Fireplaces

  • Fireplace History
    Fireplaces have been used for centuries, since the beginning of civilization. At that time pits were built in the ground in the center of a hut and the smoke escaped through holes in the roof. ....
  • Cast Iron Floor Registers
    Regulating air circulation in your home is as important for energy conservation as it is for comfort. A house with improper circulation is not only uncomfortable; it is probably also costing you more....
  • Avanti Stoves
    Gas stoves have really come a long way in the last ten years or so. What used to be a curiosity (and something traditionalists liked to make fun of) is now a common element in many new homes. Gas st....
  • Contemporary Fireplace Mantels
    Contemporary fireplace mantels come in such a wide variety of materials, finishes, and styles that you might not know where to begin. What material do you think you might like? Fireplaces have been wi....
  • Wood Storage Baskets
    If you have a fireplace in your home, you're probably familiar with the age old problem of storing your logs. Most people keep the bulk of their logs outside and bring a few in every few days to plac....
  • Home Improvement Ideas
    If the phrase "home improvement ideas" strikes a chord with you, it most probably starts the gears in the creative side of your brain cranking merrily. There are, after all, so many ways to improve yo....
  • Gel Fireplace Logs
    Logs for gel fuel burning fireplaces are not real wooden logs, nor the manufactured logs you see at home and garden centers. Rather, these logs are not meant to be burned; they are for decorative purp....
  • Efficient Fireplaces
    Efficient fireplaces are the dream of every homeowner, but most claims of efficiency are hot air--literally. A lot of the heat created in a wood-burning fireplace goes out through the chimney, while m....
  • Ventless Portable Fireplaces
    Ventless portable fireplaces fulfill several different purposes at once. For one, they provide your home with the quintessential fixture you've always wanted: a fireplace. There is nothing like a fire....
  • Fireplace Remodeling
    Fireplace remodeling doesn't have to be a home-changing experience. Unless you're building a new gas- or wood-burning fireplace. In that case, call the contractor and get a hotel room for a week, beca....