Fireside Hearth & Home Launches Wisconsin’s First Fireplace Facelift Contest

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ — Representatives from Fireside Hearth & Home announced they are launching a “Fireplace Facelift” contest. Fireside Hearth & Home is urging homeowners in Madison and surrounding areas to submit pictures of their fireplaces for a chance to win a complete hearth makeover.

Based on photo entries and applications, one homeowner will be chosen by local Hearth & Home experts as the owner of the fireplace in most need of a makeover. They will win the chance to have a Fireside Hearth & Home expert renovate their fireplace and hearth. The total prize is valued at approximately $5,000. Entries will be accepted beginning February 23, 2007 through March 25, 2007 and a winner will be announced on March 26, 2007.

Homeowners in the Madison surrounding area interested in entering the Fireplace Facelift contest can drop off their entries at the Madison Fireside Hearth & Home retail location located at 6709 Watts Road, Madison, WI 53719. Visitors to the South Central Wisconsin Builders Association (SCWBA) and Madison Area Builders Association (MABA) Home Show can also submit their fireplace photos and applications at the Fireside Hearth & Home booth.

“Fireplaces really become the center of the home for many families,” said Kevin Beardsley, Retail Manager of Fireside Hearth & Home in Madison, WI. “Our job is to show people how a new fireplace and hearth can totally change the atmosphere in a home. The contest is a fantastic way to show just what our experts can do.”

To enter the Fireside Hearth & Home “Fireplace Facelift” contest online and to learn more about the rules visit

About Fireside Hearth & Home: Fireside Hearth & Home is the retail and distribution division of Hearth & Home Technologies, the world’s largest fireplace manufacturer. Fireside Hearth & Home offers more than 50 years of hearth experience, as well as the strongest brands in the industry with Heat & Glo(TM), Heatilator(R) and Quadra-Fire(R). It is America’s #1 destination for fireplaces, stoves, fireplace inserts and hearth accessories. For more information on Fireside Hearth & Home and retail locations, visit