Cold Air in Your Fireplace

Your fireplace should be a source of warmth and comfort. Unfortunately, some fireplaces have the opposite effect. Some fireplaces actually cool portions of your home, especially if you don’t have a proper damper. This allows warm air to travel up and out of your...

High-efficiency Fireplace Options

For homeowners who love to see a roaring fire burning in an open fireplace, the sad truth is that traditional wood-burning fireplaces do little to add heat to your home. In fact, open-hearth fireplaces send an estimated 90 percent of the fire’s heat up your chimney,...

The Anatomy of Your Fireplace

Have you ever wondered what goes in inside your fireplace? Fireplaces rely on the simple technology of air being drawn in from your home to feed the fire and then rising up and out of your chimney thanks to the heat generated by the fire. But to keep the air drawing...