Different Types of Chimney Caps | How to Select Your Chimney Cap

It’s not very difficult to choose exactly the right chimney cap for your home, especially if you take it one step at a time.  There are just four things to consider: shape, type, metal, and size. First, what shape should your chimney cap be? Look at your chimney and find the flue, the pipe that lets the …

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Fire Logs vs Wood | Comparing Manufactured Logs vs Real Wood

As heat costs continue to rise across the USA, many Americans are looking for new options to heat their homes. For many Americans, cordwood has long been their primary or secondary heat sources. While cordwood heat is as old as our country, there might be another option these homeowners would appreciate. While 100% of Wood …

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Pros and Cons of Ventless Gas Fireplaces

I wonder how many cavemen (cavepersons?) died from smoke inhalation before the tribe elders banned the practice of in-cave fires without adequate ventilation? Anyone following the debates raging in the United States regarding ‘vent-free’, ‘ventless’, or ‘unvented’ fireplaces has to wonder how long the people on the pro-side of this debate have been inhaling the …

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Vent Free Gas Heaters 101: How Safe are Ventless Gas Heaters

More than ten million American homes now have vent-free supplementary gas heating products. why do more and more home buyers demand these highly efficient, clean-burning, and safe appliances? It’s because home buyers learn from their trusted neighbors, relatives, co-workers, and friends what works – and what doesn’t work – for them. They find out from …

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How to Install A Vent Free Gas Heater

A vent-free gas heating appliance operates without a chimney, flue or vent, so you can install one just about anywhere. A variety of vent-free gas products are available including space heaters, fireplaces, stoves, fireplace inserts, and gas logs. Modern vent-free gas heating appliances: are inexpensive and have low operating costs; are 99 percent energy efficient; provide …

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