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Using Your Fireplace for the Last Time Until Winter

If you're like most of us, chances are you won't be using your fireplace very much, if any, from now until winter rolls around again. However, you shouldn't simply let the last fire of the season die and call it good. There's a little bit of cleaning you should do in order to keep your home safe from chimney fires, going beyond simply scheduling an annual chimney cleaning. One of the best things you can…
April 25, 2019
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Adding Some Spark To Your Fireplace

A good fireplace doesn't just help keep you and your family warm through the long winter months, it will also serve as a kind of centerpiece for the entire room. Bland fireplaces that appear unused and/or neglected are drab, and take away from the overall feel of the room. In order to add some spark, we need to add some tasteful decor and accessories to spice it up.  Setting up the furniture in the room…
March 13, 2019
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Best Choices To Replace A Wood-Burning Fireplace

Everyone loves a good old-fashioned fireplace. The crackling of the logs, the glow of the embers, and the warmth of the flames all combine to make them fantastic additions to your home. However, between either buying firewood or chopping it yourself, as well as the increased safety hazards, they can also be a lot more work. It's this reason that many folks are looking to replace their wood-burning fireplace with something a little easier to…
February 22, 2019
Woodburning Fireplaces

Burn Your Firewood More Efficiently

During these long winter months, we tend to use our fireplaces much more often, and, if you have a wood-burning fireplace, the cost of firewood can begin to add up pretty quickly. That's why it's important to use wood-burning methods that will conserve as much of it as possible, allowing it to last for a much longer time, and in turn, lead to you spending less money on more and more firewood. Below is a…
February 8, 2019
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The Best Wood for the Fireplace

For the most part, newer homes that are built with a fireplace in them are built with either gas or electric fireplaces. Gas or electric fireplaces are certainly easier to use and generally require less maintenance and upkeep. However, there's still a significant number, old and new, of wood-burning fireplaces out there. As convenient and easy as gas or electric may be, there's just something special about having a classic wood-burning fireplace in the home.…
November 6, 2018