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Ellicott City Fireplace Repair Service

September 8, 2017

Whether you’re looking to update your fireplace or repair a chimney that’s seen better days, getting professional help is vital. Your fireplace and chimney need to be structurally sound and in good shape. It might not seem important, but having repairs done when problems arise helps to prevent fires and damage to your home or […]

How to Clean Your Fire Pit

August 31, 2017

It takes no time at all to realize your attractive patio fire pit—so warm and welcoming—also gets dirty quick. Which means you will eventually have to clean your fire pit. Fire pits are so welcoming, so lovely, so romantic. And yet, they are like contained industrial furnaces that certainly do not click with the modern […]

Should I Build an Outdoor Fire-pit or Fireplace?

July 13, 2017

Adding a fire-pit or fireplace to your outdoor space can provide hours of enjoyment during the spring, summer, and fall months. By adding a heat source to your patio, you can extend the amount of time you can enjoy it every year. But how do you decide whether a fire-pit, or fireplace, is the best […]

Maryland Custom Stonework Contractor

June 16, 2017

Looking to add a new outdoor kitchen or patio? Maybe you want to remodel your family room and your fireplace is starting to look dated? Hiring a Maryland custom stonework contractor is a great way to add a stunning improvement to your home while increasing overall resale value. If you’re considering whether or not to […]

Outdoor Fireplace Maintenance

April 7, 2017

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 […]

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 […]

Patio Fireplace Accessories

March 3, 2017

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 […]

3 Ideas for a Functional Outdoor Fireplace

July 29, 2015

We know, it’s summer and it’s hot! But fall is not that far away and, honestly, summer nights have been a bit chilly this year. What we are getting at is that it’s time to think about adding an outdoor fireplace to your outdoor entertainment area. Our Maryland fireplace experts have already built quite a […]