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Debbie Lusk

Working on adding a mantle to our newer home as it never had one. Nice photos but I do love the second one the most! A little Doc Martin/Louisa decor in there… Cornwall ish to be exact! Our contractor is making a mantle from moulding and woods found in the mid west and hoping to just put a clear coat on it. Will match a cabinet we have along with a made locally coffee table and shelves as well. So, thanks for the ideas here!

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dkh0407
I have a run ford fireplace which consists of a maze style with rocks to get heated so the heat does not go straight up & out. Does anyone know if that style can be cleaned?
   
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kelly hallman design
bonnie - great article! a friend that's a new homeowner, just last night asked me if they should have their chimney swept in their 60+ year old home. i sent them your timely article after it caught my eye.
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