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Fireplace Design Ideas Different Types Of Fireplaces

While masonry fireplaces where natural wood is burnt might be a common sight in old, big homes, gas fireplaces are the most common these days, because they are easy to set up and use. Although masonry fireplaces might have an old world appeal of their own, they are not the most efficient way of heating your home, as a large amount of heat escapes through the chimney.

A large array of gas fireplaces are available, and of those, the vent gas fireplace is the one that can be set up to replace an existing wood burning fireplace. These fireplaces do not need wood or matches, and can be turned on at the flip of a switch!

An electric fireplace is also practical for warming smaller sized sitting areas, where there is no facility to set up a chimney. An included benefit of these kinds of fireplaces is that they decrease heating expenses significantly.

A prefabricated fireplace is also referred to as a zero-clearance fireplace, as they are highly insulated, and can be set up in the proximity of flammable products. They are frequently a good choice in new construction, as they are lighter in weight, and faster and easier to set up than conventional masonry fireplaces.

A wood burning oven is made from cast iron or brick line welded plate steel, and is basically a metal container for fire. Considering that many contemporary wood burning ovens are airtight and allow the amount of air feeding the flame to be regulated in some manner, they tend to be extremely efficient.Http://www.alaskanhomeservices.com/blog/when-to-schedule-heating-repair-in-phoenix/\nHeating Repair Phoenix

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