Why Your Fireplace Fuel Matters

February 14, 2017
When it comes to choosing a new fireplace option, one of the most important factors is the type of fuel- electric, gas, pellet, or wood. This quick guide to fireplace fuels will help you figure out what's best for you.
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Should I have my Gas Fireplace Serviced?

August 14, 2014
We recommend an annual service and cleaning of your fireplace. Dust, dirt, and even spiders can cause burners and gaskets to not work correctly meaning your fireplace won't be in proper working order.
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Zone heating with your fireplace

August 7, 2014
Your furnace heats your entire home. If you use your fireplace or stove in the rooms your family uses the most it will allow you to turn down the furnace thermostat.
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Gas Fireplace Inserts

April 17, 2014
Gas fireplace inserts are simple and effective ways to convert wood burning fireplaces into gas fireplaces. The heat is generated by a connection to a natural gas or LP gas line.
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What is Creosote

November 4, 2013
Creosote is a gummy, foul smelling, corrosive and extremely combustible substance that, if no precautions are taken, will coat the insides of everything it passes through. It is formed when volatile gases given off in the burning process combine and condense on their way out of the chimney.
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Summer Wood Stove Maintenance

July 15, 2013
Maintenance of the wood stove during summer is easy. The stove will be ready for that first fire in the fall.
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Electric Fireplace Inserts

March 28, 2013
Electric Fireplace Inserts ­Electric fireplace inserts are the simplest, least complicated types of inserts on the market. Because there is no combustion involved, n
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Biomass Stove Tax Credit

January 9, 2013
BIOMASS STOVE TAX CREDIT Biomass simply means the stove uses wood or pellet fuel. Consumers claim the credit on their federal income tax form at the end of the year. Thi
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How to season Firewood

October 1, 2012 835 comments
How to season firewood. To season wood means to give the wood time for the water to evaporate out of it. Ideally it should be seasoned to about 20% moisture content or l
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Best Burning Wood

Best Burning Wood

October 1, 2012 181 comments
It doesn’t matter what kind of wood you but, but it does matter if it has been seasoned properly. Hardwoods, especially oak, must be seasoned for over a year.
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