What to Know About Gas Fireplace Servicing and Maintenance
Even clean-burning gas fireplaces need regular cleaning and inspection. Learn what's involved in a gas fireplace service and when it should be done.
The Best Gas Fireplaces Inserts of 2021
Gas fireplace inserts deliver warmth with ease of operation. Read on to learn which of these standouts may be the...
Smokeless Fire Pit Maintenance Tips
Learn how you can keep your smokeless fire pit in top shape for years of enjoyable, smoke-free gatherings.
How To Babyproof a Fireplace
Protect young children from fireplaces and flames with these smart and easy tips, straight from a professional babyproofer.
How to Decorate a Fireplace Mantel for Thanksgiving
Make your home extra cozy this Thanksgiving. Here are our top tips for beautiful mantel decor.
Everything To Know About Chimney Caps
A chimney cap is an essential part of a properly functioning fireplace. Here's what you need to know about maintaining...
Bathroom Fireplaces: What You Need To Know
A bathroom fireplace may be just what you need at the end of a long day. Installing one is less...
Firewood Measurements: What Do They Mean?
Do you need a full cord or just a half-pallet this winter? Understanding what firewood measurements mean will help you...
How Much Firewood Will I Need This Winter?
Whether heating your home or enjoying cozy fires in your indoor or outdoor fireplace, figure out how much firewood you'll...
Hardwood vs. Softwood: Which Is Best for Firewood?
Unsure if hardwood or softwood is better for your fire-building needs? The answer depends on the fire's location and purpose.
6 Best Ways to Close Off a Fireplace
How often do you use your fireplace? If the answer is never, you may want to seal it off. Here...
11 Ways to Start a Fire
Impress your friends and family by effortlessly building a roaring campfire. Your secret way to start a fire? It could...
Can I Have Firewood Delivered?
Firewood delivery is a convenient service for homeowners looking for firewood. Here's what you need to know before you order.
Best Firewood for Heating
If you heat your home or vacation cabin with wood or you're thinking of converting to wood heat, here are...
9 Kinds of Firewood Not To Burn
Be the fire pit champion instead of that host who smokes everyone out and makes them sick. It's easy —...
Seasoned vs. Kiln Dried Firewood: Does It Burn the Same?
When the leaves and the mercury start to fall, it's time to stock up on firewood. Which should you choose:...
How To Install an Electric Fireplace
With a heater and color changing flames, enhance any chilly space with an electric fireplace insert.
What To Know About Kiln-Dried Firewood
It lights easier, burns hotter and lasts longer. Here's why you should be using kiln-dried firewood.
Start a Campfire with These DIY Fire Starters
Getting a fire started can be a tough task. Make it a little easier on yourself with these DIY fire...
10 Best Firewood Racks of 2022
An outdoor firewood rack keeps wood off the ground, neatly stacked and ready for the next firepit or fireplace gathering.
How To Fix Summer Chimney Smells
After using your fireplace all winter, the hot, steamy days of summer can cause your chimney to really stink. Here's...
Outdoor Fireplaces: Which Type Is Right for You?
Fire it up and gather around. An outdoor fireplace creates a warm and inviting hub for relaxing and entertaining in...