What is a wood burning fireplace insert?
A wood burning fireplace insert is a self-contained unit that is inserted into an existing fireplace. Wood burning fireplace inserts are designed to fit into a fireplace that has exterior venting. A fireplace insert is available in many fuel options, including cost saving energy efficient wood. Wood burning fireplace inserts require very little if any construction because you are utilizing the existing fireplace for the insert. Inserts are designed to replace the inefficient wood fireplaces with new, cleaner burning appliances inside of them.
Why upgrade to a wood burning fireplace insert?
Installing a fireplace insert is ideal when you have an existing fireplace of some sort. It is a less expensive option when compared to renovation or replacement. Inserts replace the inefficient wood-burning system of an open masonry fireplace and vent through an existing chimney. There are many benefits when upgrading to a wood burning fireplace insert from increased efficiency and saving money to transforming your living space and reducing your carbon footprint. Continue reading for the Ageless Chimney Top 5 reasons you should upgrade to a wood burning fireplace insert.
5. Reinvent your living space
Coming in at number 5 on the Ageless Chimney Top 5 reasons to upgrade to a wood burning fireplace insert is Reinvent Your Living Space.
A fireplace is the focal point of your room. By adding a fireplace insert you can experience the warmth and comfort of a fireplace on a regular basis while adding a visually appealing feature to your home. Designed to fit within your existing fireplace, a fireplace insert can update your room design, clean up your mantle and hide any unsightly soot and ash. Adding a fireplace insert to your home can dramatically transform the visual look of a room without needing to do a major renovation. Plus there’s no need to sacrifice aesthetics when you choose to install a fireplace insert. You can choose from a variety of beautiful styles and models. There are also various features to choose from. You can get an insert that includes fans that will distribute heat, push button start and inserts which will allow you to regulate the fire by remote control.
4. No power, no problem
Next up on the list of top 5 reasons you should upgrade to a wood burning fireplace insert is No power, no problem.
With the harsh Long Island winters, loss of power is a common occurrence. When you rely on electric to heat your home a loss of power means no heat. Wood burning fireplace inserts do not require blowers to operate, and feature natural convection heat that will warm your home with or without the use of power! When your power goes out your fireplace is still functional giving you the ability to keep your home warm and your family safe. Protect your home and loved ones from the harsh Long Island winter with a wood burning fireplace insert from Ageless Chimney.
3. Go Green
Number 3 on the Ageless Chimney Top 5 reasons to upgrade to a wood burning fireplace insert is Go Green
Modern wood burning inserts are designed to burn up harmful byproducts released from combustion. Old-fashioned fireplaces produce an average of 40 grams of smoke per hour while a new fireplace insert will only produce as little as 1 gram of smoke per hour, which is well under the EPA’s clean air standards. Adding a fireplace insert will help to decrease the amount of smoke and lower emissions.
Go Green by upgrading to a wood burning fireplace insert that will greatly reduce emissions. EPA-certified fireplace inserts can reduce wood-burning emissions to practically zero, meaning that your environmental footprint is much smaller than with an open hearth fireplace. Wood is also renewable and sustainable resource.
2. Increase Efficiency
Number 2 on the Ageless Chimney Top 5 reasons to upgrade to a wood burning fireplace insert is Increase Efficiency.
Having a fireplace insert in place will help to make your fireplace a more efficient source for supplemental heat. With a wood burning insert you will be able to burn the same amount of logs 3 times longer than in an open fireplace. When the insert is not in use, the closed air-tight glass doors will prevent heated inside air from escaping up through the chimney and also stops cold outdoor air from getting into the home, whether hot or cold this cuts your energy costs. Modern wood burning inserts are designed to burn up harmful byproducts released from combustion. Adding a fireplace insert will help to decrease the amount of smoke and lower emissions. Transform your fireplace into an eco-friendly heating appliance with the installation of a fireplace insert from Long Island’s fireplace experts.
1. Save Money
Ageless Chimneys number one reason you should upgrade to a wood burning fireplace insert is to Save Money.
For fireplace owners that are looking to lower energy bills and save money a fireplace insert is the way to go. A more efficient wood-burning heating system means less gas, oil, or electricity is required to heat your home. If you want to lower your energy bills this fall and winter, a wood burning fireplace insert is a great option for you. In addition to that, the insulated fireplace insert reduces heat loss up the chimney. A load of wood can burn for several hours and the increased heat produced by your insert will warm your home effectively during the harsh Long Island and New York City winters.
Not only will you be saving money heating your home with a wood burning fireplace insert from Ageless Chimney but you can also save up to 26% on the purchase and installation of a wood burning fireplace insert with the USA Federal Biomass Tax Credit. For more information on the USA Federal Biomass Tax Credit click here
The Wood Burning Fireplace Insert Experts
Here at Ageless Chimney we specialize in wood burning fireplace insert installation on Long Island and in New York City. We only install the finest wood burning inserts on the planet. Proudly built in the USA, the wood inserts we install are designed to stand up to the rigors of time. When you choose Ageless, you’re choosing the best.
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