We recently took out a woodburning stove and are replacing it with a propane insert. The insert is set for a 2-pipe direct vent configuration (one for combustion air, one for exhaust). Our contractor ...
My new gas fireplace looks remarkably realistic! I'm curious what the "glowing embers" are made of. I have found replacement sets, but I've been having a hard time figuring out what materials ...
I want to install my iron garden chiminea into my wooden shed. Is this a really bad idea? If it's not, how should I go about installing a chimney flue?
I have a single-story 1400 sq/ft house (4 bedroom). Here's a VERY rough sketch of the layout: The house has blown-in insulation on the exterior walls but no insulation on the interior walls. ...
We have a large fireplace and plenty of free or cheap wood and love having fires for warmth and entertainment. An open fireplace is not an ideal source of heat, but I wanted to know if there's a ...
I've heard that burning pine in your fireplace can cause creosote to build up in the chimney. If I get my chimney swept at the beginning of the season should i be safe to burn pine for the rest of ...