Fireplaces

period homes buying guides

A Buying Guide to gas and wood fireplaces for period-style homes, including fireplace salvage, new fireplace installation and fireplace restoration. 

SEE ALSO: Mantels | Tile | Fireplace Accessories | Chimney Fans | Chimney Pots | Chimney Restoration

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Timberlane Endurian

Timberlane, Inc.

Custom manufacturer of handcrafted custom exterior shutters: maintenance-free Endurian, Premium Wood, Advantage & Fundamentals lines; western red cedar & Honduras mahogany; selection of period-accurate exterior shutter hardware; historically accurate standard designs.

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cast bronze table base - 2

Historical Arts & Casting, Inc.

Designer & custom fabricator of ornamental metalwork: benches, columns, balustrades, lighting, gazebos, fencing, grilles, doors, windows, skylights, finials & more; cast iron, bronze, aluminum & wrought iron/steel; many styles; restoration services.

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Forshaw of St Louis

Forshaw of St. Louis, Inc.

Custom fabricator of mantels: cast stone & plaster; pine, oak, poplar, cherry & other hardwoods; precast mantels for 33-, 36-, 42- & 43-in. openings; wood mantels fit any size fireplace; stone mantels fit 36- to 42-in. fireplaces.

cast bronze table base - 2

Historical Arts & Casting, Inc.

Designer & custom fabricator of ornamental metalwork: benches, columns, balustrades, lighting, gazebos, fencing, grilles, doors, windows, skylights, finials & more; cast iron, bronze, aluminum & wrought iron/steel; many styles; restoration services.