Considering a fireplace? Here’s all the info you need to choose the right fireplace, install it properly and repair it if something goes wrong.

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We Tested the Duraflame Electric Fireplace, and It Delivers Warmth and Ambience

The Duraflame electric fireplace is compact, yet delivers heat to larger rooms. We tested it for ourselves to see how it performs.

We Tested the Cutting Edge Firewood Subscription for Fire Pits and Pizza Ovens

We tested Cutting Edge Firewood delivery service for nearly two months to see if it's worth the high price.

10 Outdoor Fireplace Maintenance Tips

Follow these tips to keep your outdoor fireplace burning brightly and safely for years to come.

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8 Fireplace Mantel Ideas

To create a striking focal point, consider these eye-catching decor ideas from Instagram and TikTok.

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8 Ideas for Painting a Fireplace

Give your fireplace a bold, affordable update with these paint color ideas.

5 Best Outdoor Fireplace Kits, According to a Contractor

An outdoor fireplace kit brings an ambiance of warmth and comfort to your backyard.

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How to Build a Wood Fireplace Mantel

With the right tools and DIY experience, you can create a stunning custom fireplace mantel that will impress your guests....

Forget Fire Logs! People Are Filling Their Fireplaces with Candles and It’s So Cozy

Putting candles in the fireplace is an excellent way to add coziness and warmth to your home.

Snuggle Up Next to an Electric Fireplace on Valentine’s Day—Get One on Sale for as Low as $99

Family Handyman's Sales Editor searched high and low to find the best electric fireplace deals. Luckily for you, she found...

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10 DIY Firewood Storage Ideas

You'll always be ready to build a cozy fire with these DIY firewood storage ideas

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15 Ways To Use Fireplace Ash

You don't need to throw out your fireplace wood ash. Try these savvy ways to use it.

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Tips for Choosing Fireplace Andirons and Grates

Learn how andirons and grates differ and why you'll favor andirons for your fireplace.

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Is My Fireplace Illegal?

Wood-burning fireplaces create pollutants and aren't the most effective heating appliances. Still, they aren't illegal in most of the country...

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Indoor Gas Fireplace Safety for Beginners

Here are three reasons why gas fireplaces rule, along with tips on indoor fireplace safety.

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How To Put Out a Fire in a Fireplace

A fire in a wood-burning fireplace is beautiful and potentially dangerous. Knowing how to safely put out a fire helps...

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How To Light a Gas Fireplace

Ready for a cozy evening by the fire, but not sure how to light your gas fireplace? This project shows...

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Indoor Fireplace Safety for Beginners

Wood-burning fireplaces are cozy, but they can be dangerous. Our expert relays 12 tips for indoor wood-burning fireplace safety.

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How To Start a Fire in a Fireplace

Put away the lighter fluid, blowtorch and pine needles! Here's how to fire up your fireplace safely, smoothly and without...

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9 Ways To Increase the Heat From Your Wood-Burning Fireplace

Do you avoid using your wood-burning fireplace for fear of big heating bills? Here are nine ways to increase heat...

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10 Fireplace Tile Ideas

Update your fireplace and overall space with these colorful fireplace tile ideas from Instagram.

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What Is Fire Hardening?

How to keep your house safe from a wildlife without turning your yard into a desert.

Our Editors Tested the 10 Best Firewood Racks to Store and Stack Wood

Keep your wood off the ground, neatly stacked and ready for your next gathering around the fire pit or fireplace...

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Choosing the Best Log Splitter: Kindling Cracker Firewood Splitter Review (We Approve!)

Take a swing at this clever, well-made and easy to use log splitter. The Kindling Cracker is everything a lumberjack's...

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...

Top-Rated Propane Fire Pits for Comfortable and Cozy Nights

Finding the best gas fire pit for your outdoor space will keep you comfortable and cozy on chilly nights—no messy...

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How To Babyproof a Fireplace

Protect young children from fireplaces and flames with these smart and easy tips, straight from a professional babyproofer.

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How To Clean a Brick Fireplace

Keep your brick fireplace functioning well and looking good inside and out with these tips for how to clean fireplace...

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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...

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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...

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Firewood Measurements: What Do They Mean?

Do you need a full cord or just a half-pallet this winter? Understanding what firewood measurements mean will help you...

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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...