Fireside Blog

Selecting a Grill for your Patio

April 13, 2017
Grills, Outdoor Kitchens

In the market for a new grill to use on your patio or deck? There are a lot of options available to you so be sure you take some time and figure out exactly what type of grill you’re looking for before heading out to find one. In fact, here are some of the most […]

Outdoor Fireplace Maintenance

April 7, 2017
Outdoor Fireplace, Stonework

With spring in full-bloom, home-owners are starting the transition from using their indoor fireplaces to using an outdoor fireplace. Before you make the transition yourself, here are some tips to maintaining your outdoor fireplace and getting it ready for the outdoor seasons. Foundation Issues Your outdoor fireplace is placed on a foundation which itself rests […]

What to do With a Fireplace in the Spring

March 31, 2017
Fireplace

Now that spring has finally arrived, it’s time to start thinking about what you’ll be doing with your fireplace during the off-season. Most home-owners will simply leave the fireplace as-is and not bat another eye. Others of us prefer to do a little something extra with our fireplace at the end of the burning season. […]

Wood, Gas, or Electric Fireplace?

March 24, 2017
Fireplace, Outdoor Fireplace

Everyone has an opinion as to which type of fireplace is best. The truth of the matter is that some types of fireplaces are better suited than others for certain situations, but no one type of fireplace is without a shadow of a doubt the best option for all situations. For this reason, we’ve assembled […]

How Close can a Tree be to my Patio?

March 15, 2017
Patios

If you’re looking to have a patio built in your backyard, you should consider what is underneath your yard’s surface before breaking earth. Stone patios are affected by the earth on which they lay much more than a raised deck simply because more surface area is in contact with the ground. This means it’s extremely […]

Why is Creosote Dangerous?

March 9, 2017
Chimney Services

09If you own a fireplace, you’ve probably heard of creosote. Most people know creosote is the stuff that clogs up a chimney, but not much more beyond this simple understanding. Creosote is a dangerous substance, but exactly why is it dangerous? We will dive a little deeper into explaining what creosote is, why it is […]

Patio Fireplace Accessories

March 3, 2017
Outdoor Fireplace

Did you recently have a patio fireplace installed and are looking for some unique ways to deck it out? Here at Fireside Stone and Patio we’ve quite literally seen it all when it comes to full decked-out patios. So, we figured we’d share some of the most common patio fireplace accessories to help you in […]

Will a Patio Increase my Property Value?

February 22, 2017
Patios, Stonework

If you know that you will eventually try to re-sell your home at some point, it’s important to consider how each add-on you build will eventually affect the property value of your home. If you’d like to add an outdoor space, one such entertainment area could be a patio—but will a patio increase your property […]

How Often Should I Get my Chimney Swept?

February 17, 2017
Chimney Services

A chimney sweeping service is a crucial aspect to the health of your chimney. By keeping up with your yearly chimney maintenance, you can extend the life of your chimney, as well as prevent any major damage due to a dangerous or malfunctioning chimney. So, how often should I get my chimney swept? The answer […]

Spring Fireplace Checklist

February 9, 2017
Chimney Services

The ideal time to have your yearly fireplace maintenance preformed is at the end of the burning season. Be sure you don’t miss any important spring fireplace maintenance items by following this spring fireplace checklist. Chimney Sweep Spring is the best time of year to schedule a chimney sweep and there’s no reason not to […]

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