Why It’s Important to Upgrade Your Fireplace
December 17, 2021
A fireplace insert adds value to a home and will provide heat, ambiance, and a classic New England fireplace feel. Like all technologies, fireplace inserts are always coming out with updates and new styles and versions. If you have a fireplace insert in your home, maybe consider replacing it with a more recent model to take advantage of all it has to offer.
Heating stoves and fireplace inserts have always been subject to EPA standards that make them much more efficient than more traditional options. Having an insert means a higher percentage of the heat is going back into your home, rather than escaping through the chimney. Certified wood-burning inserts are up to 70% more efficient than alternatives, and heating inserts are up to 83% efficient. Don’t miss out on these great options to spice up your home.
You may not think about it much, but older stoves release matter into your home and out of your chimney into your neighborhood. This matter can be harmful to your lungs and can cause irritation for those with pre-existing breathing conditions. A new insert can improve the air quality in and around your home, and will eliminate the presence of any harmful matter and particles in the air of your home.
A new fireplace insert can heat your home with less work, especially compared to traditional wood-burning stoves. A gas insert requires no tending from you, you can just flip a switch and have a warm fire in your home. Even wood-burning inserts can require less tending to than traditional options. A smaller insert with lower heating capacity will need to be replenished every three to five hours, while a larger insert can heat for eight to 10 hours before needing more logs – the options are endless with fireplace inserts.
If you are ready to get rid of your fireplace insert and upgrade to the benefits of newer inserts with efficiency, cleanliness, and ease of use, visit Anderson Fireplace! Our technicians can examine your existing insert, talk to you about your needs and help you settle on the insert that’s right for your home.