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Gas Valve Check

Before the summer comes to an end, it's a good idea to check for problems and get them taken care of before your local gas professional is up to his/her eyeballs in service calls for heating appliances. Fireside Expressions is here once again to arm you with helpful tips and information on how you can check to see if your gas connections are in safe working order! We'll explain how to perform a simple test to determine if your quarter-turn shut off valve is leaking or not.

#WednesdayWisdom: What Causes Black Soot From A Propane Burner?

Propane is an extremely efficient fuel source for your outdoor product, but did you know that if you lack the proper components during installation that your feature can display soot over time? Many people associate this black residue with the burn process of a wood fire, but propane is perfectly capable of producing soot if your feature isn't configured accurately. Join us for a special blog post on this matter and get a dose of #WednesdayWisdom!

Chase away the chill of spring and gather 'round a bonfire ring! Interestingly enough, many holidays and rituals throughout the world are centered around dancing flames and the ambient light of bonfires. Since we are quickly approaching the Easter holiday, let's take a look at the way one country uses dancing flames to celebrate this holiday!

Top 5 Things To Spring Clean Outdoors

Fireside Expressions is here to help take some of the stress out of outdoor spring cleaning! Being outdoorsy people ourselves, we're familiar with what needs attention around the perimeter of a home. To help you out, we've compiled a list of the top five outside areas that should be spruced up this spring. The best part is - they can very easily be completed in a day's time! We're also going to tell you exactly which cleaning tools and solutions you'll need for effortless, eco-friendly, and affordable tidying! 

Can I Mount My Flat Screen Over My Fireplace?

Here at Fireside Expressions, we have plenty of expertise in fire and water features, as well as a pretty good handle on how to outline a functional and enjoyable layout for all of your alfresco needs. One of the biggest questions we have been asked about outdoor living is: "Can I mount my flat screen television over my fireplace?" If you are going to take in a movie or your favorite sitcom while the fire is going, there are some things that we really have to talk about. Fireside Expressions does not recommend mixing fire and electronics. While we prefer to keep these two factors a more than a safe distance apart, we do want to advise you of some safety precautions.

Keeping Up With Fire Bowls

Handcrafted concrete fire bowls have been gaining popularity across the United States, and have even found their way into the backyard space of America's most controversial and prominent family, the Kardashian-Jenners! Discover how this trend-setting group of celebrity fashion icons have incorporated these products into their posh outdoor living space!

Fall In Love With Tiki Torches!

https://www.firesidexpressions.com/automated-tiki-torch-kit-tulip.htmlThe sight of unbridled flames against a backdrop of trees and a pastel sunset are intriguing, not to mention dazzling. Truth be told, many of us automatically associate this visual image with some type of tropical setting. While spring and summer are a good couple of months away, this doesn't mean we can't enjoy the outdoors now or at least begin drawing up our blueprints for the ultimate backyard living space! Let's talk about adding an unexpected touch of charm to the winter blahs and start falling in love with tiki torches!

Maintaining your concrete bowl through the winter

You've enjoyed the flames from your concrete fire bowl through the entire summer, but now the temperature is dropping and the weatherman is calling for snow. How do you maintain your concrete fire bowl so it will run beautifully for you next summer, as well? Fireside Expressions is here to help you get your fire bowls, pool scupper bowls, and fire and water bowls ready for a deep winter freeze.

5 Reasons Fire Glass Is Superior To Wood

Tempered fire glass is a non-toxic alternative to wood, which can give off smoke and ash when ablaze in your fire feature. When you burn with this everlasting and beautiful media, the glass reflects and radiates heat from the fire, without popping or exploding! Opt for a safer, more economic way to enjoy your fire feature!

8 Ways To Get Your Outdoor Space Ready For Winter

Ready or not, winter is coming! Before that happens, there are a few things that need tidied up in your yard and around your home. Do these 8 things to get your outdoor space ready! If you need assistance preparing for winter, or are just ready to look ahead to spring, visit https://www.firesidexpressions.com - your outdoor fire experts.