12 fireplace hearth ideas – striking looks for your surround
From materials to decorative details, the most striking fireplace hearth ideas will add tons of design interest to your space.
How to open up a fireplace
Want to know how to open up a fireplace? If, like many renovators, you've been lucky enough to uncover an original fireplace in the process of working on your home, you'll need our tops tips to reopen it successfully
By Natasha Brinsmead •
The best electric fires: wall-mounted and freestanding
Whether you want one for the nostalgic feel without the faff, or for peace of mind; the best electric fire is an increasingly sought-after solution for warmth and ambience at home
By Carys Lowry-Carter •