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Best Patio Furniture

Bart Fireside has some exciting news we would like to share with you. We are carrying a new line of patio furniture from Peak Season, and we know you are going to love all of the options we have. Peak Season uses only the finest raw materials to design and manufacture...

Energy Efficient Options

If you have an older traditional masonry fireplace, you are not heating your home as efficiently as you could be. Most of the heat created by one of these older fireplaces ends up going out of your home through the chimney. This not only is a very inefficient way to...

Outdoor Grilling Safety Tips

Spring is here, which means you probably have gotten your grill ready to start cooking delicious foods outdoors. Even though grilling is a lot of fun, it has the potential to be dangerous as well. Knowing the best grilling safety practices is essential to be a true...

Best Grills for Your Outdoor Kitchen

Considering adding an outdoor kitchen to your deck or patio? One of the most important decisions you will have is choosing the grill for your new cooking space. Although there are plenty of options for built-in and portable grills available, how do you know which one...
Let Us Accessorize Your Outdoor Kitchen

Let Us Accessorize Your Outdoor Kitchen

Warmer weather has arrived, and that means it is time to enjoy your outdoor kitchen or other living space outside. If you are wanting to add some special elements to your outdoor kitchen area, Bart Fireside offers a wide variety of accessories to up date that space....

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Grill Shopping: Specialty Stores vs. Big Box Stores

Grill Shopping: Specialty Stores vs. Big Box Stores

Summer is just around the corner, and shopping for a new grill is on the top of many people’s lists of summer preparation tasks. One of the first things grill shoppers must consider is where to look for the grill of their dreams. Big box stores like Sam’s Club and...

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Why You Should Always Read Your Operating Manuals

Why You Should Always Read Your Operating Manuals

Over our years in business, our staff at Bart Fireside has been shocked at the number of customers who have never read the operating manuals for their fireplace, stove, or insert heating appliance. Some people feel that since we professionally installed the appliance,...

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Let’s Talk About Electric Fireplaces

Let’s Talk About Electric Fireplaces

If you want to easily add a fireplace to your home, your best option is to install an electric fireplace. Electric fireplaces are also a great way to make your old wood-burning masonry fireplace more environmentally friendly and cost-effective. While many of our...

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The Benefits of a Modern Wood-Burning Fireplace Insert

The Benefits of a Modern Wood-Burning Fireplace Insert

When heating our homes, we want to save money and energy as well as to be as environmentally conscious as we can. A heating appliance that can accomplish all three of these is a wood-burning fireplace insert. New technologies have revolutionized wood-burning inserts...

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Vented Gas Logs: Heater or Decorative?

Vented Gas Logs: Heater or Decorative?

A popular way to provide supplemental heat to your home, gas logs are a clean and convenient alternative to a wood-burning fireplace. If you are shopping for gas logs, you probably know there are two different kinds of this heating appliance: vented and vent-free. The...

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Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips for the Home

Carbon Monoxide Safety Tips for the Home

Cases of carbon monoxide poisoning tend to rise in the winter because malfunctioning heating appliances tend to be the main cause of the toxic gas leaking into homes. Carbon monoxide leaks can quickly become deadly as this poisonous gas is odorless and tasteless,...

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Replace Your Old Wood Stove with a New EPA-Certified Model

Replace Your Old Wood Stove with a New EPA-Certified Model

If you have been using a wood-burning stove that was manufactured before 1988, you may want to think about updating this heat appliance with a newer EPA-certified model. In 1988, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began requiring wood stove manufacturers...

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How Winter Can Affect Your Fireplace and Chimney

How Winter Can Affect Your Fireplace and Chimney

A common problem to our neighbors to the North as well as here in the South, spalling occurs when water penetrates a masonry surface, including a brick chimney, and causes chipping and breaking of bricks or concrete. Freezing temperatures are what causes the damage to...

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Essential Fireplace Accessories

Essential Fireplace Accessories

Fireplace season is in full swing, but do you have all of the necessary accessories and tools to enjoy a safe and beautiful fire in your fireplace? At Bart Fireside, we carry a large variety of useful and decorative fireplace accessories. From framed paintings and...

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