Top 5 Reasons to Add a Fireplace to Your Home

2018-08-20T16:44:34+00:00August 19th, 2018|Fireplaces|

Having a fireplace in the home can provide the homeowner with a wide-variety of advantages. When people are looking to buy a home or build a new one, the addition of a fireplace is often considered positive feature. From wood burning fireplaces to gas and electric, all of these units provide the homeowner with certain

Pellet Stove vs Gas Stove for Heating Your Home

2018-07-10T15:39:10+00:00July 10th, 2018|Fireplaces|

When you live in a cold area, a gas or pellet stove can be a great investment. Both types of stoves can provide economical heat that will reduce the cost of keeping your home warm, and they can also act as an alternative source of heat if the power goes out. If you are looking

Electric Fireplace vs. Gas Fireplace

2018-06-05T16:40:35+00:00June 5th, 2018|Fireplaces|

A fireplace can be a great addition to just about any home. People love the way a fireplace looks when it is burning on a cold winter day, and the added warmth can help to make for a more comfortable home. While there is something to be said for the traditional wood-burning fireplace, most homeowners

5 Reasons to Purchase an Electric Fireplace

2018-02-02T14:04:14+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Fireplaces|

Why Invest in an Electric Fireplace? You’ll find a lot of people that like the idea of having a fireplace in the home. The added heat is one obvious reason that some people may want a fireplace, but there is also something to be said for the sort of atmosphere that a fireplace can create.

5 Reasons to Install a Gas Fireplace

2017-12-11T20:17:19+00:00December 11th, 2017|Fireplaces|

Why Install a Gas Fireplace or Insert? A fireplace can add some real value to a home. They look great and people love the feel of a nice fire on a cold day. The traditional wood-burning fireplace can be a good option, but there are several drawbacks that can make them less attractive. As an

Save Money with a Gas Fireplace

2016-06-07T16:14:03+00:00June 7th, 2016|Fireplaces|

When the cold weather sets in, the furnace works overtime and the heating bills go up. This leaves many homeowners looking for different ways that they can save money on heat. If you have already tried all of the common solutions like servicing the furnace and covering windows with plastic film, then you may want

Safety Precautions for Gas Fireplaces

2016-05-02T15:17:44+00:00May 2nd, 2016|Fireplaces|

If you own a fireplace, then fireplace safety should be one of your top concerns. With a gas fireplace, you are getting a fire that is safer, but there are still precautions that come will all types of gas fireplaces. To make sure that your fireplace not only works well, but that it also stays

What You Need to Know About Creosote

2015-11-30T19:20:18+00:00November 30th, 2015|Fireplaces|

One of the more common problems with wood burning fireplaces is the accumulation of creosote in the chimney and flue. Creosote is mostly composed of carbon, but it also consists of ashes and other byproducts from the burning fire. This substance builds up in chimneys and flues while the fire is burning and an excessive

How a Fireplace Adds Value to Your Home

2014-11-19T01:27:20+00:00March 12th, 2014|Fireplaces|

Fireplaces and the Value of Your Home The history of humans getting comfort and a sense of ease from fire goes back a long way. From our earliest days it has kept us warm, helped us to prepare our food and provided us with a sense of safety. When you consider the long history that

Maintenance Guide For Your Wood Burning Fireplace

2014-11-19T01:14:09+00:00January 22nd, 2014|Fireplaces|

Having a wood burning fireplace is a nice feature for any home. A fireplace can be a nice way to keep your house warm during the winter months, but using a fireplace does require some basic maintenance to keep it working efficiently and safely. While some specific types of fireplaces might need different types of

Fireplace Terminology 101

2014-11-19T01:12:49+00:00January 10th, 2014|Fireplaces|

In regard to fireplaces, there are specific terms that are used for the different parts of the fireplace structure. To help the public understand the different parts of fireplaces, here are some definitions and explanations of the different terms that are commonly used. FIREBOX The firebox is the chamber in which the fuel is burned