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Cracks in Fireplace Bricks

August 4, 2017

Have you noticed if your fireplace has developed a crack or two in some of its bricks? This damage is something you need to address promptly in order to protect your home from the potential fire hazard these cracks cause. Here’s what it will take to repair the cracks in your fireplace, and why it’s […]

Maryland Fireplace Installation

July 7, 2017

In the heat of the summer most people aren’t thinking about having a fireplace installed in their home, but fall follows summer. In Maryland it can sometimes fell like it comes literally overnight! If you are planning on having a fireplace installed in your home, summer is a great time to get started! There are several […]

Why Should I Build a Fireplace in the Off-Season?

May 26, 2017

The sun is shining, the air is warm, your windows are open and there is a perfect breeze coming in. Who has time to think about adding a fireplace to their home when the weather is perfect now, right? Wrong! Spring and summer can be the best time for you to have a fireplace installed […]

Memorial Day Grilling Event

May 8, 2017

Don’t miss out on this year’s Memorial Day Grilling Event at Fireside Stone and Patio! Fireside’s Memorial Day Grilling Event will run through May 30th and offer amazing deals on some of the world’s best outdoor grills, smokers, islands, and more. Summer is almost here! It’s time to take your outdoor cooking to the next […]

What to do With a Fireplace in the Spring

March 31, 2017

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

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 […]

What Types of Wood are Best for Fireplaces?

January 11, 2017

If you own a wood burning fireplace you’ve probably heard different answers to the question of what types of wood are best for fireplaces. Some people will tell you hardwoods, others may say softwood. The answer isn’t as cut-and-dry as you may think. So, here are the types of wood that are best for fireplaces. […]

Get to Know Fireside Stone and Patio

December 7, 2016

Since 1976, Fireside Stone and Patio has provided Maryland with beautiful fireplaces that keep your family warm. Whether you are looking for an alternative to high-cost home heating bills or just a place to relax inside or out, we have the solution for you. Our family business specializes in top quality indoor and outdoor: Fireplaces […]

7 Gas Log Questions to Ask

November 4, 2016

Depending on your home heating wants and needs, gas logs may be an option that you have heard or considered.  Gas logs offer a unique heating option that you can choose for aesthetics, cost, or even efficiency.  Because gas logs are so unique and offer a much different option that the traditional fireplace or stove […]

Fireplace Safety Tips

October 26, 2016

Having a fireplace is quite a luxury, especially during the cold months of Winter. Not only does it add beauty to your home, but it’s also a great way to efficiently heat your home and save on energy costs. Fireplaces are relatively low maintenance, but it is important to understand the risks associated with operating […]