Fireplaces

  • Apartment Fireplaces
    Fireplaces for apartments now exist, thanks to the new breed of clean-burning, portable "faux" fireplaces available to home dwellers of every type. Whether you live in a large home or a rented flat, y....
  • Hand-built Fireplace Mantels
    Hand-built fireplace mantels are a rewarding project, to say the very least. The fireplace, after all, is the focal point of the room. Cooking has fled to the kitchen and heating has moved (usually) t....
  • Smokeless Fireplaces
    Smokeless fireplaces eschew problematic wood fires for alcohol-and-salt-fueled fires that burn in a clean and controlled manner. Wood fires are the old-fashioned way of enjoying a fire, and though the....
  • Energy Saving Products
    Energy saving products like extra-thick windows and hybrid cars not only save energy now, but they save money in the long run. Plus, they establish a great example for conservation that the entire pla....
  • Kitchen Fireplaces
    Kitchen fireplaces are popular again, and it's been long time coming. The primary fire in a home--the hearth--was always the central meeting place: for meals, warmth, and socializing. In time, after w....
  • Circulating Fans
    Maintaining the right temperature in all of the rooms in your house can be a difficult task. This is especially true if you live in an old house with a single large fireplace or stove that does have ....
  • Fireplace Mantel Designs
    The many choices you have in fireplace mantel designs might at first seem overwhelming. We've come a long way, after all, from the rough cut into the stone wall of a medieval English castle. The quest....
  • Gas Fireplace Keys
    Gas fireplaces have a lot of benefits, but they can also be pretty dangerous. When you're installing a gas fireplace, it's extremely important to make sure that all the seals are as tight as possible....
  • Log Mantels
    For a rustic decor, log mantels are ideal. Maybe you have a house in the mountains that just doesn't lend itself to the formality of city or suburb houses. Then again, perhaps you're a traditionalist ....
  • Fireplace Mantel Kits
    Fireplace mantel kits are a good option for the handy person about the house who doesn't have either the workshop or the time to build a mantelpiece from scratch. Whether you're adding a fireplace or ....