As warmth creeps back in during the spring, you may wonder if you should keep your furnace running, or switch to your gas fireplace. Which is more cost-effective to heat your home when temperatures are mild? Sometimes it doesn’t quite seem worth it to turn the furnace on, but your toes are still a bit … Continue reading Is It More Efficient to Use Your Fireplace in the Spring Than Your Furnace?
Replacing an old fireplace can be a bit of a rush, especially if it’s still cold out and you use your fireplace as your primary source of heat. However, doing a bit of research into new fireplaces first will help you make sure you’re choosing the right heating option for you. What Fuel Do You … Continue reading What You Need to Know Before Replacing a Fireplace
So, you bought a new house with an old fireplace. You are probably wondering what to do with it. Should you replace it? Remove it? Fix it? This can be a difficult decision and if you haven’t dealt with fireplaces before, it may be tough to decide where to start. Here are some factors to … Continue reading Are You a New Home Owner? Here’s What You Need to Know Before Replacing a Fireplace
Your old wood burning fireplace is charming, but there’s a point in your life when you might start losing interest in it. The hassle becomes more trouble than it’s worth: Ordering, unloading, splitting and storing wood. Buying stacks of kindling. Storing piles of newspaper. Carrying logs in a few at a time. Building and tending … Continue reading How We Convert Your Old Wood Burning Fireplace to Gas
With a toddler or young child in the house, your fireplace, just like many other areas around the house, can become a hazard if left in your pre-child state. Whether you have a traditional wood burning fireplace on a stone hearth, a stove, or a gas insert fireplace, you can make it safe with just a little work. 1. Keep hot … Continue reading Baby Proof Your Fireplace in 4 Easy Steps