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Fire it up with these safety tips

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Fire safety doesn’t stop when you step outdoors. While summer is the perfect time to savor the flavors that grilling provides, it also is a time to maintain safety practices to avoid fires. How many fires? An average of 8,900 home fires a year, according to […]

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    Important things to consider before choosing the right fireplace

Important things to consider before choosing the right fireplace

Before choosing the right fireplace, you may want to do a bit of research to understand what exactly you are looking for. At Harding the Fireplace, the most popular fireplace store offers a complete line of gas, pellet, and wood burning fireplaces, stoves and inserts, as well as outdoor fireplaces and fire […]

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    Fear not what’s trending in barbecue, just get out and cook

Fear not what’s trending in barbecue, just get out and cook

March 27
By ARDIE A. DAVIS

At this time of year news journalists, magazine writers, bloggers and other media folk assigned to do a “What’s New in Barbecue” article, call barbecue people around the country for the latest on what’s happening.
ARDIE A. DAVIS Pit fire the old-fashioned way — no thermometers. At Hays County BBQ in […]

Wood Burning Stove Sales Increase

Propane prices reached an all-time high this winter, prompting many people to consider alternative forms of heat.

“We’ve been really, really busy. And I think the cost of propane has probably initiated that. Looking back over the past few weeks, we’ve talked to a lot of people about wood-burning stoves,” says Shirley Johs, Keller Hearth […]

How Smart is your Home?

One of the big, emerging trends in remodeling is smarter, less costly automated controls. It is becoming more and more affordable to control your home’s systems – temperature, security, electronics, lighting and more – through a single device, even from an iPhone, iPad or iPod. The average family has more than 80 different devices […]