Colour Scheme Inspiration for Your House

There is an ancient, Chinese proverb which suggests that even when you are 90% of the way along a chosen path, you remain only half-way to your final destination. This is particularly true in the world of interior design, where finishing rooms and home improvement projects is often the most..

7 Reasons to Install a Gas Fireplace in your Home

There’s something satisfyingly simple about installing an electric fireplace; you mount it, plug it in, turn it on and, within seconds, you have heat. No flume, no gas connection and no danger of escaping CO2. Likewise, the thought of having a traditional log burning stove and chopping up your own..

Cooking tips for outdoor fireplaces

With the barbecue craze on everyone’s mind, it is the best time to talk about cooking in an outdoor fireplace. Even though nowadays fireplaces associate with a cosy and warm time together with your family in the living room enjoying the roaring fire, it hasn’t been like that for long...

5 outdoor Fireplace ideas for the summer

Whenever the weather is treating us and there is an evening without rain pouring from the sky, it’s time for outdoors. You would be surprised how nice it is to sit outside and enjoy a breeze of fresh air. Outdoor fireplaces will let you stay outside long after the sun..

How to bring summer into your living room

Everybody loves the summer, who wouldn’t! Barbecues outside, pool parties, picnics in the park, everything about summer screams fun so it isn’t surprising that we embrace summer as soon as we recognise it is coming. We do this by updating our wardrobes, taking out all those heavy winter coats and..

Why contemporary fireplaces are the new trend for 2016

Thinking about buying a new fireplace? Overwhelmed by the choice? It’s not easy; do you go classic, ultra modern, gas, electric, vintage? It’s a nice problem to have, but we think we can probably help you make that decision. Contemporary fireplaces have rocketed in popularity recently and are regarded by..

What to consider before getting a gas fireplace

Purchasing a gas fireplace isn’t something we do regularly, and while the promise of warm nights in front of a low-maintenance fire and the ambiance created by such a device may be tempting, there are a number of things to consider before taking the plunge. When chosen carefully and installed..

How to choose your perfect fireplace

Choosing the right fireplace for your home is a little bit like finding the right wallpaper for your bedroom’s accent wall, or picking the correct spot for the TV mounting bracket; it mixes interior design with function and, as a result, is susceptible to poor decision making. In this post,..

Living room design trends for 2016

We all spend a great deal of time in our living rooms. Usually the most common space in which we entertain guests and relax, it also acts as an office for many, a playroom for the kids and a dining room for those who prefer to eat their dinner in..

Christmas 2015 Trendy Fireplace Decorations

Planning a trip to the attic to drag out the same old tired Christmas decorations? Our advice is simple – stop! For not a lot of money, you could revamp your entire arsenal of decorations for your entire home, and make them on point with what is trending in the..

Office Fireplaces

Fireplaces in the home are a norm now, especially with new fireplace technology opening up the potential for every room in the house to have it’s own. But very little thought is ever paid to anything outside of the home. A wood burning stove in your man cave shed maybe,..

Converting your fireplace – all you need to know

The fireplace market is full of a wide variety of fireplaces and stoves, as evidenced here on Gas Line Fireplaces. Some of you reading will have owned a model from each of the three main fuel types – gas, electric and solid fuel – but most people will only have..

The History of Home Heating

Home heating is such an integral part of home life now, that to imagine a time before it is almost impossible. It seems that fireplaces have been a part of our culture for centuries upon centuries, but it all had to start somewhere, right? While fire has always been the..