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Gas Fireplace Inserts: Lower Heating Bills and More Style

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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Winter brings with it higher monthly bills. It is hard to skimp on home heating when the cold temperatures hit and energy bills are the biggest regular expense of any homeowner. Finding the right way to heat your home is the key. If you want to lower your home energy bill while staying warm at the same time, consider adding a gas fireplace insert to your home. Gas fireplace inserts are incredibly efficient, often they have a higher efficiency rating than your home's furnace.

The efficiency of gas fireplace inserts in Boston, MA is incomparable to other heating options and they are certainly far more efficient than an open hearth. In fact, most gas inserts for fireplaces will have a rating of 86% energy efficient, that is higher than most HVAC systems. This is because the firebox is sealed preventing the heat from escaping. Most are also equipped with high quality blowers so the warn air is circulated out into the living area. Additionally, gas inserts can be thermostat controlled so that heat is properly and efficiently regulated.

Also of importance however is the fact that fireplace inserts are stylish with an attractive and modern look. If you have an old, open, outdated hearth, simply install a gas insert for an instant and inexpensive facelift for the entire room. With the wide array of styles and designs available, homeowners can find the perfect insert to match their home and their decor. t

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Revamp Your Old Fireplace and Enjoy The Efficiency and Ease of Gas Fireplace Insert

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, September 19, 2018
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Chilly fall nights make you want to light a fire and enjoy the warmth and aroma of a wood-burning flame. However, you suddenly lose the frenzy just thinking of the effort of hauling woods inside your home. Not to mention the dusty mess that needs to be cleaned up after each use. If you want a better, cleaner, more efficient and more attractive way to enjoy a fire this winter, then gas fireplace inserts are perfect answer to these needs without abandoning your old hearth.

A Fireplace insert is a firebox that is simply fit right into the current fireplace opening. They come with a gorgeous surround and are controlled via a remote control or wall switch. Additionally, most gas inserts come equipped with a fan to help circulate the warm air throughout your living space. With gas inserts you can instantly have a fire that will warm your home. Because these inserts burn natural gas, it offers a hassle-free fire which means no more clean-up after use. Now, every night you can sit comfortably on your couch and enjoy a beautiful burning fire.

With a wide array of styles and finishes, homeowners can choose the perfect design to complement your current decor. An insert gives your old fireplace the facelift it deserves without the need for a major renovation. This is the most affordable way to revamp your living space with a modern look while you enjoy the efficiency, ease, and warmth that you deerve.

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Gas Fireplace Inserts Give Older Fireplaces A Modern Fresh Look

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, September 12, 2018
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The temperature is slowly dropping. This is the right time to prepare your home for winter. If your fireplace is outdated looking and inefficient to use, now is the time to consider options for updating and making it more attractive. A gas fireplace insert in Providence, RI can keep your home warm and cozy as the temperatures drop.

The firebox of the gas fireplace insert is fitted directly into your fireplace. By doing this, you can transform your old, open fireplace into the focal point in any room. With the decorative trim and large glass viewing window, an older hearth is turned into a modern looking heat source. Unlike, traditional open masonry fireplaces that allow heated air to go up and out the chimney, gas fireplaces are 75-80% energy efficient. The cast iron or steel sealed firebox prohibits heat to escape up the chimney. Additionally, gas fireplace inserts are cleaner to use, with no mess and no ash. Plus, with the flick of a switch, you have instant relaxation and ambiance.

Right now is the time to view gas fireplace inserts during the Heat & Glo sale. Purchase your insert now and save up to $500 on qualifying inserts. Contact The Fireplace Showcase to learn more.

Give Your Fireplace a Whole New Look – Seekonk, MA

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, October 31, 2013

Does your home have a traditional, open wood-burning fireplace that you don’t want or like to use? A new fireplace insert can give your existing fireplace a whole new look with choices that can be more efficient or convenient.

There are natural gas fireplace inserts, as well as fireplace inserts that are like wood stoves and pellet stoves.

Fireplace inserts are designed to go into existing fireplaces that meet the current standards of the Building Code.

Gas and wood burning fireplace inserts come in a variety of sizes and a variety of heat outputs. Basically with the gas units you can get anywhere from 17,000 BTUs up to about 40,000 BTUs. There is a difference in heating capacity from the low end to the high end inserts, you can heat from a 700 or 800 square foot home all the way up to a 1,800 or 2,000 square foot home.

A wood burning fireplace insert is basically a wood stove designed to fit inside your open fireplace, making your fireplace far more efficient. Depending on their size, wood-burning inserts can heat areas in the range of 1,000 to 1,200 square feet all the way up to about 3,500 square feet.

Some fireplace inserts can burn for six- to seven-hours and others can burn for up 10 hours.  There also are pellet-burning inserts, which are like having a pellet stove installed in an open fireplace.

Are you trying to decide what kind of insert may be suitable for your fireplace? The most important thing to consider is what you expect to get and what you need from the fireplace insert.

Is it just the esthetics and the look that you want, or do you want a functional fireplace insert that is going to be able to give you a lot of heat? At the same time, most of the gas appliances work in power outages, so they are a tremendous secondary heat source as well.

Wood burning fireplace inserts can work without power, but pellet stove inserts require electricity. You also may want to consider your lifestyle before making a decision.

Pellet or gas inserts are more convenient than wood. So, you should consider if you want- and have the time- to stack and cut firewood. Or do you just want to be able to push the button and have the fireplace come on?

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