Can You Vent a Wood Fireplace Horizontally?

Are you remodeling your home or fireplace and want to run a horizontal vent, but aren't sure if you can? Read more

Gas Fireplace Safety: Gas Leak Detection and Prevention

A gas fireplace is an excellent heat source and burns clean, but it must be respected like any other heating Read more

Unlocking the Power of Wood Stove Ashes

Those ashes in your wood-burning stove after a fire may seem like nothing but an inconvenience, but they hold hidden Read more

The Benefits of Using a Fireplace Insert in Winter 

That old fireplace of yours sits unused; even in the middle of winter, you can't bring yourself to use it. Read more

The Role of Chimney Caps in Winter Weather

With winter's chilly temperatures, you may wear a knit cap on your head to keep warm and protect it from Read more

Exploring the Literary Legacy of Flames and Hearth

In the winter, curled up in front of a fireplace, many of us read our favorite books to pass the Read more

Sustaining a Cozy Hearth Throughout the Night

It's the time of year when being comfortable in front of a fire is more important. Family gatherings or just Read more

Wood Versus Gas Fireplaces: Pros and Cons

With winter bringing cooler nights, you may decide a fireplace is right for you. But what kind of fireplace? A Read more

What Is Chimney Waterproofing?

When you purchased your home chances were that having a fireplace was at the top of the list. Did you Read more

What Type Of Wood Are You Burning?

Did you know that not all wood is made the same? Most people know that there are many different types Read more