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How to Remove Squirrel in the Fireplace

Squirrels in chimney and fireplace

Do you have a squirrel in the fireplace?  Hear a squirrel in your chimney?  Step by step, here’s how to get the squirrel out and keep both your home and the squirrel safe.   How to Get the Squirrel in

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The FireplaceMall Guide to Firewood

The wood you burn in your fireplace has the most significant effect on how well your fire burns. In particular, how well seasoned, or dry, firewood is will determine how easy your fire lights, how hot it burns, and how

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First Fire of the Season

Warm toes by the First Fire of the Season

That first cool evening or chilly day is often celebrated with the first fire of the season.  The inaugural lighting of the fireplace, wood stove, or even wood-burning furnace is a definite marker of the seasonal change. Tips for the

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Gardening Uses for Fireplace Ashes

Garden Uses for Fireplace Ashes

Ashes from your fireplace are a wonderful, natural resource for gardens.  They can enrich your compost pile, repel slugs and snails, amend the soil for alkaline-loving flowers and vegetables, and even change the color of hydrangeas. Tips Keep fireplace ashes

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