How to Build a Makeshift Fireplace for Emergencies Only?

Answer Makeshift fireplaces can be constructed almost anywhere there is dirt. Earth is a simple to use and very safe-for-fire medium that can be shaped like clay, when mixed properly, and formed with the ... Read More »

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How do I build a fire in a fireplace?

If you combine heat, air and fuel in the right way, the result will be a roaring fire. In a fireplace, the chimney helps create the air flow that will sustain your fire. Matches or a lighter will s... Read More »

How to Build a Tile Hearth for a Fireplace?

A tile hearth protects the flooring surrounding the fireplace from heat and ashes and provides a functional accent to any room. Tile makes an excellent material for a hearth because both the tile a... Read More »

How do i build a fireplace heat exchanger?

Most states now ban the old-fashioned style of hearth fireplace in new construction and remodeling because it sends more heat up the chimney than into the room. One way to partially reverse that he... Read More »

How to Design & Build an Outdoor Fireplace?

An outdoor fireplace can be made out of a variety of materials such as brick and stone, but for individuals without any masonry experience building a fireplace out of a simpler material such as an ... Read More »