February 27, 2019
How to keep a rarely-used flue from wasting energy and making your home drafty and uncomfortable.
December 14, 2018
Indoor fireplaces don't work well in superinsulated houses, so these California homeowners decided to meet their nostalgic need for a wood burner by putting it on the covered patio.
November 1, 2018
A dated lake cottage inspires a hardworking house rich in sentimental charm.
October 24, 2018
This work of art is more than just a mantel
August 14, 2018
This fireplace is nestled in a large white marble mantel. It feels like an abstract notion of a fire. The living room in this home has a wonderfully muted color…
July 6, 2018
Give a metal chimney a historic look with brick veneer.
April 12, 2018
Energy Nerd: The possible remedies are all imperfect.
March 16, 2018
Chimneys, furnaces, venting, fans, spray foam, house wrap, and how they affect home energy use.
February 26, 2018
This modern visual effect creates a delightful trick for the eye.
February 13, 2018
This living room hearth balances the first floor interior as an anchor for a transition upstairs.
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