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What is a Fireplace Insert?

October 27, 2017

With the temperatures dropping here in Maryland, you may begin to think about preparing your fireplace for use this winter. If you have an existing traditional fireplace, you may want to at least consider whether or not a fireplace insert could be beneficial for your home. Fireplace inserts can make existing fireplaces more functional, efficient, […]

Wood Fireplace Insert vs. Pellet Fireplace Insert: What’s the Difference?

November 12, 2015

While a glowing fireplace sounds like a wonderful addition to any home, it can also be a huge waste of resources. Older, traditional fireplaces can leak warm air out of your home, and let cool air in, raising your energy bills and leaving you cold and frustrated. But fear not, as there is another way! […]

Tips for Choosing an Energy-Efficient Fireplace

September 15, 2015

A fireplace can add value to your home in many ways, as well as transform any room into a warm, inviting space for you and your family. However, most old wood-burning fireplaces do very little in terms of warming your home, while also leaking heat out of the chimney. They may be attractive, and even […]