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North Star Fireback

Fireback Backsplash

A Fireback's natural protective, reflective and decorative features are just at home behind a kitchen range, as they are as the focal point of the home's hearth.

A fireback can be simply glued to the wallboard behind a range using a flexible construction adhesive. This method is featured in an episode of This Old House which can be viewed at:

This Old House Fireback Backsplash Episode

This Old House Fireback Backsplash Text Summary

For use as a backsplash a fireback can also be drilled and strapping attached to the back of the fireback with screws attaching the exposed section of the strapping passing through the wallboard to studs. A Fireback can also be drilled and directly screwed to studs behind the wallboard. A Fireback can be leaned against the wall with a spacer behind it on the bottom to insure proper balance is maintained.

It is suggested that a Fireback used as a back splash be given a light sanding followed by a coat of High Temperature stove paint. For a more attractive and durable finish we recommend a powder coated fireback be used as a backsplash. The Tall Oak Fireback, the Stiegel Stove Plate, the Sunrise Rooster Fireback, and the Large Oak Fireback are available with a black or bronze powder coating. Any of our other firebacks can also be given a black or bronze powder coating by special order.

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