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  1. Rebuilding Hearth, need Suggestions

    Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Hello all, I'm looking to rebuild my hearth but having difficulty figuring out the best method. I've been given several suggestions as to how to go about doing it but would like to get another opinion from the experts here. Info on pic the opening you see with the plywood goes straight through...
  2. Making an old fireplace insert more efficient

    I have an old non-EPA certified Colony Hearth Earth Stove fireplace insert (at least I am sure it does not meet current EPA Phase II standards for emissions.) Rather than spend $2,000 to $3,000 for a new efficient stove, I would like to be able to upgrade this old stove and make it more...
  3. Fireplace Heatilator and wood burning insert

    I am having a wood burning insert installed into my existing fireplace. The existing fireplace was built with a heatilator. Built onsite. I am going to reface the fireplace and want to cover up the heatilator vents. I have two questions? 1 - Is it safe to cover up these heatilator vents...