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How You Can Still Use Outdoor Fireplaces in Wausau, WI Through Fall and Winter

October 15, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

Summer is gone. With fall here and winter soon to come, most people want to stay indoors and hide from cold weather—but not you! You have an outdoor fireplace, which you fully intend to use over the next several months. An outdoor fireplace can keep you warm and is good for entertaining and relaxing after a long day, but how do you know that your patio fireplace is ready for chilly weather gatherings? Below are some tips for using outdoor fireplaces in Wausau, WI through the cold and wet months of fall and winter: Cover the fireplace area: A typical... View Article

The Best Woods to Burn in Your Fireplace in Wausau, WI

January 18, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

A wood burning fireplace is the perfect way to warm up and unwind after a long day in the frigid winter cold. There’s just something rugged and down-to-earth about the natural crack of a wood burning fireplace. But picking the right firewood is just as important as the appearance of the actual fireplace. Different types of wood and tree species will burn differently in your fireplace. Some will burn hot quickly, while others will slowly sizzle for hours. Many homeowners are more interested in finding the right wood that will produce the cozy sounds of snapping and popping. Most trees... View Article

What to Do When Your Fireplace Is Sending Smoke Into Your Home

December 20, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

While using a fireplace normally stirs up warm and cozy feelings, if your chimney is causing excess smoke to drift into your home, the experience might not be as pleasant. In addition to being hazardous, smoke that has entered into the living space can settle on the carpet, furniture and draperies, and the lingering odor could potentially cause respiratory problems for those in the home. Here are some of the most common reasons why smoke might be coming from your fireplace in Wausau, WI: Cold flue: If your chimney’s flue is perpetually cold, there will be problems with its operation.... View Article

Why Does Meat Taste Better When It’s Grilled? Info About Grilling With a Fireplace in Wausau, WI

September 13, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

Though it may be September, we’re still very much in the grilling season here in Wisconsin. If you’ve lived here long enough, you know just how important it is to take advantage of any weather that’s remotely comfortable enough to spend some time cooking outside. Cooking meats on the grill is a favorite pastime of people all over the United States. But have you ever wondered why meat tastes so much better when it’s grilled? Sure, you can cook up a steak in a variety of ways, but there’s something to be said for a stake cooked on an open... View Article

What Are the Benefits of Installing a Fire Pit?

July 16, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s that time of year again when everyone wants to get out of the house and get some fresh air! Assuming your backyard is well kept, your yard should be one of the best places to spend your time. Adding a fire pit in your outdoor living space gives people a reason to come over and visit, and can make you the most popular neighbor on the block! Here are a few of the reasons we’re getting more and more calls to install fire pits this summer: Establish an outdoor gathering place: One of the hottest trends in home design... View Article