Preparing and Maintaining Your Indoor Fireplace

Are you looking forward to using your indoor fireplace as winter heads your way? They are more than decorative mantels, family portraits and having a place to hang your stockings. Fireplaces are obviously one of the resources we use to heat our homes and in order to do so they have to be prepared and […]

By |January 4th, 2017|Fireplaces, Forshaw Blog, Home, Mantels|Comments Off on Preparing and Maintaining Your Indoor Fireplace

Seven Reasons to Choose Granite Counter Tops

Granite is a common choice for counter tops, and we can easily see why.

Here are seven reasons why we believe granite counter tops have become so popular.

First reason: Granite is a hard material, which makes it strong. It’s resistant to cracking, scratching, and chipping, and it can tolerate heat well.
Second reason: Granite lasts […]

By |September 13th, 2016|Counter Tops, Forshaw Blog, Home, Outdoor Kitchen|Comments Off on Seven Reasons to Choose Granite Counter Tops

DIY Compost

Not only is Earth Day in April, but this month is also considered Keep America Beautiful Month! Do your part by keeping some of your home waste out of landfills and reduce your carbon footprint. Making your own compost out of your kitchen trash is great for the soil and will help make your garden stunning. With […]

By |April 13th, 2015|Forshaw Blog, Home, Outdoor Living|Comments Off on DIY Compost

Tea Bags: Household Helpers

For those who have been celebrating National Tea Month, you have probably gone through many tea bags. Tea enthusiasts may not know that those little bags of tea aren’t just a solution to needing a warm drink, but they are actually very useful around the house.

If your tea bags have a staple and a tag […]

By |January 19th, 2015|Forshaw Blog, Grilling, Home|2 Comments

Appreciate These Hard to Kill House Plants

January 10th is House Plant Appreciation Day! Some of us have natural green thumbs while there are others who can’t keep a plant alive for anything. We’ve found a list of house plants that are near impossible to kill for you folks who fall in the latter category.

Arrowhead Vine

Aloe

String of Pearls

Zebra Haworthia

Spider Plant

Geranium

Jade Plant

Ghost Plant

Ox […]

By |January 8th, 2015|Home, Home Decor|Comments Off on Appreciate These Hard to Kill House Plants

Forshaw Customers Are Prepared For Winter

Winter storms in the St. Louis area have been known to keep us trapped in our houses for a few days at a time. While some people may be perfectly content with their couch & fireplace, we want you all to be safe & prepared for whatever comes. Here is a checklist of items we […]

By |December 3rd, 2014|Fireplaces, Home, Winter|Comments Off on Forshaw Customers Are Prepared For Winter

How To Decorate Your Forshaw Mantel

On our Facebook, Twitter, & Google + pages, you’ll notice that we post a lot of photos of mantel decorations. We absolutely love seeing what people do with their mantels for the different seasons & holidays. If you’ve looked at some of these decorations & you are wanting to make yours stand out in your […]

By |November 10th, 2014|Forshaw Blog, Home, Home Decor, Mantels|Comments Off on How To Decorate Your Forshaw Mantel

Fall Scented Home from Forshaw

Grab your cauldron (or a regular pot will be fine too) & follow these instructions to fill your home with the bewitching smells of fall.

1 apple
1 orange
1 lemon
2 T whole allspice
2 T whole cloves
4 cinnamon sticks

Slice fruit into rings. Don’t worry about peels, seed, cores, etc. Place all ingredients into a crock-pot. Fill with water. […]

By |October 27th, 2014|Forshaw Blog, Home|Comments Off on Fall Scented Home from Forshaw

Get Your Gutters Fall/Winter Ready

Now that fall is upon us, you will want to prepare your home for the colder temperatures. While it still isn’t incredibly cold outside, you should take care of those gutters so that you won’t have to brave freezing temperatures when they need to be cleaned. Taking these steps to clean your gutters will ensure […]

By |October 13th, 2014|Forshaw Blog, Home, Outdoor Living|Comments Off on Get Your Gutters Fall/Winter Ready