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December 31, 2018

Not all Wood Fireplaces are Created Equal

Not all Wood Fireplaces are Created Equal Talking with customers looking to replace a fireplace, we commonly hear stories like, “We purchased a wood burning fireplace to save money on heating, but it seems to suck all the heated air out of the house.” Many…

December 27, 2018

Happy [Burning] New Year & Holiday Hours

When the Weather Outside is Frightful... [Makes for more Happy Burning inside with your Acucraft fireplace.] Let it snow. Let it snow. Let is snow. Have a Happy [Burning] New Year from all of us at Acucraft! Holiday Hours Monday, New Year's Day Eve: 8AM-5PM…

December 24, 2018

Acucraft Custom Outdoor See Through Gas Fireplace Warms Starbucks Customers in Blaine, WA

Acucraft loves working one-on-one with our customers to make their fireplace dreams come true! Equal to this is hearing how our customers are enjoying their fireplaces. Acucraft Custom Outdoor See Through Gas Fireplace Warms Starbucks Customers in Blaine, WA The seaside town of Blaine, WA…

December 20, 2018

Christmas Greetings and Holiday Hours

Wishing You and Your Family a Merry Christmas from All of Us at Acucraft! [and a cozy season around your Acucraft fireplace!] P.S. Remember to open the fireplace doors for Santa! Holiday Hours Monday, Christmas Eve: 8AM-5PM CST Tuesday, Christmas Day: Closed Wednesday-Friday: 8AM-5PM CST Monday,…

December 11, 2018

Acucraft See Through Wood Fireplace Draws Inspiration from an 1800s Mining Cabin

At Acucraft, we love hearing back from our customers and receiving photos of their finished fireplaces. Old 1800s Mining Cabin This week we received photos from Ed, an Acucraft customer who recently built a home in the historic mining area of Silver Cliff, Colorado. The…

December 4, 2018

Acucraft See Through Wood Fireplaces and Indoor Outdoor Fireplaces

Acucraft See Through Wood Fireplaces and Indoor Outdoor Fireplaces Break through winter's dark and cold with the warmth of an Acucraft fireplace. A wood burning fireplace is perfect for staying warm on wind-howling winter evenings, lounging around on Sunday afternoons, or creating conversation around at…

November 27, 2018

Wood Fireplace Care Tips

Wood Fireplace Care Tips How to Keep Your Wood Burning Fireplace Performing to its Potential “It’s cold up here in Minnesota!” says Acucraft Owner Chris Maxson. That’s why Acucraft Fireplace Systems, based in Big Lake, Minnesota, has been manufacturing and perfecting wood fireplaces for over…

November 20, 2018

Safety-Certified Custom Gas Fireplace

Founded in 1872, the Bell Museum of Natural History was established to showcase Minnesota's diverse animal and plant life for others to learn about and enjoy. After nearly a century at the previous Minneapolis location, the Bell Museum of Natural History opened their doors in July,…

November 8, 2018

Join Acucraft at AIA MN: Bring Your Fire Designs to Life

Join Acucraft at AIA MN Acucraft is world renown for engineering and handcrafting one-of-a-kind custom fireplace systems with the tallest, safest, most beautiful flames on the market for over 39 years. Minneapolis, Minnesota is hosting the AIA MN Conference of Architecture November 13-16, 2018. If…

November 5, 2018

Introducing The Acucraft Peninsula Certified Gas Fireplace Series

Enjoy stunning three-sided views of the tallest, fullest, safest and most beautiful flames on the market—with glass-on-glass or open flame without glass! Introducing the Acucraft Peninsula-Series of Certified Gas Fireplaces These 3 sided glass-on-glass or open flame gas fireplaces are available in six viewing widths ranging…

October 30, 2018

Acucraft Gas Fireplace Glass Options

When it comes to Custom Gas Fireplaces, there are many options to consider. Starting with the flame itself. You’ll want a tall, safe and beautiful flame, right? Acucraft Produces the Tallest and Safest Flames on the Market—Guaranteed! Acucraft design engineers have created a custom burner…

October 23, 2018

Whole Home Heating with Acucraft Wood Burning Fireplaces

Whole Home Heating with Acucraft Wood Fireplaces Imagine having the option of drastically reducing OR eliminating your gas or electric heating bills this season. Imagine having supplemental heat to use at your discretion. Imagine having even temperatures throughout your home without cold spots. An Acucraft high…

October 16, 2018

Anthony’s Chophouse: Custom Linear See-Through Gas Fireplace

Acucraft Custom Linear See Through Gas Fireplace Anthony’s Chophouse recently opened in downtown Carmel, Indiana. The chef-inspired menu combines unique steakhouse cuisine with a modern fine-dining decor. A custom linear see-through gas-burning fireplace with a 120"W x 24"H viewing area handcrafted by Acucraft Fireplace Systems separates…

October 9, 2018

Acucraft 3rd-Party Safety Certified Fireplaces

Acucraft 3rd-Party Certified Fireplaces Performance and Safety Tested to Assure Your Peace of Mind for a Lifetime of Happy Burning “The quality, performance and safety of your gas fireplace is important to us,” says Acucraft Owner Chris Maxson. “That’s why Acucraft became the first fireplace…

October 2, 2018

How to Design Your Dream Wood-Burning Fireplace

Design Considerations for Your Dream Wood Fireplace Dreaming about a new wood-burning fireplace for your home or cabin? Whether you’re looking for a traditional and rustic or modern and contemporary wood-burning fireplace to warm up your home or cabin, Acucraft Fireplace Advisor Mike Hannan shares…

September 27, 2018

Idea to Done: Acucraft Custom Indoor Open Flame Gas Fire Pit

“Fire is our passion!” says Acucraft Owner Chris Maxson. “What stokes our fire even more, is when customers tell us we’ve made their fireplace dream come true.” Custom Indoor Gas Fireplace Dream  Last year Acucraft Fireplace Advisor Mark Kennedy received a call from Bill who…

September 25, 2018

Last Chance to Save Up to 10%

Act by Friday, September 28, 2018 to lock in your BEST PRICE! Since 1979, Acucraft has been designing and manufacturing the highest quality and safest fireplaces in the world. Every fireplace is crafted with top-of-the-line materials and components, and we stand behind  every fireplace with a Lifetime…

September 19, 2018

Acucraft Offers the Highest Quality Gas Fireplaces on the Market

For over 35 years we have been designing, building and manufacturing fireplaces. One of the reasons Acucraft has been successful in the fireplace industry is by using only the best, highest-quality materials available for each and every one of our gas, wood and outdoor fire…

September 11, 2018

The Hearthroom 36 Series – Acucraft’s Most Popular Wood Burning Fireplace

Dancing yellow flames, crackling logs and the earthy smell of a wood burning fireplace - what's not to love? Fall is fast approaching and that means wood burning season! We have been designing and manufacturing the highest quality, most unique and beautiful wood fireplaces for…

September 10, 2018

Acucraft Welcomes New Director of Operations

Since 1979, Acucraft Fireplaces has been creating one-of-a-kind fire features custom designed to fit within any commercial or residential space. Be it through a stunning see through fireplace or a cozy outdoor gas fire pit, Acucraft Fireplaces provides their customers with innovative products that transform…

September 4, 2018

Acucraft Custom Outdoor See-Through Gas Fireplace | Starbucks Grand Opening in Blaine, WA

  From Salted Caramel Mocha Frappuccinos to Pumpkin Spice Lattes and even the highly sought after "Pink Drink," we've all visited Starbucks at one point in time to enjoy our favorite cup of joe, and maybe even be tempted by a bakery treat. So when…

August 28, 2018

Acucraft Panoramic Gas Fireplace Featured in HBO’s Westworld

HBO's hit series Westworld has quickly become one of the network's most watched original TV shows. With settings varying from a wild-west desert, technologically advanced laboratories to romantic, comfortable lounges and apartments; each one specifically designed to engage the audience. So when watching Season 2,…

August 21, 2018

Custom Wood Fireplaces by Acucraft

Looking for something truly unique and one-of-a-kind? Work one-on-one with our Fireplace Experts to design a custom wood firebox ideal for your space. Customize your firebox and firebox doors: from size, to style, to accessories and options to further enhance your new fireplace. Don’t be…

August 16, 2018

Acucraft Custom Unique Wood Fireplace – A Customer’s Journey

The Project Details Custom Wood Fireplace - Sycamore Winery, West Terre Haute, IN Keymark Construction contacted Acucraft seeking a custom wood firebox for their client, the Sycamore Winery in West Terre Haute, IN. Sycamore Winery wanted to create a romantic atmosphere for their new event…

August 8, 2018

Doran Construction at The Reserve at Arbor Lakes – Custom Fireplace Design

The Doran Construction company is an award-winning construction company based in Bloomington, MN. When they were awarded a 257-unit residential development project in Maple Grove, MN called The Reserve at Arbor Lakes, they knew there needed to be an exciting focal point. Doran and award-winning…

August 6, 2018

Custom Outdoor Fireplaces

Custom Outdoor Fireplaces Are you looking for something to make your outdoor space special? You can create a truly unique outdoor gathering area for your friends, family, and guests that they will naturally be drawn to with a custom outdoor fireplace! Because your fireplace is…

July 25, 2018

Signature Series: Acucraft’s Most Versatile Fireplace Series

The Signature Series is a linear gas fireplace that is the first fireplace with the option of glass that can be added or removed. This fireplace series comes in many sizes and styles and has more to offer than meets the eye. Learn more about…

July 17, 2018

Popular Fireplace Options & Accessories

Whether you desire a wood or gas fireplace, a standard product or a custom build, Acucraft has popular customization options for you to make it your own. If you have a wood fireplace and are seeking a unique finish and handles, modern or classic media…

July 13, 2018

Gas Product Catalog – What’s Inside

The Gas Product Catalog is a new, cutting-edge way to present all tested and certified products to you.  Use this catalog as an inspirational guide or utilize blueprints to plan your space. From Architects, Designers, and Discerned Homeowners; this catalog has something for everyone! The…

June 26, 2018

Custom Wood Fireplaces – Get Inspired!

Those looking for a wood fireplace for their home are all seeking something unique: some desire heat, others wish for ambiance, and some are longing for something more. Wood fireplaces by Acucraft can be designed to give you what you seek. Acucraft custom wood fireplaces…

June 19, 2018

Acucraft’s Entire Wood Selection in One Place – Wood Burning Fireplace Catalog

Since 1979, Acucraft has been your wood burning experts and premier wood fireplace manufacturer. Acucraft released the Wood Burning Fireplace Catalog in February, 2018, showcasing custom and multi-sided wood fireplaces. This all-encompassing catalog includes all Acucraft’s popular fireplaces complete with specifications, photos, and customization options.…

June 15, 2018

The Signature Series

Signature Series MODERN GAS FIREPLACE DESIGN The Signature Series is built for simple installation and made for customization, making it ideal for residential properties. Homeowners will love the flexibility and options these fireplaces offer. Signature Series 6' Single-Sided Sealed with Glass SEALED WITH GLASS •…

June 7, 2018

Modern 4-Sided Gas Fireplace – Infinity6 Dual

Executive Affiliates, Inc. came to us while working on the Prairie Winds Apartment project. Prairie Winds of St. Charles, a rental community, was designed and built to be the new premier apartment complex in Illinois. Prairie Winds offers 1, 2, and 3-bedroom apartments with high-end…

May 31, 2018

Ultimate Outdoors – 103′ Burner Landscaping Project

Outdoor Burners Landscaping Project Kingswood Custom Homes is an award-winning luxury custom home builder located in both Charlotte, NC and Kiawah Island, SC. They take pride in creating custom homes built for each specific client. When Kingswood came to us seeking a unique outdoor fire…

May 25, 2018

Oval Fireplace: Commercial Designs by Acucraft

The Project Marriott International, Inc. recently celebrated the groundbreaking of its first-ever hotel to contain three of its brands in a single building. This growing trend of combining brands is popular because of all the benefits available to consumers. Companies are moving toward keeping consumers…

May 18, 2018

Blaze Commercial Series: Perfect For Any Space

Commercial-Grade Linear Gas Fireplace Series The Blaze Commercial Series of fireplaces are the perfect match or any space or project. The classic linear design is unobtrusive and is crafted to look natural and inviting. With size options ranging from a suitable 6 feet wide to…

May 9, 2018

Blaze Commercial Linear Fireplace: A Customer’s Journey

Blaze Linear Commercial Linear Fireplace: A Customer's Journey The Project The Kansas City Star Casino is the premier casino in Kansas. "Located just south of Wichita in Sumner County, the Kansas Star Casino offers over 1,770 slot machines, over 50 table games, an 8-table poker…

May 2, 2018

Luxury Office Tower Featuring Acucraft

Madison Centre A brand-new high-rise tower at Fifth Avenue and Marion Street, the Madison Centre, is receiving it’s finishing touches. The tower was originally planned during the 2000’s but was ebbed by the recession. It was recently brought back to life by Architects Schnitzer West…

April 27, 2018

Now Trending: Wood Storage

Wood storage is not only convenient, it can also double as a work of art. This new trend of storing wood indoors can be paired with wood and gas fireplaces. You have many options when it comes to indoor wood storage including: custom-designed and built…

April 17, 2018

Google’s Newest Headquarters with Circular Fireplace by Acucraft

New Google Headquarters You don’t need to search the internet to know what Google is. The newest headquarters, recently opened in Boulder, CO, employs over 800 people and intends to expand to include 330,000 square feet. By employing some of the most brilliant minds, Google…

April 5, 2018

Heat Up Your Outdoor Space!

Fire outside can change everything. For centuries, we have been gathering with friends and family outside around fire. But what if you want to bring your outdoor game to the next level? Or just create the ideal oasis for yourself and your family? An outdoor…

March 29, 2018

Acucraft’s Certified Gas Fireplace Line

Acucraft's Certified Gas Fireplace Line Experience the Acucraft Difference with a BLAZE6, CIRCULAR4 or INFINITY certified gas fireplace, ready for any residential or commercial space. We don't have a showroom or "off-the-shelf" products; each fireplace is made specifically for You and Your space, customized the way…

March 22, 2018

A Glimpse Into Acucraft: The Shop Floor

At Acucraft, there is always something interesting being designed, crafted, and built. Today we took to the shop floor to see what projects were being worked on at the different stations. Starbucks Custom Gas Fireplace This massive Custom Gas Outdoor See-Through Fireplace is currently being…

March 8, 2018

A Fireplace Can Increase Your Home’s Value

According to Zillow.com, homes that are listed from April - May are sold nine days quicker and for nearly 1% more than the average listing. That prime selling time is quickly approaching. If you are getting ready to sell your current home, a fireplace can…

March 1, 2018

The Bachelor Winter Games: Featuring Acucraft’s Largest Wood Burning Fireplace

This year, the popular ABC series The Bachelor ran a four-episode spin-off of the show that ran in conjunction with the Winter Olympics. “The Bachelor Winter Games” is an international couple competition that had the perfect setting: a snowy Vermont ski resort called the Hermitage…

February 22, 2018

Reigniting the Past: Custom Wood Fireplace Customer Journey

Kim grew up in the Midwest burning wood in her wood fireplace during the cold seasons to keep warm. If you grew up burning wood, you probably had a similar experience to Kim. Smelling the charring wood, the unbelievable warmth you get from a wood…

February 16, 2018

Ultimate High-Tech Fireplaces

High-Tech Fireplace Series The High Technology Series includes four fireplace models: the Z-MAX (HT), Chalet (HT), Chalet (HT) See Through, and the Great Room (HT). These are our legacy products and were built to give you the ultimate wood burning experience.  Air within your home…

February 8, 2018

Outdoor Fire Features by Acucraft

Your outside space, if done correctly, can become an extension of your living space. By bringing comfortable seating, coffee tables and even kitchens to the patio, you can increase the visual appeal and monetary value of your home. Not only that, you will be providing…

February 1, 2018

Indoor Outdoor Wood Fireplace Advantages

Have you been dreaming of a wood fireplace? Are you thinking of getting an outdoor wood fireplace for enjoying a BBQ on the patio with some real fire? Maybe you’re looking for the ambiance of an indoor wood fireplace to relax and read a book…

January 26, 2018

Commercial Custom Gas Fireplace – Kimpton Hotel Palomar

The commercial custom gas fireplace we helped design, and manufactured for The Kimpton Hotel Palomar is a perfect example of our number one core value, “We Find Yes.” Mark Melzer of Melzer, Deckert + Ruder, Architects, Inc. came to us in Spring 2016 looking for…