Brick Veneer Insulation, Firebox Masonry Stoves and Growing Sassafras Trees

MOTHER's experts offer advice on brick veneer and energy costs; using a fireplace insert as the firebox for a masonry stove; and saving the red sassafras tree in Indiana.

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Brick veneer will likely not increase your home's energy efficiency. We have the scoop on better options.
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