You love everything about your traditional masonry fireplace except for its lack of heating efficiency. Although you enjoy sitting by the crackling wood fire and smelling the scent of burning wood, you are tired of your heating bills increasing each winter. Unfortunately, most of the heat produced … Read more about Consider a Wood Fireplace Insert to Spruce Up Your Hearth
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