Fireplaces

  • Affordable Fireplace Mantels
    Surprisingly, perhaps, affordable fireplace mantels are the rule rather than the exception. It's true that if you have a budget you will probably be obliged to rule out genuine stone mantels. Marble, ....
  • Oakland Fireplaces
    Oakland fireplaces are a contemporary update on the traditional fireplace design with heavy wooden mantel. In contrast, the Oakland design features a flat black body with either brass or nickel trim, ....
  • Electric Fireplace Manufacturers
    Electric fireplace manufacturers have been producing realistic "fake fire" hearths for generations. While the styles and technologies behind these products differ, the ultimate goal is the same: to re....
  • Fireplace Trim
    Fireplace trims are the final piece in the fireplace puzzle. The surrounds are the structure around the cavity of the fireplace, and the mantel is the shelf on the top. In electric fireplaces, the hea....
  • Cast Iron Trivets
    Cast iron trivets are wonderful accessories for those who love old fashioned items in the home. Interestingly enough, the word trivet actually comes from the old English trifet, which literally means....
  • Fireplace Mantels - Stone or Wood
    Fireplaces and fireplace mantels are certainly a defining element in home decor. You would think--given that we've had fire for 500,000 years, and houses for about 4,000--that they have a long history....
  • Gas Fireplace Accessories
    Gas fireplaces are a great addition to any home. They provide cheap, efficient heat, they look great, and they are much easier to maintain than a traditional wood fireplace. If you're looking to buy....
  • Limestone Mantels
    The soft pale look of limestone mantels has always appealed to you. It is as elegant as marble (and as formal) but not so cold, not so formidable. The question you might be wondering about is the diff....
  • Wrought Iron Trivets
    Unless you're really into antiques, you might not have any idea what a trivet is. A quick poll of some of my friends drew nothing but blank stares when I asked them what they thought a trivet was. T....
  • Marbled Wood Fireplace Mantels
    You're reading about marbled wood fireplace mantels, probably, for one of two reasons. The first of these is that in the best of all possible worlds, you would have a genuine marble fireplace. The sec....