Fireplace Installation Questions Part 1

burning firewoodAs we get deeper into winter and the nights get colder, the idea of sitting beside a warm fire is a comforting one. Fireplaces make great pieces not only for warmth, but they also add value to the home and an interesting focal point for your space. Since fireplaces are not something you frequently go out and buy, the process of purchasing and installing one is one that requires more attention. Here are some important questions to consider when you’re planning on adding a fireplace to your home:

What fuel does it use?
Different types of fireplaces require different types of fuel in order to burn. While the typical image that comes to mind is a fireplace with burning logs in it, there are many other options to consider. Each fuel type has pros and cons, so it’s important to determine how you will use your fireplace and what’s available near you before making a decision.

What style do you want?
Fireplaces are often associated with brick, classic styles, and a homey feeling. However, there are many other styles of fireplaces for you to choose from to ensure it fits perfectly into your home. There’s a multitude of design options from classic to modern, so look around and pick your favorite!

Asking these questions before you start searching for your new fireplace can be important to ensuring you find the right product in the end. After you finally have your new, cozy fireplace, it’s also important to have the right tools to maintain it. Visit for a selection of vintage fireplace tools that can increase the enjoyment and ease with which you use your fireplace.

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