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Fireplace Safety Equipment for Your Home

If you have a fireplace, you need the following safety equipment for your home: Fire Extinguisher, Smoke Detector, and Carbon Monoxide Detector. Watch this video to find out more.

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Fireplace Maintenance and Safety Tips

No matter what type of fireplace you have or what you choose to burn in that fireplace, it is very important to use a fireplace safely and know how to properly maintain it. Watch this video for some fireplace safety tips to follow.

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How to Choose a Gas Fireplace for Your Home

Gas fireplaces are very popular today, and the main reason is convenience. Gas fireplaces provide an instant fire at the touch of a switch or remote control and there is no mess or clean up of ashes with a gas fireplace as there is with a wood burning fireplace.

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How to Choose a Wood Burning Fireplace for Your Home

Watch this video to find out what to take into consideration when adding a wood burning fireplace to your home, from increasing heating capacity to making the fireplace aesthetically pleasing.

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Ventless Gas Fireplaces for Your Home

Ventless gas fireplaces are a good option for your home because they don’t waste any heat, are easier to install since they do not require a chimney, and cost less than traditional fireplaces. Watch this video to find out more.

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How to Build a Fireplace Screen from Shutters

Fireplace screens can be bought, but why not make your own for under $10? Watch this video to find out how to refinish and hinge three old shutters together to make a beautiful fireplace screen for your home.

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Problems with Burning Newspaper Logs in Your Fireplace

While you might think that rolling up newspapers to burn in your fireplace would be an eco-friendly idea, hand rolled logs are not compressed enough to burn effectively and can actually cause damage to your chimney flue, pose a potential fire hazard, and harm the environment. Rather than burning them, a better alternative is to recycle old newspapers.

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Installing a TV on the Wall Over a Fireplace

Herb asks, “Is it a good idea to install a TV over a fireplace?”

Mounting a flat screen TV over the fireplace has become quite popular, but there are a number of potential problems to consider first. Read on to find out more.

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