Advantages of Direct Vent Fireplaces

If you like the look and feel of a traditional fireplace, but feel your current space won’t support one, a direct vent model could be the answer. Direct vent fireplaces are pre-fabricated metal devices that look much like masonry fireplaces. They do not require a traditional chimney, they can be vented horizontally or vertically through a vent pipe instead.

Traditional fireplaces lose a great deal of energy because air can escape through the firebox or flue. They are also prone to back-drafting if there is another
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Types of Fireplaces and Their Advantages

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As a homeowner, adding a fireplace is a great way to increase your home’s overall value and your own satisfaction. Although in years past the only fireplace option was wood burning featuring a chimney, today, there are many styles of fireplaces to choose from. To help you decide what type best fits your lifestyle, read below for a breakdown of three popular fireplace styles:

Electric fireplaces:

One option when it comes to modern fireplaces is an electric variety. These fireplaces can be placed
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Energy Efficient Fireplaces: Charm and Responsibility

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Fireplaces exude a timeless charm, seeming to naturally build an atmosphere of relaxation and community as well as drawing people into a common area in the home. However, these qualities may come into conflict with the current movement to use energy resources wisely.

The good news is that energy efficient fireplaces are a great way to get the comfort of a fireplace while also using energy in a responsible way. Sit down and do some research, thinking about what features are the most important to you. Do you want a gas
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Benefits of a Fireplace

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Picture a happy family sitting around a crackling fire enjoying a cup or tea or hot chocolate. Perhaps, the parents are sharing stories of their youth, or simply enjoying the company of their children. The setting presents a scene similar to a Norman Rockwell painting.

If you have ever considered adding a fireplace to your home but are unsure of the benefits other than the creation of a ideal setting, read below for the top benefits of fireplaces:

Storm-proof:

Having a wood burning
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Outdoor Fall Decor

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As the leaves begin to the change and a chill comes back into the air, you know that fall is just around the corner. Therefore, the outdoor space that you enjoyed all summer long now needs a fall feel. Thankfully, there are several easy-to-implement ideas for incorporating fall decor into your outdoor living area, and they are as follows:

Utilize pumpkins:
Pumpkins are one of the most recognized symbol of fall, and no other item says fall like a pumpkin. There are many ways to incorporate
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