Hearth & Home Design Center has been locally owned and operated by Herb and Mary Ann Herendeen since 1977. It was originally known as The Practical Answer, and sold woodburning stoves. The company incorporated as Hearth & Home Design Center in 1987, adding fireplace distribution in 1991.
Drew Herendeen joined the company in 1998 as Operations Manager overseeing the distribution of Majestic, Vermont Castings and Napoleon products to Indiana, Michigan, Illinois and Kentucky. Hearth Products Distributing (HPD) was formed to service the dealer market.
In 2006, Sheila Raeder joined the Hearth & Home sales team. Sheila joined our team with eight (8) years of fireplace/stone experience and 20 years of customer service experience.
In the fall of 2010, Hearth & Home Design Center, Inc. opened its second location in Portage, MI inside the Hannapel Home Center. Mike Baker joined Hearth & Home in 2016 working out of our Portage, MI store.
In 2013, Hearth & Home became a Heat-N-Glo and Heatilator Platinum Plus Dealer.
In 2016, Tim Tubbs joined the Hearth & Home sales team with previous sales experience.
In 2017, We expanded our sales department with Dan Bergman joining the team with 20 years of fireplace experience.
Hearth & Home - where Great Ideas Begin ... and Great Products Are Found! Servicing Indiana, Michigan, Illinois and Ohio. Hearth & Home, has something for all your home's hearth needs. Fireplaces, grills, stone, wood stoves, gas & wood fireplaces, glass fireplace enclosures, cast iron firebacks, gas logs, wood mantels, marble surrounds, cast mantels, chimney and pipe, tools sets... and so much more! Hearth & Home wants to be your one stop shopping spot ... Our complete showroom will inspire you! Our service is second to none and you'll always get prompt, courteous service at our home! Look for our green sign!