It was annoying having to repair a metalbestos chimney in the middle of winter, but it wasn’t difficult. It’s a simple DIY roof project that anyone can do.
Whether you're seeking info about interior fireplaces or exterior fireplaces, we've got you covered! See which types of fireplaces are the most popular these days, examples of the many different types of fireplaces & chimney pots, step-by-step instructions for cleaning your chimney, and more.
There are so many options when it comes to the type of material and style of fireplace surrounds that are available. You can stick with a standard kit or go for broke with a custom made fireplace surround that makes a statement in your home.
Check out this gorgeous outdoor fireplace. It’s the focal point of a backyard playground complete with outdoor kitchen and gunite swimming pool.
Curly pine wood paneling, twin fireplaces made of fieldstone, hand-hewn solid oak timber joists. Those are just a few of the extraordinary building materials in use in The Willcox lobby. Old world craftsmanship and attention to detail are two outstanding characteristics of this historic building.
The Willcox is an historic hotel located in the heart of thoroughbred country in Aiken, South Carolina. Character abounds in this freshly restored and renovated high-end hotel and resort/spa.
The stacked stone sunburst surround design of this fireplace is a marvelous piece of stonework. The keeping room, with it’s cathedral ceiling and open web wooden beam ceiling makes for a wonderful place to gather with friends and family around the fireplace.
Looking for a totally unique way to cap off your chimney and add some pizazz to your home’s exterior. Dump those ideas of your of a boring old square clay chimney pot on your chimney and go for the gusto by gathering some great ideas here.
Photos of Victorian chimneys and chimney pots abound in this post of the home under construction I’ve been visiting and even more pictures from various sources. Lots of great ideas for capping your chimney in style.
The Marietta Pilgrimage Christmas Home Tour is an annual event not to be overlooked in this thriving suburb of Atlanta. A select few historical private homes and public buildings are on display once per year. This is part 2 of my article regarding the home tour.
The Marietta Pilgrimage Christmas Home Tour is an annual event organized by the Marietta Welcome Center & Visitors Bureau and Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society . A select few historical private homes and public buildings are on display once per year. This is part 1 of my article of the home tour.
Here are some photos of an Isokern fireplace/chimney systems, mortise and tenon joinery, a reclaimed antique terra cotta roof installation, an exposed oak beam ceiling and an authentic stone wall being built. Great ideas!
A gold mine of luxurious features awaits within this Charleston Row House-style designed home located in historic downtown Aiken, South Carolina. I feature the travertine tile inlay fireplaces in this first-of-a-series posts. As of this posting date, it is still available for sale.
This article deals with a somewhat unique fireplace and chimney system that has been installed in this English cottage-style home located at Kennesaw Mountain. The modular-style system must be professionally installed by experienced installers. The results are a truly unique, safe, reliable and efficient fireplace that should last the life of your home.