Category Archives: Fireplace

Fireplace Safety Tips for Children and Elderly

On a chilly winter night, nothing comes close to family and friends huddled together near a fireplace, engaged in hearty conversations. The fireplace is a space that offers warmth and allows people to come together. However, this space can easily threaten you if you’re not careful. Children and elderly people are especially at risk as […]

Restoring or Rebuilding the Fireplace: Know the Difference

Chimneys, on average, last 60-70 years. If your chimney is old, it must’ve experienced wear and tear due to the harsh weather conditions it’s constantly exposed to; for example, the freezing and thawing in the winter damages the chimney’s mortar. The amount of damage to your chimney will determine whether it needs restoration or will […]

All You Need To Know About Fireplace Upkeep

Relaxing in front of your fireplace on a cold winter day is a great feeling. Fireplaces are also an aesthetic addition to homes and boost the curb appeal and property value. However, you’re wrong if you think getting a fireplace is enough. Regular maintenance of your fireplace is strictly necessary to maintain its look and functionality […]

Energy Audits and Fireplaces: What You Should Know

The structure of your home accounts for 20% of your household’s carbon emissions, and with energy costs rising, this number can only go up unless you take action to cut down on your power usage. The good news is that an energy audit can help you lower your energy bills. This simple process provides valuable feedback […]

Pros And Cons of Having a Basement Fireplace

Are you planning to build a cozy basement to chill with your friends? Adding a fireplace in the basement is one way to go about it. However, with so many options in the market, it could be challenging to choose the right fit that reaps the most benefits from your heating appliance. Let’s look at […]

Pro Tips for Maintaining A Stunning Fireplace

There’s nothing like spending a cozy winter evening by your fireplace, sipping hot chocolate, and reading your favorite author. However, enjoying a fireplace fully requires regular maintenance and cleaning. A badly maintained fireplace won’t only ruin your experience, but it may also pose safety threats. Here are some effective tips for maintaining a stunning fireplace. […]

Getting a New Fireplace? Here’s What You Need To Know

In the United States, fireplaces are rapidly becoming one of the most sought-after features for residential properties. It is estimated that in 2017, 320,000 residential properties had newly constructed fireplaces installed. Winters in Connecticut are very cold from December to February. So a fireplace installation in the living room is a terrific way to make the space […]

Choosing the Best Firewood: A Guide

If you find yourself in a position where you must routinely have your chimney inspected, repaired, and maintained, you should contact a professional service. The materials you use in your chimney directly impact its health. The wood you burn should keep you warm without leaving behind a smear of creosote, tar, ash, or soot that […]

4 Fireplace Remodeling Ideas

The US remodeling industry has seen a 4.4% growth between 2017 to 2022. Fireplaces are becoming an increasingly attractive feature for most homeowners. Estimates tell us that in 2017, 320,000 houses had newly built fireplaces installed. Now’s the perfect time to invest in a fireplace remodeling project since the winter season is over, and you have plenty […]

Things to Consider for Fireplace Remodeling

Chilling beside a fireplace with your dog or kids on a cold winter night is nothing short of a blessing. It offers comfort, warmth and cozy vibes to the space, and everyone is naturally drawn to it. However,  your fireplace is bound to deteriorate with time, increasing the risks of chimney fires. A well-maintained fireplace […]