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Cleaning the chimney! We know it has to be done but is it worth it to hire for that? Or on the contrary, is it worth it to do it yourself? Let us give you the information to make the decision and understand the process!
Updating your fireplace doors is a sensible project. We will explain how to identify what type of fireplace and how to measure for a new set of fireplace doors.
There are a few reasons why a draft may be difficult to establish in your wood burning fireplace or stove. Our hope is this article will provide some insight and relieve that frustration.
A gas fireplace insert is a fireplace that has been designed to slide into, (inserted) in an existing wood burning fireplace.
Gas inserts and a set of gas logs are not the same product. There are certain applications where an insert is the best and other applications will dictate which one of the two types of gas logs might work best.
If you are planning to install a fireplace in your home, you will have many options regarding the mantle and the hearth. And, it’s a safe bet that you will be living with the decisions you make for a long time. Here are items you will want to give special attention to in order to make that new fireplace the focal point of your home.
If a gas fireplace is in your plans, here are several considerations to keep in mind when planning to remodel or build.
Whether it’s gas, wood, electric or pellets, here’s a few points to ponder and suggestions for adding a hearth appliance downstairs in your home.
Your WE LOVE FIRE expert gets this question quite often. Here are the top ten reasons an electric fireplace (or two or three) is going to add value, atmosphere, and a touch of class to your home.
Fireplaces that have not been used in years can be resurrected and enjoyed nightly by you and your family. There are hundreds of old, outdated, inefficient wood burning fireplaces in this area that would be terrific candidates for a gas insert. Is yours one of them?
Have you found a hole or crack in the brick of your wood-burning fireplace? Should you fix it or line it with an insert? Here's everything you need to know.
Does your fireplace seem to be missing something or look a little blahzay? Maybe it needs something unique, a touch of class to have it reflect your life style. What are some options that I can consider that would spiff up my fireplace?
If you’re planning to add a gas fireplace to your home, we can help with some insight and can help explain why the best values in the fireplace industry are at your WE LOVE FIRE dealer!
Learn how a fireplace can cool your house, how to maximize the cooling effects of your chimney and other green suggestions for a comfortable home.
You really enjoy your gas fireplace and what it adds to your home . . . . the wonderful heat from it, the dancing flames and glowing embers and especially how easy it is to use. But suddenly, it’s making an odd, beeping noise.
Here are some troubleshooting tips, by fuel type, that might help answer many concerns regarding ‘no ignition’. Keep in mind these are intended to be somewhat generic in nature in order to illustrate common problems and possible solutions.
This is a frequent question that can cause a spirited conversation around a fire. Everyone knows that hardwoods are the best, right? Do softwoods have a place? Is there a “best” wood to burn? Yes, there is! Keep reading to find out what it is!
Once or twice a year, it’s a good idea to clean the glass on your fireplace, stove or insert. So just spray on a little window cleaner and wipe it off, right? Cleaning fireplace glass isn’t a big deal. Wrong! There are right and wrong ways to clean the glass on your fireplace. Some “do’s” and some “don’ts”.
Electric fireplaces are more popular than ever. They can be installed anywhere in your home. But can you count on them for much heat? If your expectations for an electric fireplace are to heat a 2000 - 3000 square foot home, you may want to keep reading.
Before using a fireplace, there are many factors you should check to ensure you and your family’s safety. There are things you should consider.
The difference in the air pressure in your house and the outdoors can be negative or positive. Neither is particularly beneficial. Let’s discuss negative air pressure as it relates to your home and specifically to your fireplace. Keep reading to see why this subject is important.
Do you go through the exercise of cutting, splitting and stacking wood every year? You’re tired of those monthly gas or fuel oil bills, right? You would like to be a bit more independent.
There are a few reasons for considering removing a fireplace. Can it be done? How practical would it be to do so? Is it expensive? Are there any cost effective alternatives? Let’s try to help you determine if removing a fireplace is a project you should be contemplating.
You burn wood in a fireplace, stove or insert. And you want to use the best wood you can for keeping your family comfortable. Different wood species are found in different areas of the country. Everyone knows that hardwoods are best for burning, right? Or . . . . are they?