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Party Around A Fire Pit

Going to tropical beaches would be one perfect place to go on summer. You can enjoy the plunge on daylight and at night enjoy the heat of the camp fire by the shore. Wouldn’t it be amazing?

Starry Night

Philippines have a lot of beautiful white beaches. Visiting these places on summer is more like visiting a tropical paradise. People walk around the white sands day-in and day-out. Camp fire her and camp fire there at night. People party all night long. Houses and resorts near by also have outdoor fire pit and fireplace in their lawns.

A friend of mine own a home facing the beach in Bora and just on her backyard she places a starry night copper fire dome. The fire pit was unique as it’s standing by its name, its really starry. Its elegant and it gives off romantic atmosphere as soon as fire starts burning on sunset. Her family and friends usually gather around the fire pit in the backyard at night. It is were they chat, drink and sometimes eat dinner.

Fireplace Experience

Winter is breaking real quick. These basically imply that cold season is here and that staying at home is probably the most wonderful thing to do. Well, nobody would love to stay in the cold. But then again it’s the most wonderful time of the year since it the time for the family to be together. Since its time for family reunion and yet it’s not a wonderful time to spend family activities outside, preparing our fireplace and chimney is the most practical thing to do. This season should be enjoyed. To make the best out of our activities it is then best to keep our homes convenient and warm.

Cleaning the fireplace and chimney is the first thing that has to be taken care of even before our relative s and family arrive. Check the chimney for some weather damage. Failing to repair the chimney may cause inconvenience such as getting your house filled with smoke. My sister in law and her husband have learned a lesson from the last years’ experience, they  failed to check some damage on the chimney and so they almost got suffocated with the smoke that filled their house instead of venting though the chimney while they were at taking a nap. So early this fall they made some renovations making sure that the fireplace and chimney is fixed. They also modified their fireplace by adding gas insert. They hire the repair man who fixed the fireplace in our friends’ homes. They were utilizing gas vent fireplace insert which we see as much convenient than the outmoded fireplace.

Vent Gas Fireplace Inserts is a wonderful remedy to improve your current inefficient wood burning fireplace. With this fireplace insert you can achieve up to 24,500 BTUs perfect to warm your house and make you relax comfortably near a sparkling fire. Such is just impeccable for bathrooms, bedrooms, bedsitting rooms or mobile homes. Accordingly, it takes outside air and heats it, sending exhaust outside too, making your area airtight for the ultimate in energy conservation.

At home we really enjoy it particularly that it adds beauty and elegance to interior of the house. You can purchase trim kits to make it complete. There’s wide range of choices so you’d be able to pick the one that fits your place.

Fireplace and Chimney Season

Fall is here and winter is fast approaching. These basically imply that holidays are here. Again it’s the most wonderful time of the year; a time to be with the family. Since the family will be together again it is then the best time to prepare our fireplace and chimneys. This season should be enjoyed. To make the best out of our activities it is then best to keep our homes cozy and warm.

My sister in law is doing some renovations at home. One of her concerns is the chimney because last year their wood burning fireplace caused them much problem; the smoke fills their house rather than venting through the chimney. I then told her of what I’ve seen from my friends’ homes. They were using gas vent fireplace insert which I see as much convenient than the traditional fireplace.

We then check some brochures and they were interested in getting a GDI-44N Napoleon Direct Vent Gas Fireplace Insert. They see it as a wonderful remedy to improve their current inefficient wood burning fireplace. With this fireplace insert you can achieve up to 40,000 BTUs which s just perfect to warm your house and make you relax comfortably near a crackling fire. Such is just perfect for bathrooms, bedrooms, bedsitting rooms or mobile homes. Accordingly, it takes outside air and heats it, sending exhaust outside too, making your area airtight for the ultimate in energy conservation.

We really enjoy it especially that it adds beauty and elegance to interior of the house. You can purchase trim kits to make it complete. There’s wide range of choices so you’d be able to pick the one that fits your place.  

Here are some features that for sure would hit you too.

• Up to 40,000 BTUs and 69% steady state maximum efficiency

• Heater rated

• No electricity required to light or operate; millivolt system ensures reliable use even during power failures

• Available in clean-burning, convenient natural gas or propane

• Clear, unobstructed viewing area through 800 sq. in., heat-resistant ceramic glass

• 50% flame/heat adjustment for maximum comfort and efficiency

• Concealed controls for turning on/off at the flick of a switch

• Equipped with 100% safety shut-off feature for your peace of mind

• Max. steady state efficiency 85%

• Max. AFUE efficiency 82%

• Realistic, ceramic fiber, light-weight Phazer™ logs and charcoal embers for a natural wood burning look

• Piezo igniter

• Heavy gauge pan burner system creates a unique Yellow Dancing Flame™

• Standard blower increases heating efficiency

• Tested as a heater to ANSI Z21.88 and CSA 2.33

Outdoor fireplace

Spending time with family and friends is inevitably one thing that each of us would love to do. That’s because bonding does not happen everyday and so if given the time, we’d simply do the best out of it. However, there are days wherein bonding moments with family and friends in our backyard would not be possible or would not be long enough because of the weather. Perhaps it’s too cold outside especially on chilly winter days. Having an outdoor fireplace is perfect for backyard activities, it adds to the warm ambiance helping us to stay outside longer even in the coldness of fall and winter mornings. With the help of outdoor fireplace we would be able to do more activities with our love ones. We’d have longer time talking and eating in the backyard while enjoying the magnificent glow.

Outdoor fireplaces also adds beauty to our backyards and verandas. Being able to choose the right style or design as well as right furniture you’d be able to evolve your backyard to an extended living area. Choose a good quality and well designed outdoor fireplace and make sure to also consider its safety features.