How to Choose a Wood Burning Fireplace for Your Home

By: Danny Lipford

When adding a wood burning fireplace to your home, consider:

  • Whether the fireplace will be used primarily for heating or as an aesthetically pleasing focal point in the room.
  • Take advantage of the technology that’s available. Modern fireplaces offer many improvements like models that reburn gases to achieve the most efficiency possible.
  • A fireplace insert can be installed in an existing masonry fireplace to make it much more efficient for heating.

Watch this video to find out more.



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