by Harriet Bond
(San Francisco, CA, USA)
When most of us think about a fireplace, we think about a warm fire blazing on a very cold winter’s night.
If that is the case, then you should take into consideration how the fireplace can affect your home’s energy benefits and your home’s cost effectiveness.
A fireplace can be a blessing.
If you use it correctly, it can generate a good deal of heat for you to use throughout your home during those cold winter months.
Since wood is a renewable energy source, it is not hard to find, overly costly and does not need to be something that hurts the environment either.
Yet, there are some problems with fireplaces that you should take into consideration too.
If you have one, insure that you are not wasting your hard earnedmoney right through that smoke stack.
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