What to Know About Gas Fireplace Servicing and Maintenance
Even clean-burning gas fireplaces need regular cleaning and inspection. Learn what's involved in a gas fireplace service and when it should be done.
The Best Gas Fireplaces Inserts of 2021
Gas fireplace inserts deliver warmth with ease of operation. Read on to learn which of these standouts may be the...
This Amazing Family Handyman Approved Log Splitter Is All It’s Cracked Up to Be and More!
Take a swing at this clever, well-made and easy to use Family Handyman Approved log splitter.
Guide To Fire Pit Burners
A fire pit burner is the heart of a gas fire pit, providing the warm glow of natural flame without...
The Best Outdoor Gas Fire Pits for Your Backyard
An outdoor gas fire pit makes it possible to gather friends and family outdoors, even on chilly nights, all without...
Smokeless Fire Pit Maintenance Tips
Learn how you can keep your smokeless fire pit in top shape for years of enjoyable, smoke-free gatherings.
How To Babyproof a Fireplace
Protect young children from fireplaces and flames with these smart and easy tips, straight from a professional babyproofer.
How to Decorate a Fireplace Mantel for Thanksgiving
Make your home extra cozy this Thanksgiving. Here are our top tips for beautiful mantel decor.
Everything To Know About Chimney Caps
A chimney cap is an essential part of a properly functioning fireplace. Here's what you need to know about maintaining...
Bathroom Fireplaces: What You Need To Know
A bathroom fireplace may be just what you need at the end of a long day. Installing one is less...
Homeowner’s Guide To Firewood
Whether you build fires for home heating, backyard fun or rustic camping, here's what you need to know about firewood.
How Much Firewood Will I Need This Winter?
Whether heating your home or enjoying cozy fires in your indoor or outdoor fireplace, figure out how much firewood you'll...
Hardwood vs. Softwood: Which Is Best for Firewood?
Unsure if hardwood or softwood is better for your fire-building needs? The answer depends on the fire's location and purpose.
How Long Should You Dry Firewood?
A freshly stacked firewood pile promises many roaring fires, so let's answer the burning question: How long should you dry...
6 Best Ways to Close Off a Fireplace
How often do you use your fireplace? If the answer is never, you may want to seal it off. Here...
11 Ways to Start a Fire
Impress your friends and family by effortlessly building a roaring campfire. Your secret way to start a fire? It could...
Can I Have Firewood Delivered?
Firewood delivery is a convenient service for homeowners looking for firewood. Here's what you need to know before you order.
9 Types of Wood You Shouldn’t Burn
Be the fire pit champion instead of that host who smokes everyone out and makes them sick. It's easy —...
Seasoned vs. Kiln Dried Firewood: Does It Burn the Same?
When the leaves and the mercury start to fall, it's time to stock up on firewood. Which should you choose:...
How To Install an Electric Fireplace
With a heater and color changing flames, enhance any chilly space with an electric fireplace insert.
4 Great Ways To Split Firewood
Heating your home or cottage with wood takes a steady supply of split logs. Our expert offers advice for DIYers...
What To Know About Kiln-Dried Firewood
It lights easier, burns hotter and lasts longer. Here's why you should be using kiln-dried firewood.