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 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....
  • 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....