Fireplace Guide

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Back Boilers – A Viable Purchase Once More

Back boilers are, technologically speaking, primitive beasts.  They are ancient when compared to the technology of the latest combi condensing boiler, but there is still a place for them in many homes.  If you live in a house which has one that could do with replacement, or you have a property which just isn’t suited [...]
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Create Perfect Ambience with a Beautiful Outdoor Fireplace

We all are familiar with indoor fireplaces as most of us have a fireplace in our living rooms and, in some cases, bedrooms as well. However, here are some ideas about how you can go about creating that outdoor fireplace in your back garden or yard. Consider Zoning The first thing you want to consider [...]
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Firebowls for Smaller Gardens

As the weather improves, it’s more tempting to spend time in your garden, particularly in the evenings. There’s nothing better than taking the time to relax outside, and adding a heater to your garden or patio will make your garden even more welcoming, even in cooler weather. Chimineas and firebowls are becoming very popular, due [...]
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Fireplace Design Photo Gallery

If you are designing a new fireplace or replacing a fireplace in your older home, you'll find hundreds of ideas, tips and images of fireplace designs, mantels, surrounds and more in our Fireplace Design Photo Gallery.
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Wood Burning Stoves

Save money on home heating costs with an efficient space heating wood stove. Our guide will show you how to select and install a wood or pellet stove.
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Fireplace Design Ideas

To pull off a fireplace design that is unique, energy efficient and complements your home decor, follow these tips and ideas on fireplace design and decor!
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Wood Fireplace Inserts

You can increase the efficiency of your older home fireplace with a wood fireplace insert, but is an insert right for your fireplace? In this guide we'll give you tips and advice on fireplace inserts.
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Fireplace Venting Options

Venting your fireplace depends on the type of fireplace to be installed and your budget, fireplace fuel preference and overall fireplace design, as well as the climate in which you live.
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Chimneys & Chimney Cleaning Tips

A characteristic problem of chimneys is they develop deposits of creosote on the walls of the structure when used with wood as a fuel.