Learn interesting facts, tips, and product suggestions from our collection of old house magazines.
A Frame for the Fireplace The stylistic history of mantels.
The Beauty of the Mantel The mantelpiece becomes a signature focal point.
Designing a Fireplace Adding a historically inspired mantel to your reproduction fireplace offers a period look for your home.
TV Camouflage Hide your flat screen in the fireplace.
Miles Industries / Valor Gas Fireplaces If your house didn't come with a fireplace, Valor fireplaces look like the real thing and are fully functional heaters that don’t use electricity (or chimneys!).
Chimney Checklist Is your chimney safe?