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  1. Fireplace Screen Ideas for Raised Fireplaces

    Fireplace raised in the wall

    If you have a fireplace that is raised in the wall, you are probably having trouble finding a fireplace screen. Due to the odd proportions, Most off-the-shelf screens are going to be too short or simply won't look good.  You are most likely going to need a custom made fireplace screen and a little imagination to properly dress this fireplace.

    Check Out These Fireplace Screen Ideas for Raised Fireplaces below:

     

     

     

     

     

    1) The Folding Screen with Doors

    3 Fold Fireplace Screen with Mesh Doors

    Shown Above: TFD33 Solid Brass 3 Fold Screen with Doors and Fleur Del Lis Ornaments (by Stone Manufacturing). The frame is made from a solid brass rope casting and is adorned with Fleur Del Li ornaments. The mesh is silver colored, which makes it more difficult to see through when there is no fire, thus hiding the unsightly raised fireplace. The doors are functional so that you do not have to move the screen aside when tending the fire. There are many choices for Custom Folding Fireplace Screens.

     

    2) Magnetic Glass Doors

    Custom Fireplace Glass Doors

    Shown above: Brookfield

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  2. 6 Fireplace Glass Doors to Upgrade the Look of Your Home

    As the weather turns cold this winter, a crackling fire in the fireplace can warm even the most chilled of bones. This critical element of a home gets a lot of use, which is why many homeowners invest in fireplace glass doors to enhance the style and optimize function. Easily customizable, from material to finish and even monogramming, fireplace doors come in a variety of choices to suit any design taste.

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  3. Tips for Choosing a Fireplace to Fit Your Renovation

    Sometimes you need to make changes to your home to improve its layout or appeal. They might be sizable changes, like installing a fireplace, or they might be small changes, like choosing a new fireplace cover. Regardless, it is always essential to do plenty of research before tackling a home renovation.

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  4. Installing a Gas Log Fireplace – A Step-by-Step Guide

    If you want to spruce up your house, installing a gas log fireplace would be a lovely addition to your home. Traditional fireplaces tend to be more burdensome these days. If you don’t have the luxury of living near a forest, buying wood can be expensive and tedious. Not to mention the maintenance it requires to clean and upkeep a fireplace–having to constantly take out the burnt ashes, sweeping the chimney and making sure the space around the area is tidy.

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  5. Spruce Up Your Entertaining Space with These Stylish Fireplace Accessories

    Your fireplace is the focal point of your entertaining space. In winter or summer, you can give your fireplace a chic look your guests will love with imaginative accessories. You want to wow your guests when they visit your home–whatever the season–and a well-dressed fireplace will do just that. 

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  6. Common Mistakes When Ordering Fireplace Doors

    As ornate and beautiful as custom fireplace doors can be, they aren’t just for show—far from it. In fact, fireplace doors play a critical role in keeping your family safe while you relax and enjoy a cozy, fireside experience.

    Living Room Carolina Fireplace Door White

    Unfortunately, it’s all too easy for novice fireplace owners to make mistakes when it comes time to order new fireplace doors. Whether the problem is immediately apparent (wrong fit, bad quality) or takes longer to make itself known, there are many missteps that are entirely avoidable if you know what to watch for.

    What should you be on the watch for when ordering fireplace doors? Here are the most common mistakes to avoid:

    1.) Buying low-quality fireplace doors

    Fireplace doors don’t come cheap. You probably know this if you’ve done a cursory search of fireplace doors online.

    But searching for “cheap fireplace doors” will only come up with low-quality options that aren’t worth your money. Why purchase $400 fireplace doors that can’t handle the seasons when you could invest in high-quality fireplace doors that look beautiful year after year?

    2.) Buying from big box retailers

    You just ordered some new fireplace doors from Lowe’s or Home Depot. The only problem? It shattered after a couple of months and they no longer stock the fireplace doors you purchased.

    If you’re going to invest hundreds of dollars into your fireplace doors, it’s important that you research who you’re going to be buying from. At Hansen Wholesale, some of our fully-tempered glass fireplace doors feature lifetime wa

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  7. 6 Benefits of Gas Log Fireplaces Over Traditional Wood-Burning

    If you own a traditional wood-burning fireplace, then you already know that it can add beauty and elegance to your living space. You also probably know all too well that they can take a lot of time and hassle to maintain.

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  8. How to Choose Fireplace Doors

    how to choose fireplace doorsAs the mercury continues to drop, your fireplace is looking better and better, right? Before you load up on starter logs or switch on the gas, there’s one accessory you should think about: fireplace doors.

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  9. What to Know About Converting Your Fireplace to Gas Logs

    We love a wood-burning fireplace, but sometimes these traditional living room fixtures can be more hassle than they’re worth. Between stocking logs, sweeping the hearth and waiting endlessly for a fire to burn out before you can hit the hay, wood-burning fireplaces mean work!

    With a set of gas logs in your hearth, though, the roaring fire you crave come winter is just a button click away. Pretty appealing, eh?

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  10. 7 Gas Log Safety Tips to Keep in Mind

    Converting a wood-burning fireplace to gas is a great home improvement project, but before you get started, you need to get a handle on what’s safe–and what’s not. After all, switching up your fireplace isn’t quite as simple as screwing in a light bulb. There are many factors that go into choosing the right gas logs for your home, installing and using them properly.

    Read on for a quick primer on gas log safety.

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