If you're thinking about using wood heat or need to brush up on your wood-chopping skills, you'll want to check out this article on chopping wood by hand.
This article covers all the basic steps from start to finish on how to build a fireplace surround. I cover instructions on how to build the frame, drywall, stonework, and of course, the mantel.
Get more than just warmth from your home fireplaces with these helpful tips for using wood ash around the home and garden.
If you live in a relatively modern home, you can save yourself a bundle by sweeping your own chimney. It is not for the faint of heart, but a very doable DYI home project.
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.
In this article, I will go over how to build a simple corner fireplace. This can be a fun DIY project for you to tackle at your home.
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.
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.
Building a gas fire pit seems like an onerous task for a do-it-yourself (DIY) full or partial project. That is, until you unlock your skepticism and ignite your curiosity to learn more about the topic.
Electric inserts are not the same thing as vent-free gas fireplaces. Read on to discover what differentiates one from the other.