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  1. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hello, I am looking for some help to make a dream come true. I have a chimney that was used to vent from an old boiler. It runs from my basement through my kitchen upstairs to the roof. I have recently remodeled my kitchen to include a cooktop center island around this red brick chimney. My...
  2. Building & Construction
    Hi, am new to this forum and have a remodel dilemma. Am hiring a contractor to rehab a 1980s house in WA state. The house has a woodburning fireplace insert. However, the outside plate (is that what you call it?) is ugly and the bifold doors don't swing out properly. we want to update the look...
  3. Insulation
    I am in the process of insulating my daylight basement in this manner: However I am not sure what to do around my existing fireplace that will become a wood burning insert: To the rear of the fireplace area is the garage. The orange block in my mockup represents the size of a suitable...
  4. HVAC
    Does anyone have any suggestions on any brands of fireplace insert that they have had good luck with? Thanks.
  5. Insulation
    Hi friends, I just installed an old fireplace insert, but there is now about a 1-inch gap between the fireplace insert and the fireplace wall itself. I am looking for some sort of fireproof insulation that I can stuff between the two in order to fill the gap. (Ideally I would like the material...
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