Whether your house is new and contemporary, or old and traditional, there’s one feature every homeowner relies on to make their space feel warm and inviting: a fireplace. But if your fireplace is dated, dirty or dysfunctional, you subtract from the overall look of your home and miss out on the benefits.
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Coming in from the cold and curling up in front of a roaring fire is one of the most satisfying ways to wrap up a long day spent in the great outdoors. But you shouldn’t have to leave the charm of the outdoors when you come inside. Bring your favorite elements of nature into your home with a rustic mantel that compliments your fireplace and personal style.
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Building a new house? Remodeling? Just want to upgrade your outdated fireplace? Get exactly what you’re looking for with a customizable fireplace that feels like it was made for your home.
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With only a month and a half of summer left, families are soaking up every last minute outdoors. But before you blink, it will be fall and you’ll start to use your fireplace more often. If you have children, now’s the perfect time to talk with them about fireplace safety.
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In traditional homes, the fireplace is usually located in the main living area. But today’s modern family isn’t always suited to traditional layouts where the living room is a space reserved only for formal occasions. Although it may seem a bit unconventional to put a fireplace in a kitchen or bathroom, oftentimes those unconventional spots are exactly where you need one the most.
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A fireplace is a great way to supplement your primary heating source and provide extra comfort during the cold winter months. But a fireplace is more than just a heater – it’s the centerpiece of your living room and it can make a dramatic statement about your personal style. Whether you love a little rustic charm, follow contemporary trends, or you have an eye for sleek, modern design, the right fireplace surround will help you feel at home, no matter the weather.
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A builder grade fireplace refers to a baseline model that is often the default selection for builders looking to cut costs. By skimping on details and using lower quality materials, builder grade models sacrifice visual appeal and efficiency for the sake of a lower price point. But while a builder grade gas fireplace may save you money up front, in the long run, it may end up costing you more than you think.
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