|In 1975, Dan and Ron Shimek started a company based on a simple idea: to create a cozy fire at the touch of a button. Their company grew to become its own category in the home products industry: Heat-N-Glo.
In 2000, the Shimeks moved on with a different idea: to create an outdoor grill that would take the guesswork out of grilling. And that led to the founding of a company with an even broader vision: to make outdoor living match the elegance and comfort found indoors.
The company became Fire Stone Home Products. And once again, the Shimeks' ideas have grown to become two new categories in the industry. The Cook Number Grills, and the Outdoor GreatRoom.
The ideas may be simple, but the results are widely recognized as some of the most sophisticated products of their kind. And they're redefining the meaning of the phrase: