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19 Types of Fireplaces for Your Home (Buying Guide)

Here is our ultimate guide to buying a fireplace for your home. While on the face of it a fireplace may seem run-of-the-mill, the fact of the matter there are a ton of options. We set them out below. Having a fireplace in your home is fantastic. In fact, you can have fireplaces in multiple …

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Does a Floating Shelf Above a Fireplace Look Good?

Fireplaces are awesome. They create a great mood in the home, the way they sound gives me this nice feeling in my stomach, and they keep the place nice and warm on cold and dreary nights.  It’s like popular author Gladys Taber once said: “A house with no fireplace is a house without a heart.” …

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How to Clean Fireplace Glass Properly (Get Rid of this Filfth)

Have you been here? You’re enjoying a cup of cocoa in front of your wood fire. You normally enjoy watching the flickering dance of the flames. But tonight you’re having a hard time following them. They seem to disappear and reappear, and you realize why. They’re disappearing behind the dark smudges of your fireplace’s glass window. …

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11 Top Glass Fireplace Cleaners that Wipe Away Soot and Ash (Streak-Free)

There are few things more pleasant than relaxing with your favorite beverage and gazing into the flames flickering in your fireplace. Provided, of course, that you can see those flames. When the fireplace glass has become so soot-stained that you can’t even tell whether the embers are still going, it’s time to do something about …

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101 Beautiful Living Rooms with Fireplaces of All Types (Photos)

Welcome to our gallery featuring a series of comfortable, cozy and stylish living rooms with oh-so-cozy fireplaces and a guide to how much they cost. Historically, fireplaces were used to heat the home. These days, however, the fireplace is all about ambiance. Fireplaces can be made to match any style of home, from traditional to …

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55 Dining Room Designs with Fireplaces (Photos)

26.29% of dining rooms (recent designs and new homes) have a fireplace. That figure based on recent research we did of 13,173 dining rooms surprised me. It seems quite high; but then thinking about it, today’s popular open-concept living means there’s a fireplace viewable from the main living spaces including the dining room, kitchen and …

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50 Kitchens with Fireplaces (Photos)

100 years ago some form of fire, usually a large cooking fireplace with stove above was commonplace in the kitchen. These days, a fireplace in or near a kitchen, while not necessarily a luxury, is not terribly common… but is growing in popularity as open concept living is implemented in more and more homes. With …

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60 Primary Bathrooms with a Fireplace (Photos)

Thanks for visiting our primary bathrooms with fireplaces photo gallery where you can search a lot of primary bathrooms with fireplaces. Related: Types of Fireplaces for Your Home | Primary Bathrooms | Powder Rooms | Infrared Fireplace | Average Size Bathrooms Photos Contemporary gray and white primary bathroom with floating gas fireplace next to the …

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101 Primary Bedrooms with Fireplaces (Photos)

Thanks for visiting our primary bedrooms with fireplaces photo gallery where you can search a lot of primary bedrooms with fireplaces design ideas. Related: Types of Fireplaces for Your Home | Primary Bedrooms | Kids’ Bedrooms | Baby Nurseries | Guest Bedrooms | Living Rooms with Fireplace | Dining Rooms with Fireplace | Kitchens with …

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Hillside Sanctuary by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer

The owner of this property came to Hoedemaker Pfeiffer looking for a personal retreat inspired by a treasured stone and wood home lost to fire decades earlier in the hills of Appalachia. The design firm’s task was not to recreate it but rather to give its spirit new form in the Pacific Northwest. Taking inspiration …

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20 Different Types of Fireplace Mantels

The fireplace mantel is a decorative frame that surrounds the fireplace and its protective frame on both sides. They often serve as the room’s focal points and has become an integrated part of interior architecture and design. These decorative frames first appeared in the American homes in the Colonial periods. The first American fireplace mantel was …

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6 Decorative Alternatives to the Traditional Fireplace

Sitting by the fireplace sets a cozy and romantic setting. Picture yourself sitting in front of the open hearth with the one you love and listening to the crackling fire. It’s also one of the best ways to warm up the home during wintertime. In some cases, however, wood-burning fireplaces can be an energy drain …

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House in the Lanes by MB Architecture (Hamptons Home)

Project Description The ‘lanes’ in Amagansett, New York, are a set of walkable streets perpendicular to Main street, dotted with a diverse range of houses and styles, that are walking distance to the ocean. In a departure from recent additions to the area, where houses extend from side to side, on a given parcel, often …

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9 Top Infrared Fireplace Picks (Plus “What are infrared fireplaces?”)

As we like to say, ‘Home is where the hearth is.’ Still, what’s there to be done if your home can’t accommodate a traditional wood-burning fireplace? The fact is many jurisdictions have banned the installation of wood-burning fireplaces in new houses or as part of a renovation. This leaves you to choose no fireplace, gas …

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22 Different Types of Fireplace Tools

Fireplace tools are must-haves beside your fireplace hearth. They do not just add a homey atmosphere but are also vital for certain tasks such as building and maintaining fires and cleaning out the fireplace. Interestingly, archeologists discovered that one of these tools — the poker — has been used since the Paleolithic period. Andirons appeared during the 16th …

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Gas Fireplaces: Pros, Cons and Everything You Need To Know

The earliest gas fireplaces existed in the 19th century with the first commercial model marketed and sold in the mid-1850s. These early versions were simple, standalone, movable gas burners. At the turn of the 20th century, hundreds of companies were selling gas fires. By the 1920s, over a million gas fires were being sold each …

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How Common Are Fireplaces for Each Room? We Crunched the Data

The percentage of fireplaces in each room varies significantly by each room. Here are the percentages by room that HAVE a fireplace: Living Rooms: 75.72% Family Rooms: 73.94% Home Offices: 13.79% Bedrooms: 19.12% Dining Rooms: 26.44% Basements: 46.18% About the data Our data is based on analysis of 346,843 rooms that have or didn’t have …

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