How to Build a Hot Fire – Without Kindling

Forget the kindling and newspaper… Get a hot, bright burning fire in just under a few minutes. Accomplish something the whole household can appreciate. The quality of radiant heat that a wood stove gives off, is hands down the biggest advantage for homeowners with wood burning stove. Get your home toasty in no time! Check out …read more

Finding the Perfect Match: How to Choose the Right Fuel Type

Heating a home with wood has long been the tradition here in Central Oregon. Many homeowners still use wood because it’s simply the cheapest way to heat. However, heating with wood isn’t for everyone and some homeowners may prefer the convenience of a gas stove or the efficiency of a pellet stove. So how do you know which …read more

Christmas Gift Ideas at Fireside

When it comes to buying Christmas gifts this year, shop outside the big box. Gift ideas, big or small, Fireside has it all: whether it’s a new barbecue and grilling accessories for the food lover in your life or a gift the whole family can enjoy like a brand new Marquis hot tub. Fireside has something for everyone including, a large …read more

Quadra-Fire Adventure Series Wood Stove

Transform your wood burning experience with the new, industry-first Adventure Series wood stove from Quadra-Fire. The Adventure Series collection is the only wood stoves of its kind equipped with a programmable wall thermostat, along with a single-button control system for ultimate convenience. This innovative Smart Burn Technology™ makes heating controllable, more cost efficient and simple …read more

6 Money Saving Tips To A More Efficient Wood Burning Stove

Fireside of Bend would like to share 6 great tips for a more efficient operating wood stove that will in turn save you time, money and pollute less. Every wood stove user can benefit from knowing more about their stove’s operation and many of these “tips” apply to wood burning fireplaces as well. 1. Keep your wood dry. …read more

What Do Wood Stoves & Computers Have in Common?

A lot has been written recently about Apple because it’s been 30 years since their amazing Super Bowl ad that made personal computer users look like zombies in their blind following of IBM. That ad motivated many consumers to look at and buy a new Apple Macintosh 128, instead of just buying an IBM. It’s …read more

The Secret to a Long-Term, Happy Relationship – With Your Wood Stove

It’s October in Central Oregon, and the first autumn wisps of wood smoke curling from Bend-area chimneys was visible several weeks ago. If you’ve never heated with a wood stove before, there’s something you should know. It’s a secret we share with our customers to help them: Save money Heat more efficiently Keep their chimneys …read more