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Top 5 most important things to clean this spring

When you don't have time to do a full spring cleaning list, but you want to hit up the most important things - try this top 5 most important spring cleaning list!  We'll go over the 5 most critical things that you should scrub down this spring to clear out the nasty winter funk, and get your home looking better - and your family feeling better!

Why is hearth position important for masonry fireplace doors?

When purchasing a fireplace door for your masonry fireplace, it's very important to let Fireplace Doors Online know what your hearth position is. We explain exactly why. If you're ever in doubt about what your hearth position is, please give us a call any time at 1-877-373-6677 and we will help you.  You can also send us a photo of your fireplace and hearth so that we can get you a snap quote. Within no more than 3 business days, we'll be able to let you know through email exactly what your hearth position is!

What is a fireplace hearth, and do I really need one?

Have you been wondering what the purpose of a fireplace hearth is?  Why do some fireplaces have hearths and others don't?  Fireplace Doors Online answers your questions, and a few more in part one of our Fireplace Hearth series!  

How to update your old Heatilator wood burning fireplace

In 1968 Heatilator had the number one best selling masonry form fireplace on the market - the Mark 123 fireplace.  At the time, these fireplaces were revolutionary in the way they helped you heat your room. And, chances are, if you have a home that was built in the 1970's and you haven't remodeled, then you probably have an old Mark Series Heatilator fireplace in your den, living room, or family room. We'll show you how to update that 1970's look in no time!

Fireplace Log Lighter Installation

Fireplace log lighters make lighting your wood burning fire easy.  Installing a log lighter, though, can be quite intimidating. We've got step by step instructions on how to install a gas log lighter for wood burning fireplaces. We even have a great infographic to help you visualize it all set up!  These are just basic instructions, since every house is different, but we hope you'll get the general idea of how to install a gas starter pipe to your fireplace with our helpful instructions!

How can an electric fireplace enhance your rental?  In so many ways!

If you’re in love with the idea of a fireplace but live in a place that doesn’t have one, you may feel you have to go without until you own your own home. That's not true though! Our electric fireplaces are a great choice when it comes to getting the charm of a fireplace without offering your landlord a bundle to renovate your rental for you.

Measuring your fireplace to get the best size gas logs.

You’ve come to the decision that switching your wood burning fireplace to a gas log set is what’s best for you, your family and your home. Great! It isn’t as simple as just deciding that’s what you want to do and buying the first pictured fire product you see, though. There are a lot of things for you to take into account and it isn’t just the aesthetics of a gas log set. What size works best for your fireplace? And, what kind of control system works best for you? Answering these questions before you order your gas log set can mean the difference between years of enjoyment and a mistake easily costing several hundred dollars.

How to get a fireplace door quick!

There are times when you cannot wait the weeks neccessary for a custom made fireplace door replacement.  A fireplace door is needed, and it is needed as fast as possible. Well we would like to show you a few ways you can get a fireplace door replacement fast!

What is the difference between ceramic glass and tempered glass for fireplaces?

There are many benefits to both ceramic and tempered glass. We'll help you figure out which type of glass you have in your fireplace, wood stove, fireplace insert, or whatever type of heating unit you own.  Safely replacing the glass in your heating unit is our top priority, and if after reading our information posted in our blog you still have questions, please feel free to call us and one of our certifed fireplace technicians will help you.

Celebrity Fireplace - M Night Shyamalan Fireplace

Fireplace Doors Online helps you recreate M. Night Shyamalan's fireplace! From the twists we’ve seen in his films, we don’t expect any less with his fireplace; it’s in his master bath! Not as sharp a twist as you find in his movies, but a twist nonetheless. You can bring this elegance into your home without the hefty price tag and a few revisions.

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