Resources

In this section you will find recent industry articles with a variety of content to answer the questions you are having about your current fireplace or give you inspiration while designing your dream fireplace.

We have also included a variety of how to videos to help you with any questions you may have about using your fireplace, maintenance and cleaning recommendations, etc. If you have a request for a specific “How To” topic please feel free to fill out the contact form!

How To…

How to Clean and Maintain Your Louisiana Founders Series Pellet Grill

Clean your grill grates right after cooking while the grill is still warm using a brush. It is not recommended to use steel brushes, especially on the porcelain coated grates. Once your grill is cool, remove all items from inside the grill and use a scraper to remove any grease and gunk from your flame broiler and slider. Use a Continue Reading

Harman Pellet Stove Safety Features

Harman takes pride in heating your home safely. To achieve this, they have incorporated the following safety features into your pellet stove. Automatic Shutdown- The stove senses burn rate and stove temperature and will automatically shut down if it senses unusual conditions. This helps prevent the stove from burning inefficiently and typically means the stove needs cleaned. Clean your unit Continue Reading

Why Maintain Your Harman Pellet Stove

If you do not properly maintain your pellet unit, you may experience the following: Lower Efficiency- If the unit is not cleaned it will burn dirty, accumulating carbon and/or fly ash which will not allow the unit to achieve your desired heat output. Chimney Fire- The air to fuel mixture can become improperly balanced due to creosote buildup. Staining on Continue Reading

Recent Industry Articles

How to Stack Cordwood

If you have recently purchased a wood burning fireplace, stove or insert or if you’re a seasoned old wood tick, this article has important details regarding stacking and drying your fuel supply. It’s critical to burn dry wood, but is there a best way to stack and allow wood to dry? Please keep reading to get some valuable tips for Continue Reading


Electric fireplace: How to?

The appeal of an electric fireplace is no surprise. The vibrant colors and lighting effects are truly astounding! They make a wonderful focal point to any room. And, they’re so easy to operate. There can be many questions that come up when discussing electric fireplaces. This is another article that is intended to answer more of those inquiries. CAN AN Continue Reading


Buying Advice for Gas Fireplaces Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed the differences between a zero clearance (ZC) gas fireplace, a fireplace insert and a gas log set. In this article, we’ll focus on specific questions regarding ZC gas fireplaces and practical tips along with solid suggestions when shopping for one. ARE GAS FIREPLACES WORTH IT? Both the National Association of Realtors and Continue Reading


How do I get rid of rust on my wood stove?

Whether it’s steel or cast iron, rust on a wood-burning stove can certainly be an eyesore in your home. Rust will detract from the beauty and attractiveness of the appliance. With a little time, a lot of elbow grease and the right products, you can restore that old wood burning stove into one looking like new. START WITH A WIRE Continue Reading


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