Save Money with a Fireplace Insert

You may love the sensory experiences that your older masonry fireplace gives you with its crackling fires, but you probably do not love the cold drafts and higher heating bills you have every winter. Unfortunately, most of the heat produced by the fire exits out of...

Uses for Fireplace or Stove Ashes

Removing ashes from your stove or fireplace is an important routine maintenance task that is necessary to keep your heating appliance working properly. If you use your fireplace or stove on a daily basis during the winter, you should dispose of ashes once a week. You...

Tips For the Best Fire

Outdoorsmen, Boy Scouts, and Native Americans have been building these fires all along; they are called top down fires. The way you may have been taught is the log cabin method with the kindling under the grate with some newspaper and the bigger logs on the grate. You...