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Wood Pellet Grills for Delicious Grilled Food

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Fireplace Showcase - Wood Pellet Grills in Providence, RI

Whether you are new to grilling or have been cooking in the backyard forever, everyone has a preference when it comes to grilling food. From gas grills to charcoal grills to wood pellet grills, grilling should be taken seriously. Many grillers will argue passionately about the pros and cons of each method.

Many will agree that wood-pellet grills are the clear winner in flavor, ease of use and versatility. A pellet grill is powered by food grade wood pellets. Unlike charcoal grills, which take up to 30 minutes or more to heat up, wood pellet grills can give off an even heat quite quickly. And, unlike propane grills which heat up quickly but lack flavor, foods cooked on pellet grills are rich in smokiness and succulence.

Green Mountain Pellet Grills even come with a thermostat so that you can actually set the temperature. This is a huge plus when compared to charcoal grills and gas grills.

But with a pellet grill you can also "smoke" your food at a very low temperature. This gives you a larger range of options when it comes to the types of food and meals you can prepare with a pellet grill.

Pellet grills can use pellets made from various types of wood which means you have options that give off a unique smoke and flavor.

Pellet grills are efficient, easy to use, more flavorful, and healthier to cook with. For more information on pellet grills, contact Fireplace Showcase.

Pellet Grills For Easy Grilling and Delicious Food

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, April 25, 2018
The Fireplace Showcase - Pellet Grills

Entertaining in the summer is so much easier. It is a more casual atmosphere; shorts, flip flops, and grilling in the back yard. For a long time now, back yard grilling has been a great way to enjoy a social get together and great tasting food cooked over an open fire. But are gas gills the best way to grill food? Most certainly they are the most well known, but they may not be the tastiest or the healthiest. There are schools of thought who believe the pellet grill is the way to go.

One difference pellet grills have over traditional grills is their design which creates indirect heat cooking. The heat does not come from the top or the bottom of the grill, the food is cooked from the heat moving around the food. This also makes the food tastier to some, because there is more of a smoke flavor which is what pellet grills are really known for.

Pellet grills have much less cancer-causing carcinogens and companies like Green Mountain produce their pellet grills with two or more shields that come in between your food and the heat source. This means that fat from meat which causes carcinogens runs out of the chamber into a bucket that is on the outside of the grill. This way the grease never has a chance to drip down into the heat source which is the fire. Pellet grills are also very green since they produce much less greenhouse gas emissions than conventional charcoal or gas grills. When cooking over them you have much less of the mess to clean up after when compared to a charcoal grill.

If you're looking to buy a grill and start having some backyard get-togethers consider a healthier alternative: a pellet grill. Best of all, right now at Fireplace Showcase, all of our Green Mountain pellet grills are on sale. Contact us for more information

Happy New Year from Fireplace Showcase

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Happy New Year from Custom Insulation

Happy New Year from Fireplace Showcase. We would like to thank our customers, friends, family, and community for allowing our business to be part of your lives in 2017. We wish all of you a wonderful and prosperous 2018!

If we have had the pleasure of being your choice in providers, we hope that we provided the highest level of customer service and met all of your needs. In the coming months if you find yourself in need of the services we offer, we hope you choose us again in 2018.

It is our sincere wish that in the New Year you are surrounded by warmth, family, and friendship and that 2018 brings you good health and prosperity. From all of us here at Fireplace Showcase we hope you have a safe, warm, and exciting New Year.

“We all come home, or ought to come home, for a short holiday – the longer, the better…” ~ Charles Dickens

Use Solid Copper Fire Pits for Outdoor Entertaining this Fall - Seekonk, MA

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, September 18, 2014
Copper Firepits

Because the weather has become autumnal, solid copper fire pits in Seekonk, MA are in demand because they serve as a cost-effective alternative for heating. With these functional and stylish fire pits, you can extend the outdoor season and continue having a good time in your backyard at home.

Solid copper fire pits burn wood, a sustainable energy source. That means you can enjoy plenty of environment-friendly heat to warm your loved ones. Fire pits can be a focal point for outdoor entertaining while they provide heat and ambience to keep everyone warm and relaxed especially during chilly fall evenings.

You also have the added benefit of being able to cook on a fire pit. So you and your family can enjoy roasting hot dogs or marshmallows over an open flame in the convenience of your own backyard.

If you love entertaining guests in your backyard or outdoor living space, the most inviting way is to gather around the fire pit where everyone can feel cozy and comfortable. Extend your living space to the outdoors for longer with the use of the solid copper fire pits. For more information, contact the Fireplace Showcase.

Have Fun with a Safe Swing Set in Your Own Backyard – Providence, RI

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, May 22, 2014

Swing sets are safe and fun for kids and their friends this season. A backyard swing set is the perfect place for kids to play with friends, without having to worry about their safety.

Most of the time kids spend on play sets is on the swings. Why not provide at-home entertainment for your kids in your backyard by buying and installing your own wooden swing set. It is more convenient for parents than heading to play at the park and you can always be comfortable with the safety and security of a swing set in your backyard. Parents want their kids to get outside, enjoy fresh air, get exercise and play in the sun. Swing sets are a good way to encourage them to get outdoor exercise, stay healthy, and have quality family time.

Let the spring and summer fun begin. For outdoor fun this season, you can set-up your swing set in your own backyard where your kids can invite their friends over for outdoor activities.

Swings and swing sets are both exciting and relaxing for children. Wooden swing sets come in all kinds of sizes and styles. So you can choose the ideal features that will encourage your kid’s fun and imagination.

For information on the wonderful, affordable, and reliable wooden swing sets available at the Fireplace Showcase, contact us.

Important Tips for Buying a Wood Stove

Joseph Coupal - Friday, January 04, 2013

Unapproved models can cause damage to your home

(WPRI) -- Trying to cut down on heating costs by buying a wood or pellet stove can seem like an attractive option, but unless you're buying one that's been tested, you could be putting yourself and your home at risk.

As the temperatures drop we begin to turn up the heat, and with oil and gas prices where they are, many of us turn to alternative heat sources.

"It may not be built to handle the heat that you are putting into it, and God forbid it could start a fire," said Barbara Vallente from Fireplace Showcase.

A lot of consumers are buying products from out-of-state vendors on the Internet, but what you may not know is that certain models may not be approved appliances. In Rhode Island and Massachusetts, wood stoves must have a UL approval number of 1482, and pellet stoves should have an Americans Standard testing method number 1509 on it. These numbers can usually be found in the owner's manual.

Those two numbers mean that the products have been put through stringent testing to make sure they're safe to operate in your home. In order to install a wood or pellet stove you must get a permit, and city and town building inspectors require the appliance have an approval number.

"It guarantees the safety of the product, and also that your insurance company will cover you," Vallente added.

If an unapproved pellet stove or wood causes property damage, chances are your homeowner's insurance will not cover your losses. Be sure to purchase yours from a reputable company that knows the law, and can put you in touch with professionals who know what they're doing.

Also, when hiring a contractor to install your stove, make sure they are licensed or registered. For more information, visit the RI Contractors' Registration and Licensing Board's website.

Original Article: WPRI.COM

Pre Season Pellet Special at Fireplace Showcase

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, April 26, 2011

A few years ago we witnessed the same dramatic increase in home heating oil prices that we are seeing right now and pellets and pellet stoves were being bought and installed at record rates. Forecasters are again predicting the slow and steady rise of oil and gas prices and as fuel prices increase there is an increase in the spring and summer sales of pellets and pellet stoves.

Take advantage of price savings on pellets at Fireplace Showcase. There are only 5 days left to take advantage of our pre-season pellet specialSave $20 per ton on New England Pellets.  This sale ends Saturday, April 30.

New England Pellet makes premium-grade pellets. Every pellet in the bag exceeds industry standards. They don’t just make the best performing wood pellets in America, but the most trusted, too. Come in to Fireplace Showcase and save big on wood pellets, sale ends Saturday.

Grill Out with the Red Sox on Game Day

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, March 29, 2011

For all you sports fans out there who spend more time tailgating in the back yard rather than in the lot, have you seen the team grill? Route for the Red Sox by outfitting your back yard patio with a team grill. Just in time for opening week, you’ll be the talk among fans.

The Team Grill Patio Series ALL-STAR is the high-end gas grill designed specifically for sports fans. Combining professional-grade cooking capabilities with officially licensed logo and colors of your favorite team, Team Grill creates a one-of-a-kind grilling experience for game day and every day. The finish cleans easily with soap and water and is designed to withstand the high-heat of the grill as well as the weather.

Team Grill is the premier manufacturer of professional-quality gas grills for sports fans. Our products combine the cooking capabilities of high-end grills with the look of your favorite sports teams, so you can show your team spirit and make every day game day. Team Grill products are available through the Fireplace Showcase. Call or visit us today.

Solid Copper Fire Pit Can Help You Usher In Spring

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Spring is a week away and many of us are excited about getting outside.  A solid copper fire pit can help you enjoy a beautiful early spring evening. It is time to relax on the patio enjoy the longer days and brighter nights and shake off those winter cob webs. Invite the neighbors, because with this outdoor fireplace everyone can enjoy themselves with a 360 degree view of the fire.

This fire pit is both beautiful and unique providing ambiance on your porch or deck or in any space in your yard. Our solid copper fire pits offer the deepest bowl in the market, allowing for larger and longer lasting fires using any type of wood or charcoal. Our fire pits are perfect for warming up on a cool evening, and are also great for cooking with its included, non-toxic chrome plated steel cooking grate.

You and your friends and family can gather together and warm up outside around a beautiful roaring fire. So make your backyard, patio or deck another room in which to entertain, add a Fire Pit from Fireplace Showcase.

QuadraFire Pellet Stoves Are a Great Way to Heat Your Home

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, March 03, 2011
With the price of oil and other traditional fuel sources constantly on the rise, Quadrafire pellet stoves provide consumers with a way to save money while efficiently heating their home. With lower heating costs and big tax credits available, many people are making the switch and choosing to warm their homes in a greener way. The following information can help you understand the basics of using a pellet stove to heat your home and how it can benefit you in a variety of ways.

These types of stoves are an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional wood or oil burning stoves, as well as central heating systems. A pellet stove utilizes pellets made from biomass and agricultural waste materials such as wood chips, sawdust, grass, corn, wheat and sunflower seeds. Replacing traditional fireplaces that could not heat a home efficiently, a these devices have a thermostat to distribute heat evenly and well. Stoves hold enough fuel to cover several days and cleaning them is as simple as emptying a tray.

Since these products run off of bio material, there are less air particulate and greenhouse emissions, making them safer for the environment and your health. The ongoing reduction in the amount of oil and other fossil fuels you use thanks to pellet stoves is also better for the environment. The products these pellets are made out of are given a second life when they are recycled into a fuel source for your home.

One of the best reasons to switch to a pellet stove now is the money you can get from government tax credits for installing a 75 percent efficient product, part of the government's plan to encourage consumers to choose green. You can earn up to $1,500 that will cover 30 percent of the cost of the actual product, the installation and also the piping required. This can make the purchase of a product much more affordable, but the tax credits are only available for a limited time. Contact us today to learn more about our QuadraFire Pellet Stoves.

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