Is A Gas Fireplace Insert Right for Your Family?

Dreaming of a fireplace but think it’s beyond your budget? Wood burning masonry fireplaces are beautiful, but costly to build, inefficient and difficult to add after your home is built – not impossible, but difficult. There are economical and efficient alternatives to give your family comparable ambiance without the prohibitive expense and construction. Most homeowners […]

Let's Talk About Fireplace Efficiency

For many homes, especially those in rural areas, the fireplace is not only a cozy place to gather, but a much-needed aid to heating the house. Unfortunately, this benefit can be needlessly reduced if your fireplace doesn’t burn efficiently. Traditional fireplaces – the open ones where you can sit by the hearth – actually lose […]

What Does it Cost to Install a Fireplace vs Wood Stove?

A fireplace insert or wood stove is a beautiful focal point and an energy-saving investment. If you are considering installing one of these wonderful home heating accessories, there are many choices. It’s difficult to offer an accurate quote, given the factors that go into pricing out a new fireplace installation. Generally, however, accurate price ranges […]