Get an overview of the process of creating a traditional-style fireplace that burns well and meets current building codes.
The FHB crew recaps details of a job-site video shoot they just wrapped up, and then address some listener questions about a variety of construction and remodeling projects.
How to keep a rarely-used flue from wasting energy and making your home drafty and uncomfortable.
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.
A dated lake cottage inspires a hardworking house rich in sentimental charm.
This work of art is more than just a mantel
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…
Give a metal chimney a historic look with brick veneer.
Energy Nerd: The possible remedies are all imperfect.
Chimneys, furnaces, venting, fans, spray foam, house wrap, and how they affect home energy use.
Build smarter. Join the Fine Homebuilding community.
© 2019 The Taunton Press, Inc. All rights reserved.
Become a member and get instant access to thousands of videos, how-tos, tool reviews, and design features.
Start your subscription today and save up to 52%