Fireplace facing

What are the requirements for the materials of the facing of a wood burning and gas fireplace.

One home I recently did just had drywall up to the firebox/glass doors

Nice reflection of myself!!!

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Most gas fireplaces are low clearance fireplaces and the drywall outside the firebox is not an issue.

Wood fireplaces are a whole different situation…

David, where do you get all your great illustrations?

I have a massive collection of images from over the years.

Do you have any of the Mr Fix it illustrations?

No, David…would you care to share?

Dave, I was hoping you had the MR Fix It and would share with me.

I have been wanting those for a few years. There are some good ones.

I’m close to biting the bullet and buying those to merge with my software (over 1100 drawings). I keep holding out for a deal though. Maybe I’ll splurge for an end of year tax deduction :wink: