With one day, a little elbow grease, primer, and black paint, I was able to update our 1980s red brick fireplace. In only three easy steps, the centerpiece of our living room was completely transformed into a fresh, up to date, yet classic look.
I will share my personal review of the Dimplex DLGM29 Opti-Myst electric fireplace insert, as well as simple assembly instructions.
How to make an emergency heat source and decorative fireplace for cheap without a chimney.
How to paint faux bricks to create a fireplace. This DIY tutorial contains lots of photos!
This article discusses the eco-friendly and financial advantages of wood stoves, pellet stoves and fireplace inserts.
Easy instructions with photos show how I make paper bricks. Don't shred and soak newspaper when making paper logs for burning in your fire. My paper logs dry so quickly I can even burn them next day!
Pros and cons of vent-free gas log fireplaces. How safe are vent-free units? Cautions before you buy and install a vent-free unit.
Need to add heat to a room? While a traditional fireplace might be too much bother, an electric one may not. Find out about them here.
After knowing why we need to have fireplace grates, the next big question that assails us is which one we should buy. There are hundreds of different types, made of different materials, and in many different models.
Electric inserts are not the same thing as vent-free gas fireplaces. Read on to discover what differentiates one from the other.
In this article, I will discuss how we built a simple corner fireplace. This can be a fun DIY project for you to tackle at home.