What is a masonry fireplace?

Answer Masonry fireplaces have become common supplementary heat sources and decorative features in homes. They are commonly featured in dining rooms, living rooms and master bedrooms and are designed to b... Read More »

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How do I Build the Masonry Section of a Fireplace?

The solid, sturdy appeal of a masonry surround fireplace can bring warmth and comfort to any home. Building the surround of a fireplace is a feasible do-it-yourself project that can incorporate a v... Read More »

How do I clean the exterior masonry wall of a fireplace?

Cleaning with Salt and Dish SoapCombine 1 oz. of dish soap, 1 oz. of table salt and 2 tbsp. of water in a bowl until a creamy paste forms. Dip a rag into the mixture and scrub it onto the entire ma... Read More »

Components of a Clay Masonry Style Fireplace?

A masonry fireplace lasts for many years and can add value to a home. Unlike the metal fireplaces that are set in place, a brick mason builds a brick fireplace one brick at a time from the ground u... Read More »

What is the distance between a fireplace mantle&the top of a fireplace?

The standard distance from the mantel to the top of the fireplace will depend on which type of fireplace is being installed--wood burning or electric. Distance between the mantel and the top of the... Read More »