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Your Comprehensive Guide to Masonry vs Prefab Fireplace

Usually you can tell at a glance whether a fireplace is masonry or prefab. While traditionalists prefer the aged look of a masonry fireplace, not every house is blessed with one. That’s when a prefabricated fireplace may be the best solution. Both can add that wonderful fire element to your home, and each has its advantages and disadvantages. Continue reading


Celebrate the Fourth of July with Patriotic Holiday Dishes

On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress ratified the wording of the Declaration of Independence. But it took almost a century for the accompanying celebrations to catch on. It wasn’t until 1870 that Congress included the Fourth of July in a list of proposed national holidays. Christmas was on the same list! Continue reading

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Range Hood: Upgrade Your Kitchen

On the one hand, a range hood is a very utilitarian appliance. A fan inside a canopy perches above your stove, removing odors, heat, gasses and steam from your home and releasing them outside. On the other hand, a cast stone range hood adds beauty and sophistication to your kitchen.

At Old World Stoneworks, we embrace both the form and the function of range hoods. Let’s look at a few of the benefits and the beauty this major kitchen upgrade can bring to your abode. Continue reading