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Must-Have Fireplace Accessories

Must-Have Fireplace Accessories

by Home Fire Stove on December 20, 2017
A fireplace is a necessity for many homeowners in Oregon, but you’ll also need quite a few must-have accessories to go with it. Read on to learn more about what you’ll need to make your fireplace safe and keep it clean and running efficiently.
  • Screens – A fireplace screen is necessary for a wood-burning fireplace. It helps prevent ash from escaping the area, which could easily spark a fire if it landed on flooring like wood or carpet. Anyone with children will also want a screen to keep them away from the fire.
  • Glass Doors – An alternative to screens, glass doors can make your fireplace airtight and are available in a variety of styles. Heat-resistant tempered glass is recommended for masonry or fireplaces that are prefabricated. For a wood stove or a fireplace insert, try ceramic glass.
  • Tools of the Trade – Luckily a set of basic fireplace tools doesn’t have to break your budget. Choose a metal shovel, a poker, a broom, and tongs. These also come in a variety of styles, with much fancier versions costing a pretty penny.
  • Firewood Storage – You’ll need a place to store your firewood. You can keep it outside you want, but a built-in storage niche is charming and convenient. If that’s not practical, there are plenty of fashionable and functional firewood racks that can be used either indoors or out.
  • Mantles – If you’re looking for some extra display space a mantle is a great way to frame your fireplace. It also gives you a place to hang your stockings during the holidays and show off your accomplishments.
  • Ashcans – You’ll want to clean out the ash each time before you start a fire, and an ashcan is a convenient and clean way of doing so. You can take the can outside to empty it into the garbage.

For all your indoor and outdoor fireplace needs including inserts, stoves, and hearths, visit Home Fire Stove and Grill City in Salem. Give us a call at 503-364-6339 for more information.

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