Using a fireplace blower helps spread your fireplaces warmth around to your rooms. Your fireplace creates great source of heat when your fire is burning and logs are crackling away, a lot of the fireplaces heat energy does go up the chimney.
Adding a fireplace blower help spreads the fireplaces heat and represents an excellent source of warmth and heat in your house.
Of course having a fireplace in your home is not only beautiful
to look at but a great source possible heat savings. To help
spread that warmth around the room, or rooms, you can add a
Here is a closer look at how a fireplace
blower works and how it can help heat your home this
Fireplace Blower: How does it work?
One of the biggest concerns with having a fireplace has
always been the fact that it doesn't really heat up a room too
well. Unless you have a way of blowing the heat out into the
room, it will only keep a small area warm. Well, this is where
a good fireplace blower will come in. It takes the heat that is
generating from the fire and distributes it out into the
The blower can do this by sitting in front of the fire in
order to heat the entire room, or in a doorway to help heat
more than one room. Of course, you will always want to follow
the manufacturer's instructions for placing it the right
Fireplace Blower: How does it really help?
Keeping warm air from the fireplace circulating throughout
the room or home is a great way to reduce heating costs and get
the maximum amount of efficiency out of it. It will not have
any effect on the combustion of the fire, only in distributing
the heat produced.
Fireplace Blower: How do you install it?
Installing a fireplace blower isn't overly difficult as long
as you have a power source handy in which to wire into.
Generally speaking, blowers are installed at the same time the
fireplace is built, but that doesn't mean you can't still have
It may just be a little more expensive in doing so.
job can be accomplished by a do-it-yourselfer, or in most
cases, having a company come out and do it for you can be easier.
You can find all different types and styles of fireplace
blowers on the market.
There are many websites that offer
online catalogs to browse through as well.
Prices range from very affordable to more expensive depending on the model and
You can easily find one to fit the size of your home.
Fireplace: Comments, Facts, Ideas, Trivia, Reference about Fireplaces
Fireplace Chimneys: Annual chimney cleanings are best done in the off season where you can even get Summer Cleaning Special. Chimney cleaning discount of $ 25 to $ 50 might apply depending on the Chimney Sweep & type of wood fireplace, wood stove or pellet stove needing cleaning. Expect to see a cut off date as the fireplace heating season arrives like Sept. 15th.
Fireplace Screen: Buying a removable screen will allow you to shift the screen away from the fireplace opening so you get the real feel and warmth of the flames while sitting in front of the fireplace. Return the fire screen when the fireplace is just getting going and embers are popping.
Fireplace Screen: Alternate to buying a fixed screen, one can look for an upgraded fire screen version which has sliding screens which move left and right built into the screen's perimeter frame. Advantage of this type of fireplace screen is that you get the protection from the flying embers when closed and full feel of a wood burning fireplace when the screens are open.
Gas Fireplace: Winter has arrived earlier this year with a vengeance .. ice storm before Christmas and now cold arctic system has moved in after New Years with minus 24 degree weather. Gas fireplace is sure convenient and nice to have in the living room as the evening temperatures drop colder.
Electric Fireplaces: Colder than usual winter this year brings on the need and idea to maybe get extra heat in the house. Be it a cool basement or colder extra room ... fastest way to get some extra heat is with an electric fireplace as most are set and plug in format. Of course the colder the weather the faster electric fireplaces sell. Electric Dimplex models are displayed and sold at Home Depot and Lowes FYI
Fireplaces Mantel Accessories: You can accessorize your fireplace mantel with a variety of treasured objects: family photos, colorful glass, books ... nice design touch can be a carving or wood sculpture as they add a dimensional quality to your mantel.
Fireplaces on Sale: Looking for an electric fireplace on sale? After January 15th or so many big box building stores are ready to clear out their fireplace inventory to make room for the garden season. Been holding off looking for a fireplace deal, January/February is time to make your move while there is still some selection
Electric Fireplace: Modern electric fireplaces models are now more long and narrow format, much like the HD and newest K4 TV LED screens? There are a number of buying decisions to be made when purchasing an electric fireplace.
If buying a wall-mounted fireplace, will you accept an electric fireplace installed "flush mounted directly to the wall". This means that the fireplace box will project from the wall. Depending on the fireplace model, this projection can be anywhere from 3-5 inches. You want to ask yourself, when you enter the proposed room, will you view the fireplace from the side? If so, you may find fire box venting and light leaks undesirable. Recess mounting into the wall is a more professional finished look and generally preferred but will involve greater remodel work to recess the firebox within the wall.