New Hours Effective March 15, 2021
Monday – Saturday 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. & Sunday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

New Hours Effective 3/15/21
Monday – Saturday 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

gas fireplace with ceramic logsClarks, The Place for Fireplaces in Ellicott City!

Ellicott City & Columbia’s Fireplace Experts

Clarks Ace Hardware has been in business for over 175 years thanks to a strong family work ethic, total commitment to customer service, the community they serve, and the capacity to react swiftly to changes in the hardware industry. Our team ensures the store is always stocked with the quality products you need.

Our fireplace experts offer a wide range of quality fireplace and heating solutions in Ellicott City and Columbia to include:

The Classic: Wood-Burning Fireplaces

Wood-burning fireplaces provide an unrivaled natural scent, sound, and atmosphere. The soothing crackle of the logs, the dancing flames, and the aroma of burning wood quickly transforms your fireplace into the room’s centerpiece. Opting for a wood-burning fireplace is the best way to capture the natural warmth and beauty of a fire. Whether you have a big or small home or a favorite space to heat, at Clark’s Hardware, there’s always a wood fireplace to suit your needs. We offer a wide range of options, from aesthetically pleasing to high-efficiency.

Clarks Ace Hardware offers zero-clearance wood fireplaces.

Zero-clearance fireplaces are made in a factory and have an insulated casing surrounding the firebox. The phrase “zero clearance” refers to the fact that they are meant to be installed directly into a framed wall. A zero-clearance fireplace has numerous advantages, the most important being its flexibility and ease of installation. Zero-clearance fireplaces can also be installed in areas where a masonry fireplace would be impractical. The manufacturer and a variety of safety organizations test these specific models, so you can anticipate good performance and high safety standards.

We carry only the best in wood fireplace brands – shop Pacific Energy, Majestic, and Regency. Once your fireplace is set up, find the perfect set of glass doors from Thermo-Rite. 

Wood Fireplace Inserts

Install a wood-burning fireplace insert to give your fireplace a new look and make it a more effective heating appliance. Your heating efficiency can rise by to 70% when you add one of these wood inserts. Take pleasure in the beauty of a classic wood-burning fire while avoiding the inefficiencies! Visit our Ellicott City store today to view our wood-burning inserts. We also offer gas and electric inserts for all your efficiency and convenience needs.

Choose a Location to Explore Heating Solutions

Ellicott City

10325 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042

(410) 465-9633 GET DIRECTIONS


8895 McGaw Rd
Columbia, MD 21045

(410) 465-0500 GET DIRECTIONS


Convenient Gas-Burning Fireplaces

If you want the comfortable feel and warm ambiance of a fire, but don’t want to put in the time and effort required to maintain a wood-burning fireplace, a gas fireplace is a good option. A gas fireplace provides the warmth and flickering flames of a real fire without the chopping, splitting, or stacking that a wood fireplace requires. Gas fireplaces also offer efficiency and performance.

Your fire will come to life in a matter of seconds with the flick of a switch or the touch of a button. For added convenience, homeowners can use multi-function remote controls. 

Gas Inserts for Heating Your Home

If your home is already equipped with a hearth space, you might want to opt for a gas insert. Gas inserts offer high efficiency heat output and are offered in many different styles to accent your current hearth. . You will get the warmth of a real fire without the necessary preparation and cleanup. At Clarks Ace Hardware, choose from trusted brands like Mendota Hearth, Regency, Pacific Energy and so much more!

Ceramic Gas Logs For a Genuine Look

If you want the look of a wood-burning fire and want to forgo cleanup, gas logs could be the way to go. Gas logs are a stack of ceramic logs that you can place within your existing fireplace. You can choose between vented and vent-free gas logs, the latter of which do not require a chimney. Although they generally produce less heat, gas logs offer the aesthetic of a real fire. Ultimately, your choice will come down to whether you prefer more heat, or a more genuine look. Shop our incredible selection of gas logs from brands like RH Peterson and more!

Quick-Install Electric Fireplaces

Consider an electric fireplace if you want the aesthetic attraction of a burning fire all year. Today’s technology allows for a broader range of flame appearances and more life-like flame appearances than ever before. You can find free standing units, cabinet style units, and even wall hung units for various uses. Best of all, electric fireplaces can be taken home and installed in a matter of minutes.

The electric fireplace is a terrific addition to your home, whether you want to create an instant ambiance or add warmth to your space.

Efficient Pellet Freestanding Stoves

Pellet stoves are “green” heating appliances that use a clean fuel source to heat your home. Pellet stoves are not only simple to maintain, but they also employ a renewable resource, making them a great green alternative. This type of stove will also help you lower your heating costs. We offer a variety of pellet stoves. Simply speak with our knowledgeable staff to find the best option for your home.

At Clarks Ace Hardware, you’ll find fan-favorite stove brands like Vermont Castings, Hearthstone, Morsø, and more!

Pellet Fireplace Inserts

While real wood-burning fireplaces are stunning, having a wood supply involves a lot of effort and can be messy. Consider installing a pellet fireplace insert instead, which allows you to enjoy a live fire while using a natural and recyclable, hassle-free fuel source. Rejuvenate your existing fireplace and transform it into a cost-effective, easy-to-use, and easy-to-maintain heating appliance.

Why Clarks Ace Hardware?

You want to create a sanctuary, a stress-free haven where you can live in peace. Clarks Ace Hardware streamlines the process of helping you choose the best fireplace possible. Our company seeks to create unrivaled experiences today—from selection to installation to enjoyment—that will define tomorrow’s fireplaces and heating options. From Mendota to Regency and Vermont castings, Clarks Ace Hardware has just what you need! Reach out to us today or visit our Columbia and Ellicott City hardware stores in person.