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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.

If you've been reading our blog articles for the month of August, you're familiar with our Gas Valve Assembly series! We've been providing information on the main components of a setup, starting the month off with an informative article on gas ball valves, and then covering all the details on escutcheons - what they are and how they work. Now, we're going to wrap up the series with a blog on one of the more esthetic parts (and must-have pieces) of your assembly - the decorative gas valve key!

Ever wonder what an escutcheon is? What many people are not aware of is that this device appears in many areas all over your home, and don't necessarily have to be gas fire feature related! Let us explain all about what an escutcheon is and how it is utilized!

Our steel mantel shelves are incredibly durable and built to last! Made from heavy duty steel by the hands of American craftsman, these mantel shelves come in all different sizes and styles. A great addition to any outdoor or electric fireplace, steel mantel shelves can top any of these heating appliances 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!  

There are so many ways to start a fire in a fire pit. Surprisingly, there are many people out there who have never had the pleasure of learning basic fire-starting skills. The good news is, you don't have to be a scout to know how to do it! Regardless of your fuel choice, there are different methods to get that blaze burning. Let us walk you through the top five most popular ways to starting a fire!

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!

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