Different types of fireplaces
Fireplaces are made in many different types. There are traditional fireplaces that are built in to the home right into the wall. These fireplaces have a hearth and a masonry chimney.
Fireplace inserts are wood burning are inserted into position using the fireplace as access for the chimney for aesthetic reasons or to heat the home more efficiently. It can be problematic to clean the chimney with an insert but with the proper equipment, such as a re-liner, some glass doors and a blower, the problem of moving a heavy insert out of the way is gone. Pellet-burning stoves are simple and have computer functions that regulate the burning of small pieces of compressed wood. This type of stove can be an insert or can be a stove on its own. These stoves tend to be more economical than other stoves in that they regulate the burning for more efficient use and they pollute the atmosphere less.
Gas fireplaces can be installed anywhere as they are their own unit and rely upon no other means for burning. There are different types of gas stoves, the differences between them having to do with their venting systems. They also have different types of logs that provide heat and those logs can be distinguished between their venting systems as well.
Types of Fireplaces
Fireplaces are made in many different types. There are traditional fireplaces that are built in to the home right into the wall. These fireplaces have a hearth and a masonry chimney. read more
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