Read through step-by-step tutorials to help you prepare for any installation pertaining to your fireplace.
How to Install Stacked Stone Veneer on a Fireplace
Ask This Old House mason, Mark McCullough, helps a homeowner update her concrete block, wood burning fireplace with a stacked stone veneer and a slab of stone.
How to Install a Wood Burning Stove
A new soapstone wood burning stove gets installed in the family room.
How to Install a Mantel on a Stone Fireplace
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough travels to Chicago to install a wood mantel on a homeowner’s 1980s contemporary fireplace.
How to Replace a Hearth with Slate Tile
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough replaces a common terra cotta hearth with slate tile.
How to Install Glass Fireplace Doors
Retrofit your wood-burning fireplace with safer glass fireplace doors.