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Fireplace Know How

Fireplace Doors Online shares our fireplace knowledge with you.  From hearths to gas logs.  From fireplace diy to where to find the best chimney sweep.  We'll help you navigate through the sometimes complicated fireplace market - one blog post at a time.

Our fireplace technicians have compiled the top 5 tips on how to best prevent a chimney fire when using your fireplace this winter. We'll help you out with these tips and some more safety information.

Our steel mantel shelves are so strong they can hold the weight of an average person! Made from heavy duty steel by American craftsman, these mantel shelves come in all different sizes and styles. A great addition to any fireplace - from your outdoor fireplaces to your small electric ones - these metal mantel shelves can top any fireplace with style!

Installing a mesh curtain and rod kit onto your masonry fireplace is quite easy when you follow these step by step instructions! With photos showing each step, you'll have your hanging mesh curtain installed in no time!

Fireplace Doors Online has explained the differences between Masonry and Zero Clearance fireplaces in the past, but today we explore a little more in depth, the components that make a Masonry Fireplace.

Have you been wondering why glass doors are used on fireplaces? How can a set of glass doors on your fireplace help you? Fireplace Doors Online answers your questions, and a few more in this post!  

Fireplace Doors Online gives you a breakdown of the best ways to start a fire in your wood burning fireplace. 

Have you been considering getting a log lighter for your wood burning fireplace? We've compiled a list of the pros and cons to having a fire starter pipe in your fireplace to help you make your decision!

Fireplace Doors Online is all about style, performance, and safety when it comes to fireplaces. That's why we wanted to address a huge controversy: "Can I mount my TV over my fireplace?" While our first inclination is to say, "No! Absolutely not!", we didn't want to put tongue in cheek and overlook certain issues that apply to this situation. We're here to give you all the pros and cons, do and don'ts, and "if this then that" associated with this debate!

The “stile” is a very important piece of your fireplace door. Stiles securely encase the glass panels of your fireplace door. In conjunction with the frame and glass panels, this is what gives your fireplace "style". To gain a better understanding, we're taking a closer look at the anatomy of a fireplace door! Let's decipher between "fireplace style" and "fireplace door stile"!

During the operation of your fireplace, the position of your doors - open or closed - can have a direct impact on the safety and efficiency of your feature. They're not just there to make your fireplace look beautiful, contrary to popular belief. There are several factors that can influence what should and should not be done. Fireplace Doors Online has analyzed this conundrum and is here to provide you with the facts!

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