Fireplaces help make homes more comfortable as well as provide a good source of heat. Maintaining the fireplace and cleaning the chimney can keep it working for the life of the home. If you are looking for a fireplace company for repairs or upgrades you can use Angie's List to search fireplace companies near you to get professional help.

Chimneys are an essential part of the fireplace and help to maintain consistent heat in the home.  Getting a professional chimney sweep is ideal every year or two.  Using local reviews from chimney sweep pros nearby can help get 3 quotes quickly.

Firewood will provide sufficient heat along with great ambiance that typically comes from a crackling fire.  Some folks opt for gas log fireplaces instead of real wood, but having the right insert along with good heat settings can stil be just as cozy.


Outdoor Fireplaces and Fire Pits

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This outdoor living overhaul includes two patios, a pergola, a sprinkler system and an outdoor fireplace. All of which enhance the view of the Salt Lake Valley.
Patio slate used to build steps and walking area to a firepit and outdoor hot tub and spa area.
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Once they decided to update the landscape of their rocky yard, these homeowners hired a company to create three levels with space for a hot tub and fire pit.
A fire pit can add warmth and interest to a backyard patio. (Photo courtesy of member Karin L. of Tucson, Arizona)
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If you're considering installing a fire pit in your outdoor living area one of the first questions you'll need to answer is wood-burning or gas-powered?
before and after fireplace makeover
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Fireplace Mantel Makeover Contest: Lori Dennis
before and after fireplace makeover
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Fireplace Mantel Makeover Contest: Daniel Kanter