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What Is Trending In Fireplaces Now?

Traditional fireplace with ornate mantel and decorative details in a cozy room setting.

Fireplaces have long been a timeless addition to any home, offering warmth, ambiance, and even cost-saving benefits. But in today’s modern age, fireplaces have evolved beyond traditional wood-burning options. From minimalist designs to smart fireplaces, there are now a variety of trends shaping the fireplace industry. We will explore the different types of fireplaces, the […]

How Much Should I Spend On My New Fireplace?

Modern fireplace adding elegance and warmth to a contemporary home interior.

Considering adding a fireplace to your home but unsure about how much you should spend on it? Explore the different types of fireplaces available, factors to consider when choosing one, and the costs associated with each type in this comprehensive guide. We break down the installation, maintenance, and fuel costs of wood-burning, gas, and electric […]

Why Does My Fireplace Have So Much Cold Air Infiltration?

Fireplace in a cozy living room showing effective sealing and insulation to keep warmth in.

Are you struggling with cold air infiltration in your fireplace and wondering why it’s happening? This article will explore the common causes of cold air infiltration, including poorly sealed chimneys, damaged flues or dampers, inadequate insulation, and structural issues. We will also discuss how to detect cold air infiltration, the risks associated with it (such […]

Can I Have A Fireplace In My Sunroom?

Sunlit sunroom featuring a sleek modern fireplace with glass walls providing an outdoor view.

Are you considering adding a fireplace to your sunroom but not sure if it’s the right choice for you? We will explore the different types of sunrooms, the pros and cons of having a fireplace in a sunroom, the types of fireplaces available, factors to consider before installation, how to install a fireplace in a […]

Is It Normal For Sparks To Come Out Of Chimney?

Firewood in a fireplace, allowing sparks to come from the chimney.

Have you ever wondered why sparks sometimes come out of your chimney? We explore the purpose of a chimney and why sparks can be a common occurrence. We also discuss the potential dangers, including the risk of fire and damage to your chimney or roof. Get tips on preventing this, and what to do if […]

Why Has The Mist On My Fireplace Stopped Working?

Picture of a fireplace with a mist effect, beautifully enhancing the ambiance of a living room.

Have you ever wondered why the mist on your fireplace has suddenly stopped working? We will explore the world of fireplace mist systems – what they are, how they work, and the benefits they offer. We will also discuss the possible causes of a fireplace mist system stopping and how to troubleshoot common issues. In […]

How Can I Get Rid Of Fireplace Odors?

Photo of a modern electric fireplace in a cozy living room setting, showing an odor-free alternative to traditional wood-burning fireplaces.

Are you tired of dealing with unpleasant fireplace odors in your home? We will explore the causes of fireplace odors and provide you with effective ways to prevent and eliminate them. From cleaning the chimney and using natural deodorizers to considering a switch to a gas or electric fireplace, we’ve got you covered. Learn how […]

Do I Need An Existing Gas Connection To Install A Gas Fireplace?

Gas fireplace in a modern room, installed with an existing gas line.

Gas fireplaces have become a popular choice for many homeowners looking to add warmth and ambiance to their living spaces. Many ask if they need an existing gas connection to install a gas fireplace. We will explore the different types of gas fireplaces available, how they work, and the benefits they offer. We will also […]

Can I Leave My House With A Fire In The Fireplace?

Photo of a fireplace with securely fitted safety glass to prevent sparks from escaping, keeping the home and family pet safe.

Leaving a fire in the fireplace unattended is a common dilemma for many property owners. While it may seem convenient to keep the fire burning while you step out for a short time, it can come with significant risks. There are several dangers associated with leaving a fire unattended, from fire hazards to carbon monoxide […]

What Is Self-Cleaning Glass On A Fireplace?

Image of a modern living room with a fireplace featuring self-cleaning glass.

Have you ever heard of self-cleaning glass on a fireplace? It may sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but this innovative technology is real and changing the way we maintain our fireplaces. We will explore what self-cleaning glass is, how it works, and the many benefits it offers. From saving time and effort […]

Where Is The Best Fireplace Located In A House?

Cozy living room with a fireplace as the focal point for family gatherings.

Fireplaces have long been a cherished feature in homes, providing warmth, ambiance, and a focal point for gatherings. When it comes to choosing where is the best fireplace located in your house, there are several important factors to consider. From the purpose of the fireplace to the layout of your home, and even the climate […]

Can I Have Carpet In Front Of My Fireplace?

Elegant wood flooring surrounding a fireplace, with a decorative rug adding warmth.

Having a cozy carpet in front of your fireplace can add a touch of warmth and comfort to your living space. However, there are important safety concerns to consider. This article explores the risks of having carpet in front of a fireplace and offers alternative options such as hearth rugs and fireproof mats. Discover how […]