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Working Fireplaces Increase Home Value

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, September 14, 2011

If you are remodeling your home or building a new home, be sure to add a fireplace or fireplace insert. A working fireplace adds value to your home, and is considered a plus to home buyers.

Fireplaces and inserts can be fueled by natural gas, pellets, or wood and all these fuel sources have their advantages and disadvantages.

Many homeowners are interested in green heat, or alternative home heating solutions. So pellet and wood fireplace inserts are very desirable. Both pellets and wood are considered renewable energy sources and are economical. You will surely set your home apart when it comes time to sell by talking with potential buyers about the lower home heating bills and higher heating efficiency of your home.

Gas fireplace inserts are generally easier to use with less mess and effort. Controlled by a thermostat or remote control, gas fireplace inserts are convenient and beautiful.

But, whichever fuel source you choose to run your fireplace or fireplace insert, one thing is certain; working fireplaces add atmosphere and ambiance to any home. New home buyers love the idea of a working fireplace, they certainly make your home more enticing.

If you are remodeling for your own enjoyment, a room with a fireplace adds a whole new dimension to entertaining. Click “fireplace inserts” for more information from Fireplace Showcase.

Helping Out The Environment One Pellet Fireplace Insert At A Time

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, January 04, 2011

As the need to prevent the destruction of the environment rises. Environmentalists are trying to design appliances that may be beneficial to human and the environment, one of which is the nature-friendly fireplace, a pellet fireplace insert. Pellet fireplace inserts are made for pellet stoves, a heating device utilizing alternative energies such as compacted sawdust under pressure and biomass fuels.

How is this fireplace insert friendly to the environment? Firstly, it applies the principle of recycling of wastes because it uses pellets made from recycled wood scraps from wood manufacturers and furniture shops. In addition to reduction of wastes, it helps also in the improvement of the quality of air. It produces less smoke so the volume of smoke polluting the air will be lessened despite enjoying the warmth of fire from our fireplace. Next, it helps in the reduction of wastes in the sense that it produces a minimal volume of ash when burned. It makes the work of the cleaner easily also because of the lesser ash it produces.

So while you enjoy the warmth of the pellet fireplace insert you can also reassured knowing that it is also helping the environment. This is possible through a nature-friendly fireplace, the pellet fireplace insert. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about fireplace inserts or any other fireplace needs.


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