Fireplaces & Wood Stoves

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How to Install a Chimney Thimble

An important part of chimney installation is the chimney thimble.

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Replacing a Refractory Panel in a Fireplace

Replacing refractory panels in a fireplace can become necessary as the fireplace ages.

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How To Paint A Fireplace Grate

It's what you see when there's no fire. Why not clean it up?

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6 Sandstone Fireplace Maintenance Tips

A sandstone fireplace adds beauty and style to any home. Sandstone is one of the most popular choices

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How to Install a Marble Fireplace Surround

A marble surround can make a handsome, stylish fireplace.

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Build a Ventless Fireplace for Additional Heat

A ventless fireplace can be an effective way to add extra heat to your home.

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Repairing a Fireplace Hearth

Repairing a fireplace hearth may become a necessity for several reasons.

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How To Seal Off An Unused Fireplace

When rain beats down the chimney of a fireplace, or wind howls through it you may want to cover it.

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Rekindle Your Fireplace Investment

Protect and improve the investment that is your home's gas fireplace with the proper accessories.

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Replace a Fireplace Screen Curtain Step by Step

The fireplace screen curtain that covers your fireplace opening is an important fixture.

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How to Paint a Cast Stone Fireplace

A cast stone fireplace may be the centerpiece of a living room.

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Knowing Proper Building Codes when Installing a Wood Stove

Installing a wood stove in your home will make your heating much more environmentally friendly.

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How To Repair Fireplace Mortar

Damaged or cracked fireplace mortar can be extremely dangerous and should be repaired immediately.

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How To Remove A Marble Fireplace

Removing a marble fireplace is a job that can be a bit overwhelming.

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5 Tips for Installing a Slate Hearth

A slate hearth is an attractive feature that suits both traditional and modern architectural styles.

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How to Seal a Fireplace Surround

Stop heat and soot from slipping through the cracks.

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Troubleshooting Fireplace Damper Problems

Some fireplace issues can be solved by troubleshooting fireplace damper problems.

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How to Clean a Marble Fireplace Surround

The elegant and the dirty of a marble fireplace surround.

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How to Adjust a Barometric Damper on Your Furnace

A barometric damper is also known as draft regulator. Its function is to regulate draft on furnaces,

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2 Different Types of Prefab Fireplaces Explained

In the last 25 years, prefab fireplaces have gained popularity.

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How to Access a Wall Fireplace Valve

All gas fed wall fireplaces must have shut-off valves connected to them.

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How to Install a Ventless Fireplace

The glow of a fire is mesmerizing, and you can add this mystique to a home with a ventless fireplace.

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Pros and Cons of Using a Backdraft Damper

If you're seeking a way of enhancing the quality of your indoor air, why not try a backdraft damper?

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4 Tips for Insulating Fireplace Doors

Fireplace doors come insulated.

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6 Essential Tools Needed in a Fireplace Tool Set

A fireplace tool set is designed so that you can effectively manage your fireplace.

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How to Repair a Broken Fireplace Damper

If your fire results in a smoky room, your damper may not be working properly.

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How to Build a Corner Hearth Pad for Wood Stoves

Hearth pads add safety and a decorative flair.

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How to Install a Pellet-Stove Insert

Pellet-stove inserts are easy-to-use, affordable, and come in a variety of designs.

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Installing Wood Burning Fireplace Inserts

Wood burning fireplace inserts can be a great way to increase the efficiency of your fireplace.

A brick fireplace.
How to Mix Fireplace Mortar

Fireplace mortar is mixed a bit differently than regular mortar.

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4 Safety Tips to Remember when Using a Pellet Stove

Installing a pellet stove in your home has become a very popular way to heat.

Pellets alight inside of a pellet stove.
How to Build Your Own Pellet Stove

Try making your own pellet stove for a garage or workshop instead of spending hundreds.

A white fireplace.
3 Tips for Painting Your Fireplace Hearth

Make sure to prime the hearth.

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Using a Coal Fireplace Properly

A coal fireplace is making a comeback into the lives of many people who are trying to economize.

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Is Your Fireplace Too Hot?

Warm is good, but check up on the nearby surfaces.

A limestone fireplace with an iron hearth.
Tips on Keeping a Limestone Fireplace Clean

Since limestone is porous using commercial cleaners will cause damage.

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The Pros and Cons of a Chimney Sweeping Log

Keeping the chimney clean is one of the most common fireplace maintenance issues.

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Install a Fireplace Blower in 7 Steps

A fireplace blower is an efficient way to take advantage to heating from a fireplace.

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Building an Indoor Masonry Fireplace with a Kit

Use the pieces and parts to create a cozy and safe spot.

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Installing Airtight Fireplace Doors

Keep the people and property around the flame safe.