Fireplaces

  • Fake Fireplaces
    Fake fireplaces are fundamentally different from traditional fireplaces. For one, though they contain fire or heat, they don't use chimneys. Another difference lies in the fire itself. The fire genera....
  • Apartment Fireplaces
    Apartment fireplaces are a rarity these days. What with building codes, insurance costs, and the multi-story nature of apartment buildings, wood-burning apartment fireplaces are too much headache (and....
  • Vent Free Fireplaces
    Vent-free fireplaces add more to the room than just an attractive new piece of furniture. They also bring more subtle things to the environment, such as personality, a visual and social focal point, a....
  • Fireplace Fireboxes
    Fireplace fireboxes don't include the mantel or any of the accoutrements of a complete fireplace; they are just the box itself. For example, if you have an existing wood-burning fireplace and want to ....
  • Remodel Fireplaces
    If you remodel fireplaces for a living--or just want to do your own--the first big question to ask is "What is the condition of this chimney?" A chimney or flue system that is not up to code is a pote....
  • Draft Inducers
    Everyone knows how great it is to have a fireplace or wood burning stove in the home, but those who have one also know that they require some maintenance. No matter how clean you keep your chimney, f....
  • Marble Fireplace Mantels
    The cool elegance of marble fireplace mantels bestows character you simply can't get from anything else. Restrained and distinctive, marble usually makes us think of classical architectural and design....
  • Refractory Mortar
    Fireplaces are a great thing to have, but they can be quite difficult to maintain and repair--especially if yours is more than a few decades old. Luckily, there are plenty of products out there that ....
  • Classic Door Mantels
    Most often nowadays, classic door mantels are exterior architectural features only. In earlier centuries, however, door mantels were quite common inside. In the houses of the wealthy--Georgian townhou....
  • Fireplace Conversions
    Fireplace conversions are special burning units that you can place directly inside existing fireplaces. They are made to replace the fire-burning techniques of the traditional fireplace with a safe, c....