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 Accessories
    Fireplaces are almost a requirement if you want to have a truly cozy home. For people who are in the home buying market, it's not at all unusual for a decision to hinge on whether or not a particular....
  • Vermont Castings Wood Stoves
    Wood stoves can be a great way to add warmth to your home--both in the literal and the metaphorical sense. We had a wood stove when I was growing up, and some of my favorite memories are of winter af....
  • Cast Stone Mantels
    Genuine stone may might not be an option for your fireplace but don't give up--cast stone mantels will fool all but the experts. No matter your style preference, from the traditional to the eclectic t....
  • Stove Top Fans
    Wood or gas burning stoves can be a great way to heat a room or your entire home. Aside from being great to look at, they can be quite a bit cheaper than traditional gas or electric heat. The only p....
  • Victorian Mantels
    Victorian mantels, like all else in the Victorian style, were characteristically somewhat cramped. Interior design of the time featured heavy curtains, dark paneling, and thick carpets. Rooms were cro....
  • Freemont Fireplaces
    Freemont fireplaces are budget-priced corner fireplaces that fit right into those tricky corners. These fireplaces are ventless, meaning that they're freestanding units that require no special ventila....
  • Dimplex Electric Fireplaces
    Dimplex electric fireplaces have been around for half a century and Dimplex is the world leader in electric heating. While other companies have come and gone, Dimplex's innovation has kept them on the....
  • Ventless Fireplace Logs
    Ventless fireplace logs are made almost exclusively from ceramic because of the material's legendary hardness and durability. At times these logs can differ in type between solid ceramic and ceramic f....
  • Fireplace Installation
    Fireplace installation is a snap--if you have the right kind of fireplace, that is. If you are still using a gas- or wood-burning variety, get your phone book--and your checkbook--because it'll cost y....