Dear Angie: How much can I expect to pay to have my wood fireplace converted to gas? Our house is about 30 years old. The bottom of the fireplace looks like it's easily accessed through the basement. The conversion would involve running 30 to 50 feet of gas line. — Thomas M., Cincinnati, Ohio
Find Top-Rated Madison Fireplace Contractors
Angie's List helps you hire the best - and avoid the rest!
Fireplace Contractors to Avoid
Top Rated Fireplace Contractors
Prevent buyer's remorse with us
- Over 3 million people trust Angie's List to help make the right choice
- Be informed to avoid costly mistakes
- Shop with us to ensure a fair price
- Our complaint resolution team will help if a project goes bad
Over 1,730 reviews for
Madison Fireplace Contractors from people just like you.
Shop, Search and Save from anywhere!
- Offers are exclusively provided by highly rated companies
- Angie’s List members have access to exclusive discounts on local services
- Shop, schedule, and stay on top of progress from any device
- Our 30 Day Refund Guarantee means you can buy with confidence!
Over 2 million people trust Angie's List.
- Your Membership Includes:
- Instant access to top rated businesses covering 700+ services
- Our Complaint Resolution Team to help when a project goes bad
- On-the-go access to our iPhone, Android, & iPad apps
Access to trusted reviews, the best Fireplace Contractors and exclusive discounts!
Real Member ReviewsMemberships allow Angie’s List to certify that all reviews are real reviews from real members—no fake, bogus, or anonymous reviews here!
DealsAngie’s List is a Community that you’ll use time after time. Research who to hire, learn tips and tricks, and consult with your neighbors
Instant Community AccessMembers can choose from tons of deals and discounts for projects they need to do, like 30% off exterior home painting!
Complaint ResolutionIf a project goes badly, Angie’s List has a complaint resolution team standing by to help you.
Local Articles in Madison
It's the time of year when the winter weather can take a toll. Follow this winter maintenance checklist to protect your home, your car and your health.
Constructing and supervising your fire pit correctly can make it a safe and dramatic feature of your yard.
An appetizing patio and fireplace accent the main course in this backyard
He hasn't legally abandoned the job as long as he is still showing up and doing something, even if it is very little, from time to time. You'll have to fire him first. Have documentation that the job is not being done in a timely manner, showing when he has and has not worked. Be ready for a fight and probably a legal battle since he will likely still want more money or won't refund money paid for incomplete work.
Change the locks and inform the contractor their services on your property are terminated. Tell him if anyone representing his company enters your property they will be considered trespassing and will be prosecuted. Then hire another company to check the work he has done to make sure it is right. Somehow I doubt it is given the nature of his work ethic. Then have the new contractor repair any bad workmanship and finish the job. Keep records as any documented things that have to be redone will help your case against the first contractor.
Todd's Home Services
San Antonio, TX
Fireplace Installation And Maintenance reviews in Madison
Bill was very helpful when we worked thru the design...which turned out amazing.
One door of the regency fireplace unit had the paint / coating come off.
We love the fireplace and stone work. We are very happy with
I would HIGHLY recommend "
We will work with him again.
With this professionalism and attitude, I know I will turn to
On top of all that, he is a super nice guy, polite and friendly, and so is his assistant.
Stone tile around the insert:
Rebuilt the chimney from the roof up: The masonry itself is professional. This took a long time to complete due to the long winter and to various excuses (e,g, deaths, illnesses, other jobs started after ours). The scaffolding was left up longer than promised and that annoyed the neighbor who could not use his driveway. Communication on this issue was difficult for all of us.
Concrete cap on chimney: This looks great.
Waterproofing: this went well.
Block cutting and installing a larger glass block window: Glass block looks great, and matches the other glass block windows in the basement.
Epoxy floor:This didn't go so well. The grinder left many semi-circular and circular gouges in the floor which could not be ground out. So the floor is very uneven. Perhaps this was due to the quality of the existing concrete, but I don't really know. Then the epoxy paint he used didn't cover the floor.
Communication: Early on,
Timeliness: There were several delays on the first job, attributed to weather but not entirely due to that, so the job took longer than we expected. Therefore, in the second contract we specified a start date (April 26, 2013) and an end date (May 10, 2013) and a penalty for missing the date. The job was not complete until the end of August, when he came to install the fireplace doors, to complete the
All Fireplace Contractors in Madison
Shop Local Fireplace Installation And Maintenance Services in Madison
Join Angie's List to get the best local reviews in Madison.
- Instant access to reviews for 700+ services
- Exclusive service discounts - up to 70 percent off!
- Top-notch support from our live call center