FAQ

How to install a fireback above a stove?

How to mount a fireback as backsplash

An antique fireback as a backsplash instantly gives character to a kitchen. However many people do not look forward to safely install a heavy fireback above their stove. Unnecessary as there are several ways to safely mount a fireback. We describe them here. However it is important that the best option for you is agreed with the contractor who installs the fireback. This person should ensure that the fireback is safely mounted.

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What is the purpose of andirons or firedogs?

What is the purpose of andirons or firedogs?

What is the purpose of andirons or firedogs? It is possible to build a fireplace fire on the hearth floor of the fireplace. This fire, though, will not burn as well and long because a fire needs a great deal of air. An open fireplace needs 250 – 350 m3 of air per hour. That is why andirons or firedogs are needed.

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10 tips to improve the draw of the open fireplace

Antique Arts and Crafts fire basket by https://www.firebacks.net

10 tips to improve the draw of the open fireplace. Many people experience problems with the draw of the open fireplace, even when the fireplace is newly constructed. Here you can find a number of tips in order to improve the draw, starting with the least drastic measures and ending with the most drastic measures.

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How do I attach a fireback?

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How to attach a fireback in the fireplace. It is undesirable for a fireback to be able to fall over. First for the safety of you and your housemates, and cast iron can also break if it falls. It is therefore advisable to secure a fireback against falling with a few attachment brackets.

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Which size of fireback fits in my open fireplace?

19th century fireback in Museum Voorlinden, The Hague

Which size of fireback fits in my open fireplace? In the search for a fireback, it is very important that the size of the fireback is appropriate. How big a fireback should be depends on a number of things described in this blog.

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