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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.

There are so many options when it comes to the type of material and style of fireplace surround that you choose. See some amazing custom fireplace surrounds

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.