Fireplaces & Wood Stoves

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4 Barbeque Grill Problems to Avoid

Avoid rust, food buildup, oil splashes and corrosion.

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How to Build a Barbecue Grill Island

A typical barbecue grill does not normally offer sufficient space for working and cooking.

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3 Different Types of Fireplace Enclosures Explained

Select a fireplace enclosure to fit your decorating style.

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How to Install a Stone Hearth and Fireplace Surround Part 1

When installing a new fireplace or renovating your existing one, a stone hearth will look great.

A pellet stove.
Pellet Stove Hearth Construction Tips

A pellet stove adds value to your living area.

fireplace with gel logs
The Pros and Cons to Gel Fireplace Logs

To gel or not to gel is a question for more than your hair.

A fireplace.
8 Tips for Installing a Fireplace Radiator

It is incredibly cost-effective.

A BBQ.
Repairing Barbecue Grill Burners

The burner can suffer from corrosive food acids.

A pot belly stove in the corner of a cabin
Installing a Pot Belly Stove in Five Steps

Heat your space with a good old-fashioned pot belly stove.

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How to Install a Fireplace Hood

Contain back drafts and control the flow of heat.

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Vent-Free vs Direct Vent Fireplaces

When choosing a new fireplace, you may have the choice between direct vent fireplaces and vent-free.

A fireplace.
Convert a Direct Vent Fireplace to Wood Burning

A direct vent fireplace is normally gas burning.

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Pellet Stove Chimney Installation

Safety is the primary concern for proper installation.

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Build a Fireplace Grate

Fireplace grates are an essential part of the real fireplace feel.

A brick fireplace.
How to Dismantle a Brick Fireplace

A good brick fireplace will be well constructed.

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3 Techniques to Build a Fire in Your Wood Stove

There are at least three effective fire building techniques.

A fireplace mantel.
How to Build Fireplace Mantels

A fireplace mantel adds warmth and character.

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Zero Clearance Fireplace: What You Should Know

A zero clearance fireplace is a free-standing system.

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How to Put in Chimney Fans

Chimney fans suck up smoke and fumes from the fireplace and vent them to the air.

A grill.
Build Your Own Chimney Starter

A charcoal chimney is a great tool for starting up a grill.

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Building a Wood Burning Stove Enclosure

Building a wood burning stove enclosure isn't difficult but requires thought and planning.

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Install a Fireback in a Gas Fireplace

A fireback can help maintain the structure of the fireplace and increase heat output.

A stone fireplace.
Stone Fireplace Cleaning Tips

Keep your stone fireplace in top shape!

A wood stove.
Cook With a Wood Stove Fireplace Insert

Wood stoves and fireplace inserts can be used to cook food.

Brick fireplace with metal screen
Removing Rust from a Metal Fireplace Screen

Our tips to keep your fireplace screen rust free.

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5 Essential Tips for Maintaining Your Wood-Burning Fireplace

Treat your fireplace well to get through the winter.

A fire roaring in a wood burning stove with firewood underneath it.
Wood Burning Stoves: An Economical Alternative

The cost of heating your home these days can be quite astronomical.

A close-up of a stack of firewood.
Some Facts About Firewood

Everything you could possibly want to know about firewood.

A sooty fireplace hearth.
Cleaning Stone Fireplace Fronts

5 easy steps to get your stone fireplace sparkling.

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3 Brick Fireplace Removal Mistakes

Brick fireplace removal can mean you remove the brick surround, or the fireplace.

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How to Seal the Fireproof Seams of a Wood Stove with High Temp Silicone

Using a high temp silicone to seal seams on a wood stove is smart.

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How to Repair Slate Fireplace Surrounds

Replacing an entire slate fireplace surround can be quite an expensive investment.

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6 Limestone Fireplace Maintenance Tips

In terms of maintenance, a limestone fireplace can require more than other natural stone fireplaces.

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Troubleshooting a Ventless Fireplace

Perhaps you're one of the many homeowners who enjoy the benefits of a ventless fireplace.

Fireplace with surrounding mantle
How to Build Wooden Fireplace Surrounds

Create a completed look with a DIY fireplace surround.

An electric fireplace.
How to Install an Electric Wall Mount Fireplace

This is an effective and easy solution to bring heat to your home.

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Troubleshooting a Direct Vent Fireplace

Many homeowners make use of a direct vent fireplace for home heating.

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2 Best Woods for Fireplace Mantel Shelves

Breathe some new life into your home's fireplace with an upgrade to the mantel.

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How to Clean and Maintain Soapstone Fireplaces

Among household fireplaces, soapstone fireplaces are regarded as a dependable, aesthetic option.

Install a Marble Hearth and Wood Fireplace Surround Part 1

A luxury marble hearth you can make yourself. Your wood burning fireplace can be elegant and affordable.