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Hearth & Home January 2018

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Stove Builders International/Osburn

For the look and feel of a wood stove with pellet convenience, the 3000 Pellet Stove has a classic appearance. Features are bottom-feed fuel delivery system, modern electronics and air wash system to clean the large glass viewing door. Call (877) 356-6663 or visit

Stone Forest

The Tiered Helix Fountain stands 57-in high, and is a taller version of the company’s Helix Fountain. The serene fountain adds depth and beauty to any landscape. The movement of water over granite brings the stone alive, creating a soothing, contemplative atmosphere. The beige granite is grooved in a graceful ladder pattern. Call (888) 682-2987 or visit

Eldorado Stone

The bold silhouette of the Sherwood Wood Burning Fireplace creates a stunning focal point for open-air conversations, while providing the warmth and pleasant crackle of burning wood. Sherwood can be dressed using any stone and accessories to complement and enhance a variety of outdoor living spaces. Call (800) 925-1491 or visit

HOUE Outdoor

The Eclipse table fits many outdoor settings and has an oval design with sustainable bamboo lamellas. Decorative granite stone in the center of the table is handy for hot pots. The bamboo table top is pre-oiled and the frame is powder-coated dark gray metal. Call (45) 5378-0800 or visit


Mooring by Libby Langdon is mixes textures and materials for an elegant look. The side-by-side, dark walnut willow-weave panels have an oil-rubbed bronze aluminum frame. The dining table’s trestle is set off by a Dura-Wood, smoke-gray, wood textured top. Dining chairs in both stationary and swivel options have sleek arms and generous inner-seat cushions. Call (708) 563-2890 or visit

Ningbo Mentoriend International Trading Co.

The full steel Trapezoid Swing Chair has a unique shape with Sunbrella cushioning for stability and comfort. The white and blue color theme is attractive in any outdoor setting. Call (00) 86-574-8309-5377 or visit


Modern and unique, the Zed chair comes in folding and non-folding options and has all-aluminum construction with textilene sling. The armrests feature teak accents for added contrast. Call (909) 443-5200 or visit

Coyote Outdoor Living

The C2C42 grill has a 1,275-sq. in. cooking area with five high-performance Coyote Infinity Burners. The 42-in. grill features interior lighting, 304 stainless-steel flavorizers and up to 100,000 Btus. The grill is sturdy, with cast stainless-steel burners, grates, component parts, a double-walled, stainless-steel hood, and continuous weld on the grill box with seamless edges. Call (855) 520-1559 or visit

The Outdoor GreatRoom Company

The Kenwood Collection has eye-catching brown composite decking. The small but stylish fire pit table is affordable and made of quality materials. It follows the popular Brooks gas fire pit table. Call (866) 303-4028 or visit

Bull Outdoor Products

Bull proudly announces the release of the BULL Kegerator so you can take your pouring power to the great outdoors. Constructed of high-quality 304 stainless-steel, the BULL Kegerator can withstand everything Mother Nature throws at it. Standard features include four durable wheels for easy maneuverability, an automatic defrost setting, a digital thermostat for precise temperature control, and enough interior room to comfortably fit a 1/2 or 1/4 barrel keg (or two 1/6 barrels if you want to upgrade to a second faucet). Best of all? It comes with a complete tapping kit (for one faucet) so you can start pouring pints right away! Call (800) 521-2855 or visit

Skyline Design

The eye catching Dynasty dining collection has a Viro open weave finish in two contemporary colors, and two table size options. The dining set is low maintenance and made of 100% recyclable material and is weather proof, and chemical and UV resistant. Call (877) 595-4634 or visit

Stove Builders International/Drolet

The Outback chef wood-burning cook stove offers cooking ability as well as radiant heat for the home. The doors and cast-iron top blend with the anthracite enameled steel side panels and protective cooktop cover. Features are four doors, stainless-steel oven with adjustable grill, chrome handrails, hot air bypass trap for regulating oven heat and well-placed smoke outlet. Call (877) 356-6663 or visit


With angular, architectural lines, the Weston Collection by Libby Langdon fits in a variety of settings, depending on cushions and colorways. With a narrow, stainless-steel silver frame wrapped in natural-looking jute twine, the collection pops against dark wood decks. The geometric woven resin lower shelf has glass-tops on the side and cocktail tables. The fire table has a stainless-steel band wrap and generous inner-seating width and depth for great comfort. Call (708) 563-2890 or visit

Regency Fireplace Products

The City Series San Francisco Bay 40 Gas Fireplace is three-sided and creates a stunning focal point in any room. The fireplace has an invisible glass safety barrier, reflective enamel or glass panels, standard interior lights, and offers the choice of any finish material (even wood) right to the edge of the fireplace. Call (800) 442-7432 or visit


The Air Cooled Temp/Guard® chimney (in diameters ranging from 12- to 14-in.) is easy to install, incorporating a precision formed Button-Lock Tab design. The chimney is designed for use with masonry fireplaces, and is a cost effective alternative for pre-fabricated masonry fireplace applications. Call (800) 835-2830 or visit

Twin Eagles

Redesigned grills and outdoor kitchen equipment have striking enhancements and new features. Barbecue chefs will enjoy the exclusive control illumination and concealed heavy-duty rotisserie. Call (800) 789-2206 or visit

A.R.T. Furniture

When the top is closed, the Epicenter Outdoor Williamsburg Hampden Firepit serves as a useful coffee table. When opened with a simple ring-pull, the top reveals a compact gas fire pit, operated from a knob at the side of the base. The stylish fire pit is made of wood with a weather-resistant finish and bold, graphic all-weather wicker. Call (909) 390-1039 or visit

European Garden Living

Bold, angular and chic, the Horizonta Planter fits in a variety of outdoor spaces. Features are pressure treated for durability, planed and rounded slats for a smooth feel, and a choice of two shapes and three sizes. The planters can be used for flowers, vegetables and herbs. Call (888) 895-WOOD or visit


This pellet barbecue enables smart fuel supply control, fine adjustment of the temperature, and holding the temperature stable over an extended period. The versatile appliance can be used for grilling and smoking. Call (781) 929-2997 or visit

Bull Outdoor Products

With the new BULL EZ Fill Smoker Box you can achieve an authentic slow smoked BBQ experience in your own backyard. Constructed of high quality 304 stainless steel and designed to fit perfectly in between the burners of the BULL Grill, the EZ Fill Smoker Box revolutionizes the way you can add flavor to your food. The sliding lid makes refilling the smoker box a breeze; it can be filled with either wood chips, pellets, or liquid to add moisture to your grilled food. Upgrade your BBQ today with the BULL EZ Fill Smoker box. Call (800) 521-2855 or visit

The Companion Group

Barbecue chefs and guests can explore new tastes and make smoking a tradition in the home, as well as outside. The KitchenQue Stovetop Smoker creates the opportunity to smoke all sorts of food as would be an option on the grill or in a conventional smoker. Compatible with most stovetops, the smoker reaches 400°F to smoke and cook food at the same time. A handy drip tray opening allows for refilling with InstaSmoke after smoking starts. Call (800) 521-0505 or visit


With a small combustion chamber, the Stûv 30-Compact Stove is suited to small, well-insulated homes. Because of its smaller combustion chamber, the stove maintains a temperature that enables clean combustion. An integrated turning plate allows the stove to be turned to direct heat in the desired direction, with 360-degree rotation. The rotation can be limited to 90-, 180- or 270-degrees by the installer. Call (866) 487-7888 or visit

Meet Kristian Svindland

Hearth & Home is pleased to welcome Kristian Svindland to its publishing team. He joins advertising director Jackie Avignone in the advertising department, and will be working as Account Executive with manufacturers in the hearth, patio and barbecue industries, helping them to structure advertising programs that will move their business forward.

Kristian has more than 20 years experience as a consultant, sales manager and business owner. During that time, he developed expertise in effective business planning, creative sales techniques, and innovative marketing concepts.

He is presently introducing himself to his clients via phone and email, and looks forward to meeting all of you in person.

“Just browsing through current and older issues of Hearth & Home is exciting,” he says. “The products certainly are beautiful, but it’s also the lifestyle they represent that’s compelling. I look forward to meeting all of my clients in person at the 2018 markets.”

Please feel free to call or email Kristian with your advertising needs:
Phone: (800) 258-3772, ext. 314.

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