Improved Efficiency with Fireplace Inserts

Fireplace Insert

There are few things that compare with the comfort of sitting down next to a warm fireplace in the winter. The flickering flames and warm glow that radiates into the room fill a deep-seated need we all have for warmth and protection from the elements. Unfortunately, though, most fireplaces put more heat out into the night sky than they do into your living room. To get the most out of the fuel you are burning, you need a fireplace insert.

A Modern Solution

A fireplace insert is the modern solution to the
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Choosing the right fireplace

Winter will be arriving shortly and now is a good time to look into how you are heating your home. Is it cost-efficient? Is it safe? Fireplaces are a great choice but choosing the right one for you can be difficult. Electric, wood burning and vent free fireplaces are all good options. Here’s what you need to know when choosing the right fireplace.

Electric Fireplaces

Buying an electric fireplace is the right decision to make if you are one for cleanliness. This type of fireplace requires minimal cleaning, and
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The Perfect Holiday Fireplace

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How many of your holiday memories include a perfectly-decorated fireplace mantel? If you are one of those people who associate good family fun with a roaring fire, then you might spend all year long thinking about how to decorate yours. There is nothing in the rulebook that says making your fireplace a focal point in the room has to break the bank. Consider some DIY ways you can make your mantel pop throughout the holiday season.

Get the Green Going

Greenery allows you to adjust your fireplace theme for each of the winter
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Three Top Flooring Matches for Your Fireplace

Finding and installing flooring options to go along with your home’s fireplace is not all that difficult, but may require more consideration than you originally thought. Whether you prefer to surround your fireplace with wood, tile, carpet, or another material, there are things you should consider before installing each type of flooring.

Wood

Surrounding your fireplace with hardwood flooring can give the room both a modern and natural look. The only major deterrent, though, is the fact
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If “Shivery” Returns, Energy Efficient Fireplaces Will Be Your Knight In Shining Armor

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According to the Farmer’s Almanac, published in August of 2013, a season of “Shivery” is returning this winter culminating in a super storm right before the NFL Superbowl in February. Whether or not you are a believer in the Farmer’s Almanac, you must consider what you are going to do if the bitterly cold winter materializes as its pages predict. With a shivery season comes power outages, food shortages and dangers of exposure, frost bite, and freezing. Are you prepared? How will you keep your family warm and
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