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. ....
  • Fireplace Grates
    Fireplace grates serve a dual purpose. For one, they hold the pieces of wood off the floor, keeping the wood all in one place as it slowly disintegrates from the fire. Wood that has been penetrated by....
  • Built In Fireplaces
    Built in fireplaces are a treat to a home-owner; I just bought a house and one of the deal makers was the quaint fireplace in the living room. Unfortunately, there is some damage on the chimney outsid....
  • Ventless Fireplace Gel Fuel
    Ventless fireplace gel fuel is sometimes referred to as a Sterno-type material, and the description is not far off. Sterno, like ventless fireplace fuel, is also a gel. Both are comprised chiefly of a....
  • Fireplace Ideas
    Fireplace ideas, unlike most pipe dreams (or even stovepipe dreams), don't have to go up in smoke. In fact, some fireplaces don't even allow smoke--or dangerous gas fumes, either. Electric appliances ....
  • Symphony Fireplaces
    Symphony fireplaces by Dimplex are as beautiful as they are practical. And since the world's leading electric heating company makes them, you know they are built well. Dimplex's commitment to innovati....
  • Fan Controls
    Installing fans in your rooms or ducts is a great way to increase the air circulation throughout your house. Installing a fan is easy enough (most are simple plug-in models that don't require any too....
  • Fireplace Mantel Shelves
    There's no question that fireplace mantel shelves are a boon to interior designers. After all, fireplaces are the focal point of a room. Think about it: what's the first thing your eye gravitates to a....
  • Silicone Sealant
    When it comes to building or repairing a fireplace, it's absolutely necessary to use the right materials. Mortars and sealants that work fine under normal temperature conditions run the risk of break....
  • Carved Mantels
    Carved mantels are especially effective in any design scheme. After all, fireplaces--having been the natural focal point of any room since the first was cut out of a castle wall 900 years ago--continu....