All wood-burning heat sources are not the same. Likewise, all wood-burning stoves are not the same. Your grandpa’s chuckwagon cast iron stove and traditional open-faced wood-burning fireplaces are becoming rare in modern Colorado homes. There are many reasons for this – inefficiency, pollution, maintenance, fire danger – but for those seeking the comforting crackle of a woodfire, consider a modern wood-burning stove.
As with almost all designs, compromise becomes an item’s central feature. In order to excel in one area, another must be sacrificed. This is also true of gas fireplaces, but the overwhelming convenience these fireplaces offer may lessen the nostalgia associated with woodsmoke. While we’re fond of other types of fireplaces in certain situations, in this article, we’ll discuss some of the benefits of going with gas.
It’s been a little over a decade since Apple introduced the world to what we consider today’s modern smartphone. While you may no longer be able to imagine life any other way without one, a decade is a relatively short amount of time – especially when considering the relatively new third party, unintended products that have been derived and are controlled by them. What does that mean? Well, truthfully, all of the bugs haven’t been worked out yet.
Even though it’s only the middle of September, Colorado Springs and the surrounding mountain towns may experience their first frost any day now. While this year has been atypically warm, Colorado Springs has seen rare snow falls during the first week of September. With that said, here are a few tips on how to keep your yard looking good during the winter months and give you a jump start on next spring.
Bidets took a major spike in popularity during the toilet paper shortage of 2020. With rolls gone from the shelf, people quickly understood how fragile supply chains are for seemingly benign items. Unable to procure the daily necessities, plumbing disasters rose as people tried to use alternatives to toilet paper. There had to be a better way, and for most of the rest of the world, there has been for many years: the bidet.