With 44 years of combined craftsmanship and experience in production, Marty has been with us 24 years and Buddy has been with us 20 years. Prior to Stoll, Buddy worked in maintenance at a local plant for 33 years. One year, Marty, who had been at Stoll for a few years, suggested he come to…

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The creative juices never stop running here at Stoll. Just like our grandpa, Mr. Bill Stoll, who was unable to find a screen to fit his custom fireplace (hence, how we got here today), we look at every problem as an opportunity for creativity and innovation. Whether it’s a building project in our own backyard…

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Michael Hyatt says, “You can never see the full path. The important thing is to do the next right thing.” Meet the Smuckers, a family making the daily choice to do the next right thing in their Atlanta, Georgia neighborhood. Steve and Christy are in the midst of raising three boys, homeschooling, taking them to…

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John and Richard are brothers. Local to the rural county in which Stoll lies, they grew up in the small town of Lowndesville, SC–population 120. After graduating from high school, Richard worked here at Stoll part-time with his best friend, introducing him to family-style business. That was twenty-three years ago. John didn’t join us until…

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Fireplaces in the home aren’t going away anytime soon. They’ve been around for centuries, with millions of homes boasting their warmth and coziness. In 2013, 43.6 million homes had a fireplace with 50% of them being wood burning. Obviously, the number has grown since then. Today’s many enclosure options offer more safety and efficiency than…

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As you can probably imagine, Christmas is a busy time for the hearth industry. This time of year brings more orders, extra work and additional projects. It also brings sweet joy as we love celebrating the season together. In spite of all the busyness, we always take the time to remember our faith and what…

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A granddaughter of “Grandpa Bill Stoll,” Jeanetta doesn’t remember a time before “the shop” existed. As children, they would often go to “the shop” (as it was always called in Stoll land) with their mom and play while she worked in the office. She remembers riding bikes, romping through the neighbors nearby cabbage patch, and…

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Fireplaces. They draw us in. The flickering warmth entices us away from the stress of daily life. It brings peace to our tense, weary souls and as we watch the flame release ever upward, the pressures of the day are freed one by one, just like the tendrils of heat rising bravely with each flicker.…

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