Fireplaces

  • Mesquite Mantels
    If you'd like a flavor of the American southwest in your home design, you want to look at mesquite mantels. Mesquite is perhaps the most common small tree/shrub of the desert southwest. A deciduous me....
  • Wood Stove Polish
    Stoves and fireplaces are a great thing to have in the home, but they do require some maintenance to keep them running smoothly and looking nice. One of the biggest problems with hot appliances like ....
  • Unique Fireplace Mantels
    Unique fireplace mantels are largely a product of individual creativity. The fireplace has been a focal point of the home since well before London made it illegal to build chimneys of clay and wattle ....
  • Mexican Chiminea
    Mexican chimineas are beautiful, clay burning pots that sit on a three- or four-legged stand a few inches above the ground. Chimineas consist of an open-mouthed bowl to hold the fire and a long, slen....
  • Electric Fireplace Logs
    Electric fireplace logs aren't logs at all--they just look, act, and feel like logs, but without all the chopping. Just like the faux flame--created by random refracted light--electric fireplace logs ....
  • 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 Steamers
    It's an odd thing when you live in a dry house--you never quite understand why the air is always so dry, but it's always noticeable. This is often an issue in winter time, when your home's heating sy....
  • Furnace Cement
    Having a stove in your home has a lot of benefits: a great look, wonderfully inexpensive heat, and the pride that comes with owning (and using) this kind of old fashioned device. The downside of a st....
  • Cast Stone Fireplace Mantels
    Cast stone fireplace mantels open a door to all sorts of exciting design options. Whether you're moving into a new house or condominium or renovating the one you've already enjoyed for years, a firepl....
  • Wrought Iron Andirons
    Anyone who has experience with fireplaces knows that burning wood directly on the floor of the fireplace doesn't really work. A good fire needs good air circulation, so it's almost imperative that th....