Fireplaces: Why You Should Consider Adding One to Your Home

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When you think of fireplaces, the first thought that might come to mind is winter. While fireplaces are mostly associated with wintertime and providing extra heat during those cold winter months, there are many other reasons why having a fireplace in your home would be a good idea. Here are a few reasons why you should consider adding a fireplace to your home.

Fireplaces: Why You Should Consider Adding One to Your Home

  • Up the Value on Your Home- A lot of times fireplaces are a big plus for new homebuyers. Fireplaces are another source of heat in a home, and new homebuyers like the idea of having another source of heat to lower utility costs. They also like the security of having another source of heat that does not require electricity if anything were to happen. It can also up the value on your home since a lot of homebuyers will pay more for homes with fireplaces.
  • The Beauty of a Fireplace- Beautiful and well-designed fireplaces can be a focal point in your home. You can turn a room from something outdated and plain, to something in style and eye catching with a beautiful fireplace. There are so many designs nowadays for all different kinds of fireplaces, that you can create the perfect fireplace for you and your family and friends to enjoy all year.
  • Another Place to Cook- It’s always fun sitting around a fire and cooking marshmallows and making s’mores. With a wood burning fireplace, you can do that inside your home throughout the year. You can also use the tops of gas fireplaces to do some cooking in pans. Fireplaces can provide you with another place to cook if the power is out or your oven breaks down.

These are just a few reasons why you should consider adding a fireplace to your home. If you are ready to find and install a fireplace, call us today at 31-W Insulation and we will help you find the fireplace that is right for you.