Winter is on the way. Every homeowner wants a better way to heat their home and many also want a more attractive home too. But, most of all every homeowners wants to be warm and comfortable in the winter.
Heating and cooling your home often makes up nearly half of your utility bills. Unfortunately, in Massachusetts, much of that money can be spent on lost heat that you are wasted. Essentially throwing your money up the chimney.
Further insulating and winterizing can of course, reduce heat loss. But most homeowners have not considered their fireplace as a major energy eater. Traditional open, wood-burning fireplaces are actually a leading source of indoor heated air loss and draft. Even more than windows and doors. Open, wood hearths often have a lot of charm. But, they are often inefficient when they are in use and when they aren’t.
But, you don’t have to board up your fireplace to avoid heat loss this winter. Lower your heating bills, stay warm, add ambiance, and improve your home value all while enjoying a wonderful burning fire. Add a fireplace insert. Convert your open fireplace into an energy-efficient, very attractive heat source with a wood burning fireplace insert.
Add fireplace doors to your fireplace can also help reduce the draft and add a nice aesthetic appearance. But, a fireplace insert will really lowering your energy bills and generate much more radiant heat, inserts for fireplaces are cleaner to maintain. Plus, a new insert looks great and increase heating efficiency through its construction.
For those who a real fire, don't despair. EPA-certified wood burning fireplace inserts are an easy, clean and efficient alternative. Don't say goodbye to tradition, give your fireplace a much-needed upgrade. While you’re at it, you can also get 4-2day lift tickets to Smuggler’s Notch when you buy a Hearthstone Fireplace Insert.
For more information, contact The Fireplace Shop and Grill Center at West Sport in Sudbury, MA.