Trends for the Hearth

New Ideas and Trends for the Hearth The living room is the heart of the home, which means that it is one of the most important rooms in a house. The living room also needs to be well-decorated and have a cozy ambiance, as well as be able to withstand heat and weather...

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Home Fireplace Service

Home Fireplace Service

The fireplace is a great addition to any home. It's an inviting space that provides heat and ambiance, something we all want in our living spaces. But what happens when you need your fireplace fixed? Elegant Fireside and Patio can help you with firewood, home...

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Top Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Gas Grills

Top Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Gas Grills

We all have gas grills, but when it comes time to cook us some burgers or hot dogs, the last thing you want to do is dig through your cabinets for a gas canister! Here are some quick tips for your gas grills that will help you learn how to use your grill and get the...

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Helpful Tips For Using Your  Home Fireplace

Helpful Tips For Using Your Home Fireplace

As the weather starts to warm up, it's time for everyone to start thinking about how they will use their fireplace. Whether you're a weekend warrior or just enjoy a nice evening by the fire every now and then, here are some helpful tips for using your home fireplace....

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Find the Perfect Electric Fireplaces for Your Home

Find the Perfect Electric Fireplaces for Your Home

Looking for your perfect home fireplace? Fireplaces are a great way to add ambiance and warmth to the room. They can also help to heat up a room in wintertime. In this blog post, we will discuss considerations when choosing between gas and electric fireplaces,...

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Gas Fireplace Repairs in Plano TX

Gas Fireplace Repairs in Plano TX

Since fireplace safety is equivalent to safety from fire hazards, all homeowners who have a fireplace should be familiar with a few common telltale signs of damage. However, you must ensure that your fireplace is working correctly as a homeowner. By looking at your...

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Fireplaces maintenance Plano-TX

Fireplaces maintenance Plano-TX

A fireplace is a comfortable and warm area of your home that allows your whole family to gather together and keep those winter blues away. However, without professional fireplaces maintenance, your fireplace can end up falling into disrepair. It not only means that...

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Fireplace Maintenance in Plano TX

Fireplace Maintenance in Plano TX

A fireplace is a staple to all homes that are subject to the four seasons. We certainly know that winter and fall would lose their charm if your home does not have a fireplace to gather around, warm up, and set the atmosphere right. It is a great feature that provides...

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Fireplace repair Plano-TX

Fireplace repair Plano-TX

Many Plano homeowners believe that a basic chimney sweep can help them get their fireplace up and running. Our professionals from Elegant Fireside and Patio can perform a certified chimney sweep while performing a detailed inspection of all the essential components of...

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CHIMNEY LEAK SERVICES IN PLANO, TX

CHIMNEY LEAK SERVICES IN PLANO, TX

Chimney leaks are a common reason for most of our chimney repair calls in Plano, Texas. A residential chimney has numerous components that need special attention to keep it in pristine condition. Not caring for it can lead to imperfections in the chimney. Flaws such...

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Chimneys cap service Plano-TX

Chimneys cap service Plano-TX

A chimney that does not feature a chimneys cap is similar to a home without a roofing system. A chimney is an exit route for the combustion gases, which can be harmful to you and your loved ones. Nevertheless, without a chimney cap, your chimney is an open invitation...

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Chimneys Birds Clean Plano Texas

Chimneys Birds Clean Plano Texas

Intensive studies and years of research suggest that there are approximately 10,000 species of birds around the globe. It doesn't matter how cute and innocent they may look; they can end up causing a severe problem for most homeowners. For example, they can damage...

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How to repair spalling brick on the chimney?

How to repair spalling brick on the chimney?

Spalling is when the bricks on your chimney start to deteriorate to the point where chunks of it start falling from your chimney. Spalling brick usually begins as small structural cracks on your chimney and grow bigger until your chimney's entire surface starts...

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Does homeowner’s insurance cover chimney repair?

Does homeowner’s insurance cover chimney repair?

Chimney Repair Service At Elegant Fireside, one of the most common questions we get asked is, “will my homeowner's insurance cover these chimney repairs?” The short answer is, it depends. There are many different types of homeowner's insurance policies available out...

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Cleaning service for a gas fireplace

Cleaning service for a gas fireplace

Every house owner knows that wood fireplaces require regular cleaning to get rid of carbon-producing and ash. But there is a bubble of doubt when it comes to whether the increasingly popular gas fireplaces have the same needs. Unlike wood fireplaces, they are not...

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Do Plumbers Repair Gas Fireplaces?

Do Plumbers Repair Gas Fireplaces?

Gas fireplaces serve as decorative as-well-as for room heating purposes, making them one of the most sought-after home features people adore. Demand for gas fireplaces have been on a constant rise in the market. Almost 70% of all fireplace products sold today use...

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Do chimney caps keep water out?

Do chimney caps keep water out?

WHAT IS A CHIMNEY CAP? As the term suggests, a chimney cap is a protective covering that goes over the top of the chimney and does what a cap would literally do. It protects the chimney from rain, dirt, snow, and other elements that may enter inside the opening and...

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Is a chimney cap necessary?

Is a chimney cap necessary?

Chimney caps are a must for every fireplace owner If you are putting the finishing touches on your new Plano home or reviewing your winterizing checklist, an important detail to keep in mind is the chimney cap. As the name implies, a chimney cap is a protective...

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Do chimney sweeps go on roof?

Do chimney sweeps go on roof?

Our clients frequently ask us questions on chimney sweeps, especially its process, and if the technician would require to get to the roof for cleaning the chimney. A short answer to this is YES! It may be a personal preference of every technician or company, but...

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What does chimney sweep do?

What does chimney sweep do?

Sometimes we get questions from our clients regarding chimney sweeping. They want to know what a chimney sweep does.  In this blog, we will explain a chimney sweep’s role and how their services could help you maintain an efficient and safer fireplace. The main role of...

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How long does it take to clean a chimney?

How long does it take to clean a chimney?

If you are wondering how much time it takes to clean a chimney, you should seek professional advice. Your chimney needs to be cleaned either once or twice a year while using the fire on a daily basis or burning solid fuels like wood and coal. Sweeping removes soot,...

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Best Chimney Cleaning Company

Best Chimney Cleaning Company

Having a fireplace can be one of life’s simple pleasures. Who doesn’t like sitting next to the open fire with friends and family? Along with having a fireplace, however, comes the matter of paying attention to your chimney’s cleanliness and safety. If you have ever...

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How can I tell if I need chimney cleaning service?

How can I tell if I need chimney cleaning service?

Many homeowners probably don’t give attention to it, but the significance of a chimney working in good condition cannot be ignored.  Yes, you indeed need to regularly clean your chimney to keep it in good shape.  What is the right time to clean it? When can I tell...

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How Often Do You Need Chimney Cleaning Service?

How Often Do You Need Chimney Cleaning Service?

A fireplace is a sought-after luxury in most homes in Plano, Texas - but if you’re not paying attention to the cleanliness and safety of your chimney, you could be putting your home and family at risk. If you’ve ever found yourself wondering when you need to have your...

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Why are my chimney bricks spalling?

Why are my chimney bricks spalling?

Just like other areas of your home, chimneys too can have different problems and defects, making them less efficient and unsafe to use. One of the most common obstacles you might run into is spalling. Most of the time, spalling is a result of water seeping into the...

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What you need to know about gas fireplaces

What you need to know about gas fireplaces

One of the most effective ways to decide if a product will work for you is to ask questions about it. And when it comes to gas fireplaces, there can be plenty of questions to ask. With that in mind, we have answered some of the most pressing questions prospective gas...

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How to Assess and Repair a Leaks in Chimney

How to Assess and Repair a Leaks in Chimney

Well, it’s springtime once again and the storms are coming through every couple of days. Most of the time we are thankful for the rain and happy to see our lawns and gardens come back to life, but if you have a leaking chimney it can create a sense of foreboding that...

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Myth About Fireplace

Myth About Fireplace

First, let’s talk about some of the “myth’s” or assumptions most home owners make about the process of refacing a fireplace.   Myth #1 My contractor, designer, or architect knows how to properly reface a fireplace because they do it all the time. Truth: Most...

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Right Fireplace For Your Home

Right Fireplace For Your Home

The RIGHT fireplace There are a few manufacturers of right fireplaces out there who have begun to address this desire. Travis Industries is one such manufacturer. They manufacture the DaVinci Fireplace. This is a fireplace whose primary goal is to provide a world...

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Electric Fireplaces…What’s the big deal?

Electric Fireplaces…What’s the big deal?

What is Electric Fireplace Electric fireplaces are quickly becoming the fastest growing segment in the hearth industry. Consumers worldwide have seen them on HGTV, DIY Network, and many other home improvement shows and literature. Featured prominently on websites such...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Wood Burning

The Do’s and Don’ts of Wood Burning

Most people at some point have had or been around a wood burning fireplace, stove, or insert. It seems fairly straight forward, but most people who burn wood have been doing it wrong. There is a lot of opinion type advice out there, but in this article we will cover...

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