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Bathroom Fireplaces

If you're lucky enough to have an old house with a fireplace in the bathroom, here's how you can convert it to use a gas or electric fire.
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Another Fireplace Makeover

We transformed this unusable fireplace that was sucking heat from the house into a beautiful focal point in the room, all in one afternoon.
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Be Glad Your Fireplace Wasn't Flipped

Be Glad Your Fireplace Wasn't Flipped

Learn why it may be great that the renovation contractor didn't flip your fireplace
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Design a Custom Gas Fire Pit

Design a Custom Gas Fire Pit

While a gas fire bowl or gas fire urn may be perfect for your outdoor space, sometimes you want a custom design that fits your space. Here's how you plan and implement it
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Gas Coal Baskets for Larger Fireplaces

Here's a quick design idea for converting a wide yet shallow old fireplace to gas
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What is a Fireplace Summer Cover or Summer Door?

Before fireplaces had dampers they had summer covers to close off the opening to prevent heat loss in the winter when the fireplace wasn't in use, and to offer a decorative element in the summer when not in use
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Gas Coal Fireplace Update

Here's how we updated an old coal basket with a gas coal burner featuring a remote control
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Restoring a Bedroom Fireplace

Who wants to lug wood up the stairs or tote ashes down? We're often asked about installing or renovating fireplaces in bedrooms so they can burn gas. It is a controversial issue as building inspectors sometimes don't like the idea due to safety concerns.
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Vintage Decor: Define Your Style

Vintage Decor: Define Your Style

Luckily, there are many different directions you can take with home decor to personalize your own vintage style. 
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Cleaning & Restoring Antique Fireplace Accessories

I've found some great old antique fireplace accessories, now how do I clean and restore them?

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Victorian Housemaids and their Fireplace Duties

Before central heating, all rooms were warmed with a fireplace or, in the latter part of the Victorian era, with wood or coal stoves. So who kept all those fires going? 
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Install a fireplace any where!

How do you fit a fireplace into a room that's just 12' x 12'?

Choose a small model and mount it farther up the wall! Here's how we did it.

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Aldine Style Fireplaces

In many turn of the century homes it's common to see a coal fireplace with a door that's an open grate. Usually this was never a proper fireplace but was a passive heating system that made use of the hot vented air from a downstairs fireplace.
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