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Q&A: How to paint a brick fireplace?

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Question: I have hated my brick fireplace since day one of living in my otherwise-fabulous home. I have considered removing the brick altogether and creating a brand-new one [...]

Design Ideas for Obsolete Fireplaces

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A proposal to limit fireplace use became reality a while back as the South Coast Air Quality Management District board voted unanimously “to impose hefty fines on [...]

Fireplaces, SoCal style

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As the deep of winter descends here in Southern California (it’s what today? 70 degrees?), I thought I’d share some distinctly SoCal fireplaces I’ve had the [...]

Tuning up ‘The Tiny’

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Even though Roger Beckman had dated Ann Baber for more than a decade, he didn’t discover her hidden talents until she started remodeling her 1970s Culver City condo. Her [...]