What Is A Fireplace Hearth?

If you recall, last week I found out that my family doesn’t know what a mantle is. I was a little nervous today when I started writing this article for fear that they don’t know what a hearth is either and that my entire childhood was a lie. (Seriously – if you’re not hanging your stockings on a mantle for Santa & sitting by the hearth to wait for him …) Good news: a hearth is exactly what I grew up thinking it was!

A fireplace hearth is what extends out in front of your fireplace. It is made of a non-combustible
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Guest Post: What Type Of Fireplace Best Suits You and Your Home?

Fireplaces can be a great accessory for many homes and commercial buildings. While a fireplace can be a fantastic way to improve the appearance of a room, it can be difficult to decide on a certain type of fireplace. The following guide provides simple answers for determining what type of fireplace works best for a home.

When choosing a fireplace, it’s a good idea to evaluate one’s heating needs. In most cases, people use a fireplace as a secondary heat source. While many people have used a fireplace
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What Is A Fireplace Mantel?

There is a lot of confusion when it comes to what exactly a fireplace mantel is. I grew up in a household where we often referenced our “mantel” when we were decorating for the holidays. It wasn’t until I started working for a fireplace retailer that I found out … it wasn’t a mantel at all. It was just a mantel shelf. It turns out “What is a fireplace mantel?” is actually a pretty common question on Google, so I thought I would set out to answer it. It wasn’t as easy as I thought it would
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