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Outdoor Projects - Worth The Investment

Do you know one of the easiest way to improve your home value and marketability?  Turns out Outdoor Projects may be the answer this Summer. While they are functional and let you enjoy the great outdoors, they also also add great curb appeal to your home.  As more people are looking to enjoy fresh air and spend quality time outside the house, exterior renovations can add great value to your property. Outdoor Kitchen: Cooking outside is one of the great pleasures of Summer.  Your grill, smoker, griddle or other cooking appliance can easily be setup in a way that makes cooking and entertaining more enjoyable.  Don't hesitate to install permanent fixtures like cabinets and an outdoor sink to your outdoor kitchen. ...

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How to Maintain your Wood Stove

Maintenance Whether you have just purchased a new stove or have an existing unit, it is important to know how to ensure you get the longest lifespan out of your unit.Here are a few tips to help maintain your wood stove or fireplace when using it for a regular heat source. On a weekly basis, check the firebricks to see if there are any breaks or cracks. They are still able to be used if they are cracked, however if there is a complete break or part missing then it should be replaced. You can also check on the door gasket (the insulated rope around the door) to make sure that it is not falling apart or that is has...

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Tips & Techniques to get your grill summer ready!

Thanks to the professionals at Weber for these great tips for getting your grills ready for some action this summer!A little time is all it takes to get your grill running and looking like new after the long winter. Here are our tips for charcoal, gas and Summit Charcoal grills. Happy Cleaning!  CHARCOAL SEASON TO SEASON TIPS 1. When the grill is cool, brush or scrape off built-up carbon on the underside of the lid. 2.  Brush the cooking and charcoal grates to remove the leftover debris from your last grilling session.3. Use a scraper to chip away any hard-to-remove debris on the inside of the bowl. Use the One-Touch Cleaning System™ to push ashes and debris into the ash catcher.4. Make sure to empty...

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WHAT IS OFF-GRID LIVING?

"Off-grid" simply means there is no conventional electric supply, such as:  Areas where it is too expensive to bring in hydro Isolated or difficult-to-access areas like islands, remote lakes and camps Application where people still need refrigeration, the ability to cook and the need to use freezers for longer stays OFF-GRID LIVING NEVER SOUNDED (OR FELT) SO GOOD Ensure peace and quiet AND peace of mind. The silent and dependable technology of Unique's portables, fridges, freezers, stoves and cooktops allows you to enjoy the subtle sound-scapes of your off-grid experience, without the never-ending noise and smell of a gas-powered engine. Plus, Unique's appliances use much less fuel/energy than generators, making them a healthier choice for the planet. "Personal service and knowledge make us...

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