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by / on February 17, 2012 at 3:55 pm / in Gas, Electric and Wood Fireplaces

Fireplace Installation

Every fireplace installation is different, but  the most basic installation is done on an exterior, blank wall. There are several steps involved including framing, sheetrocking, building a platform, and of course venting, assembling and installing the unit. Some clients choose to have their contractor complete the framing and finishing work, but it is important to have a certified installer install […]

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by / on December 30, 2011 at 9:43 pm / in Gas, Electric and Wood Fireplaces

Safety Tips for Wood Burning Fireplaces

When dealing with fire you can never be too safe. Here are a few tips on how to safely enjoy the warmth of a wood burning fireplace: — Don’t use too much paper to build a fire. — Never burn charcoal indoors; it can give off lethal amounts of carbon monoxide. — Keep flammable materials away from the mantle. — Before you […]

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by / on December 2, 2011 at 3:40 pm / in Outdoor Kitchens

Fireplace Maintenance: Prepare for Winter

The colder weather and upcoming holidays have many homeowners scrambling to have their fireplaces ready. We’ve been getting many maintenance requests daily. Here are a few steps you can take to prep your fireplace for the winter: Wood Fireplaces Both masonry and factory-built wood burning fireplaces should be swept annually. Check the refractory panels to make sure they are in […]

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by / on November 12, 2011 at 7:14 pm / in Uncategorized

Child-proof Your Fire

When families visit the showroom looking to purchase a fireplace, their number one concern is the safety of their children. The average gas fireplace pushes out 30,000 BTUs and can make the surface of the unit, especially the glass extremely hot.  Here are a few things you can do to keep your kids safe around your new fireplace. 1. Take the […]

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by / on September 1, 2011 at 7:24 pm / in Uncategorized

How to Install an Electric Fireplace

Many customers who visit the showroom come to check out our electric fireplaces. We have several on display, including units from Napoleon, Modern Flames, Yosemite, Dimplex and Fireplace X. “Do you install them?” Is a frequent question. Customers are surprised to find out they can do this by themselves. Take a look at this short video to learn how to […]

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by / on July 22, 2011 at 2:14 pm / in Uncategorized

Happy Friday!

This is NYC Fireplaces & Outdoor Kitchens first blog post! We’d like to introduce some of the brands and products we offer. Check out some of the videos below to learn how to add value, ambiance, and warmth to any home. To view our showroom take a look at our photos or visit our website. Firemagic: The Ultimate barbeque! Heatilator […]

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