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I've found some great old antique fireplace accessories, now how do I clean and restore them?
Posted by on 8/24/2017
Before central heating, all rooms were warmed with a fireplace or, in the latter part of the Victorian era, with wood or coal stoves. So who kept all those fires going?
Posted by on 3/22/2017
How do you fit a fireplace into a room that's just 12' x 12'?
Posted by Karen Duke on 1/28/2017
Choose a small model and mount it farther up the wall! Here's how we did it.
Laying tile on a
fireplace wall - especially an old fireplace that isn't flat and level -
can be a challenge. Let us share our secret method with you.Save
Posted by Karen Duke on 12/31/2016
Posted by on 10/24/2016
Direct vent stoves and fireplaces offer versatile venting options for a fire in nearly any room
How to clean soot stains from brick (and how to prevent that soot from happening again!)
Posted by on 10/17/2016