Are you Ready to Work on your Fire Place?

Are you Ready to Work on your Fire Place?

You too have chosen to adopt this ecological heating mode? But how to choose, install and maintain a fireplace? Before choosing your fireplace, identify the basis why you crave to situate it. Is it an auxiliary heater or does it have to create warmness in your interior completely? This will decide on which type of installation is ideal to be suited to your needs of which a precision stone design isn’t out of the list. Indeed, if it’s precisely an auxiliary heater, prefer to opt for a fireplace with ethanol, whose autonomy is low, but that will warm you up at a time. A fireplace is meant to keep you cozy for a long period and your entire apartment. Its autonomy is longer if you choose a suitable quality wood, maintain embers and install an insert.

Can we Build a Fireplace Alone?

This is entirely possible when you have a central fireplace open kit but will be ideal to consult experts who specialize in kitchen reconstruction. However, you already need a conduit and space. Start by choosing your location. It is a function of the flue. Take steps to center the chimney with the duct. Trace on the wall and on the ground the axis of the chimney. Don’t forget two important elements, the supply of fresh air, which must be sufficient to ensure a good draft and of course the evacuation.

Maintain a Fireplace

The legislation requires at least one chimney sweeping twice a year (check with your municipality). If you employ a professional, the issuance of a certificate is useful to your insurance if you suffered a loss already. Furthermore, you can do your chimney maintenance yourself, by the roof or by the fireplace. If you sweep by yourself, remember to wear clothing that doesn’t fear anything, or put on a suit. Place a tarpaulin in the fireplace and place over a large basin.

What Budget to Build a Fireplace?

According to most experts, the first prices vary from 500 at 1000 and up to 5000 and more for a design fireplace (indicative prices on years back). Remember that inserts and fireplaces have a tax credit of 22% (new appliance) or 36% (replacement of an old appliance) because they are considered heating instruments, while the open chimney hearth is considered an ornamental element. Stand tall and finance your heating system and install your fireplace to enjoy warm winters by the fire!  

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