Fireplaces

  • Fireplace Surrounds
    Fireplace surrounds are the stone, wooden, or tile architecture that surround the opening of the fireplace. They may or may not include a shelf on the top; if they do, they are called mantel surrounds....
  • Cast Iron Kettles
    It seems like in the old days, everything was made out of cast iron. I've toured historic colonial homes where all the pots, pans and kettles were made of that durable, classic material. Cast iron k....
  • Firewood Log Racks
    Anyone who has a fireplace in their home is probably all too familiar with the tough task of going outside in the cold to get more firewood. If you haven't planned ahead and brought enough wood in th....
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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 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....