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  1. K

    What am I?

    So we are in the process of renovating our open hearth area, and we have this opening? (A vent? Maybe?) We’re not sure what the purpose of it would be, and whether it’s wise to just seal it and proceed with overlaying stone on top. We are installing an insert as soon as it’s delivered.
  2. morganp107

    Best solution for a open sided fireplace

    Hi Folks, I recently purchased a new home with a fireplace. I'd like to install either a freestanding woodstove in it, or an insert, but I am not quite sure which solution is best. I'd be using this as supplemental heat for our main living area. The fireplace itself is a bit unique, with one...