Some fireplace designs include hearth fireplaces, stand-alone fireplaces and modern fireplaces. Other designs of fireplaces include traditional mantels, vintage hearths, rustic impressions or even storage fireplace desig... More »

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To build a raised fireplace hearth, research local building codes, make a plan, install the platform and apply a noncombustible surface. Tile, stone, granite, bricks and other noncombustible surfaces are ideal for firepl... More »

Granite hearths can be built of solid granite slabs, granite tiles and natural granite stones. There are many choices of natural and manufactured granite colors and stone patterns. The granite hearth can be inlaid to be ... More »

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The process of building a fireplace involves selecting a location, cutting a hole in the existing wall, constructing the surrounding structure and either constructing a chimney or installing electric or gas lines for non... More »

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The generic term "Heatilator" is used to refer to metal fireplaces with built-in ventilation systems that heat and circulate room air. This type of fireplace, also referred to as a "metal zero-clearance fireplace," was f... More »

Buy replacement parts for Twin-Star electric fireplaces online from sites such as eBay and Amazon.com as well as the consumer portal of the Twin-Star website. Classifieds sites such as Craigslist often contain listings f... More »

To install a propane fireplace, consult an inspector in the local building department about codes for installing propane fireplaces. Decide whether to operate the fireplace using a portable propane tank, or install a lin... More »

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