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Brick Paint: What You Should Know About Brick Painting - What if you want to dramatically alter the appearance of the fireplace? What if you do want to overhaul the appearance of your entire home? And what if you could accomplish all of the above at relatively little expense and fantastic results, all using a process that's not only easy but fun?

Fireplace Glass Doors - Fireplace glass doors offer a safe window into our fire, keeping ash, smoke and excessive heat inside the fireplace, where they should stay. They are made to tolerate the high heat of the fire, to which they are in close proximity. The glass doors improve general fireplace safety, protecting the immediate area around it, facilitate ease in caring for the hearth, and add...

 Cleaning a Brick Fireplace- Where there's fire there's smoke, so a working fireplace naturally accumulates smoke and soot. The stains and residue from smoke and soot can be especially hard to clean. If you are not careful, you might damage or discolour fireplace bricks. The following guidelines can help you clean brick fireplaces safely and effectively.

Fireplace Holiday Decorations - If you're like most people, you don't think about getting your house ready for the holidays until November at the earliest. But if you want to remodel a living room or den before family and friends come to visit, you might want to get a jump on any big projects before the end-of-year rush.I

Fake Fireplaces - If your home doesn't have a fireplace, you can still experience warmth and ambiance with a "fake fireplace." These alternatives to wood-burning fireplaces are less expensive and much easier to install without any invasive and costly construction. Gas fireplaces, electric fireplaces, and gel-fueled fireplaces are preferred by many home-owners for their convenience and style.

Fireplace Decorating - Ideas for decorating the fireplace include what to place around the hearth and where. The mantel is central to the decoration of the whole fireplace, and its eye-level décor is the first part of the fireplace that will be noticed. If you don't light your fireplace, decorate the inside of it. With all of this said, now we will approach the details of how you can decorate your fireplace?

Fireplace Resurfacing - Fireplace resurfacing, fireplace refacing or whatever you call the process, the process is calling you! The ancient brick surface of your hearth has seen better days, a lot of them, and you're now in the market for a quick fix that won't look like a rush job. Obviously, you could hire a contractor, throw several thousand dollars onto the fire and have brand new brick installed, but why?

Forged Iron Fireplace Doors - Forged iron doors for masonry fireplaces can provide a refined look for an entire room. This classic piece can be both decorative and functional. Have you thought about this as an option for new doors?