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The Fireplace Insert

Always loved or wanted a fireplace but don't have a chimney?

It's hard to think that the Summer is pretty much over, expect for a hopeful Indian summer.  With Summer coming to a close that means Fall is right around and then the freezing brutality of New England Winters.  For some of us those cold Fall and Winter nights or days mean cozying up to a warm fire in the fireplace or others you could just be wishing you had a fireplace, and then there's the ones that have a fireplace but just never use it.

Fireplace owners know how nice and comfy a fire can be, however you also know how much work goes into owning a fireplace and keeping it running.  Cleaning the chimney, buying firewood, opening and closing the chimney to keep drafts out of the house.  That last one might not be that bad.  What if you could have the warmth and comfort of a traditional fireplace at the touch of a button?

A Propane fireplace does just this, most models feature a remote control allowing you to start the fireplace from the comfort of your favorite chair or couch.  

Fireplace inserts allow you to enjoy the comfort and warmth of a traditional fireplace even if your home doesn't have a chimney.  With venting that works with existing fireplaces or venting options through a small cut out of your wall, these fireplaces require little maintenance.  You'll also never have to worry about wanting to fire up the fireplace but can't because you ran out of wood, as long as you have Propane in your home tank.

by Robert Stahelski

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