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December 5, 2011

Determine Proper Chimney Height Using The 10-2 Rule

Determine Proper Chimney Height Using The 10-2 Rule The 10-2 Rule is the guideline for determining the amount of chimney required for proper operation and draw of your wood burning fireplace or stove. This guideline is the same for exposed "naked" chimney's as it is for…

November 4, 2011

5 key decisions for designing a Linear Gas Fireplace

5 key decisions for designing a Linear Gas Fireplace   This Linear Gas Fireplace is installed in a Houlihans Restaurant Linear Gas Fireplaces have a wide 4' to 16' viewing area and normally are not very tall 18" to 36". Although, some of our clients want…

November 1, 2011

What is the difference between a fireplace and an insert?

What is the difference between a fireplace and an insert? There is a lot of confusion about the difference between a fireplace and an insert. The actual definitions vary by region, I will explain the main differences between the two categories. Category I - Fireplaces A fireplace…

October 27, 2011

Whole Home Heating

Whole Home Heating Acucraft's whole home heating technology is a great way to  maximize your fireplace and its heating potential! With the use of Remote Ducting and the Water Loop, you can heat both your air and your water with just your fireplace! The two options…

May 25, 2011

Test Fire – Custom Linear Gas Fireplace

Test Fire - Custom Linear Gas Fireplace Acucraft just finished test firing a large custom linear gas fireplace. Prior to shipping all custom gas fireplaces, we burn and test every fireplace. The below fireplace has a huge 120" wide x 24" high viewing area. The customer…

May 24, 2011

Free Shipping Ends May 31st

Free Shipping Ends May 31st Click on the image to Expand to full view   Only 7 days remaining for the free shipping promotion. Place your order now, take delivery when you need your fireplace. Our production schedule for the summer and early fall is filling up fast. With…

May 20, 2011

Before and After Story

Before and After Story The Before and After story is one of our favorites at Acucraft. We had a customer with an outdated, very inefficient fireplace and they wanted to heat there entire home and wanted a unique look. The customer selected our Hearthroom 36…

May 11, 2011

4 Stages of a Fire

4 Stages of a Fire In response to many requests from my last post, the purpose of this post is to discuss the 4 different wood burning stages of fire. We at Acucraft have adopted these standards and this post will differ from the chemical breakdown of…

April 14, 2011

Custom Outdoor Linear Gas Fireplace by Acucraft

Custom Outdoor Linear Gas Fireplace by Acucraft Concept Drawing for Custom Gas Outside Fireplace - drawn by Good Fulton and Farrell Architects Fireplace being manufactured Custom Decorative Flue and Cap Enclosure Completed Outside Fireplace Welcome to Acucraft Fireplaces' First Blog Post. We love working on…