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Fireplace Maintenance

Our fireplace maintenance tips can help you keep your home cost efficient, safe & cozy.

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How to Re-Line a Chimney Flue

Renovating an old, unsafe chimney with an easy-to-install stainless steel liner

17 Fireplace Remodel Ideas

We rounded up our favorite ideas to help you update your fireplace for a more modern look.

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The Correct Way to Build a Fire in a Fireplace

Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough demonstrates the best way to build a fire in order to prevent smoke from filling up the room

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How to Restore a Historic Fireplace

Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough delicately restores a damaged historic fireplace that is built with custom, nearly irreplaceable bricks

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Splitting Firewood by Hand vs. Machine

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and landscape contractor Jenn Nawada split firewood using a variety of techniques.