May 16

Plan Ahead and Save!

With the weather warming up, and summer just around the corner there are bargains to be had this time of year that are really too good to pass up.

Heating your home isn’t probably first on your ‘to-do’ list;  but now is actually the best time to purchase a fireplace insert, wood burning stove, or convection heating system for your existing fireplace.  With the winter season over, home heating retailers are stuck with inventory just waiting to be scooped up,  think bargain!

If you every wanted to enhance your home with the warmth and ambiance of a wood burning fireplace, now might be the right time to consider contacting your local Home Improvement Contractor and get going!  Just click on http://www.mylaborjob.com/find/ Here you will easily locate a reliable, licensed, qualified Home Improvement Contractor ready to help you design and build your dream fireplace.

Fireplace inserts are built to be fire safe, and surface heat resistant. Fully assembled out of the box, they can be set in place and attached directly against Sheetrock covered wooden or metal studs.

When adding a new chimney, you can have the entire system attached to the exterior of your home.  Stainless steel chimney flues are designed in sections, made for easy assembly.  You could actually design and install a completed fireplace system is as little as a few days!  Having the work done now (in the off season) will save you $$$ on the primary materials, and the inconvenience of having ‘open’ house construction when the weather turns cold again next winter.

Think of the possibilities…How about installing a brick, or cut stone facade for your new fireplace.  How about a rustic wooden mantle or one made of polished stone?   You can purchase fireplace mantles is dozens of architectural styles.  From Victorian to high end contemporary, premade mantles are available in wood, wood composites, cast stone, marble, and plaster.  So many options will allow you to create the perfect focal point of your living, or family room.

If you already have a fire place, have you given any thought to a free standing, or insert wood burning stove?

A wood burning stove insert will sit right into your existing fireplace.  With flush, fire/heat resistant glass doors all the beauty and comfort of a wood burning fire is there to enjoy, with the benefit of capturing and redirecting the heat through a convection fan system.  You can actually reduce your winter heating bills dramatically!

Free standing stoves are beautiful by design and finish.  Many are available in dozens of enamel colors.  You can give your home an instant makeover by just installing a free standing unit in the mouth of your fireplace.  Flue adaptors will allow you to make a quick and easy modification from your traditional fireplace to a wood stove system.

For more ways to improve your home heating system, enhancing your fireplace with a wood burning stove, or constructing a new fireplace from the ground up,  just click http://www.la-laborjobs.com/handyman/ and discover the possibilities!







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