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    Changing the “Grout” Color on the Fireplace

    Question We love our family room corner fireplace with rock but hate the color of the grout. The grout is dark to medium gray and we prefer light gray which we think would look better as our...

    • Posted March 6, 2014
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    Caring For Your Fireplace

    The preservation of our environment is a major concern of many Americans. For years, environmentalists have been fighting for cleaner air and water by limiting pollution produced by big business and the automobile. Ironically, one of our...

    • Posted February 12, 2014
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    All About Firewood

    Natural gas, electricity and oil are the most common fuel sources for modern home heating systems. However, before these resources were available, the fireplace or wood stove was the sole source of heat in a home. Although...

    • Posted February 12, 2014
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    A Fireplace Without a Vent?

    Have you ever dreamed of installing a fireplace in a certain space in your home only to find it impossible due to restricted access for the chimney? Installing a fireplace isn’t a particularly complex challenge if you...

    • Posted February 12, 2014
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    Chimney Fires

    Dick Van Dyke, who played a chimney sweep in “Mary Poppins,” and who made this profession a household word, was born on December 13th 1925. While he clowned around about being a “sweep,” in reality it’s serious...

    • Posted February 8, 2014
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    Chestnuts Roasting

    A cozy fire can make for a warm and romantic evening. However, without proper annual maintenance a fireplace or wood stove can be the source of disaster. Play it safe. Have your chimney checked every year to...

    • Posted February 8, 2014
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    Burn Your Fireplace/Woodstove Cleanly and Efficiently

    Air pollution doesn’t come from just heavy industries and automobiles. It’s also produced from woodsmoke during the winter months. And the amount of these pollutants emitted into the night air is even greater if your wood is...

    • Posted February 8, 2014
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