One popular type of fire brick found at Home Depot are U.S. Stove fire bricks made from ceramic. These bricks are used primarily to line wood burning stoves that enable the stove to operate well and increase efficiency. The bricks come in a standard size of 4 1/2 inches by 9 inches by 1 1/4 inches. Another type is Daltile Colour Scheme Fire Brick made from porcelain that can be installed in floors or used outside. The bricks are both water resistant and frost resistant. Daltile bricks come in a variety of sizes from 1 inch by 6 inches, 3 inches by 12 inches, 6 inches by 12 inches, 6 inches by 6 inches and 12 inches by 12 inches.
Home Depot also carries are creosote control bricks that help to keep creosote from building up in chimneys, which can increase the risk of fires. These bricks are made from all nature products such as red cedar and Douglas fir. Unlike other fire bricks used in the construction of fireplaces and chimneys, these bricks are designed to be burned.Learn more about Building Materials