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Convert Your Wood Burning Fireplace to Gas

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Want to improve your home heating efficiency and save money, too? You might want to consider converting your drafty wood burning fireplace with a highly efficient propane gas insert. According to This Old House of Bob Vila fame, your wood-burning fireplace is a major air gap that can send as much as 8% of your heated air right up the chimney.  There is no doubt they are nice to look at, and one of the top three features sought after by new home buyers, but they are messy, inconvenient and they just aren’t efficient heating sources.

Here’s where a propane fireplace insert with its high efficiency green technology can help. First, the drafty air gap problem is solved with the draft-proof insert, it can be slid right into your existing masonry or factory-installed fireplace. Then, its shell will keep the heated air in the room, not letting it get absorbed by the lining of your chimney. Some inserts have blowers or air passages behind the firebox for improved heating capability as well.  And the existing chimney can be used for venting when an approved flue liner is installed. Of course, it’s best to have it installed by a factory-trained professional to ensure proper venting without leaks for the best efficiency.   

There are also direct-vent gas fireplace models that let you beautify your living space with or without an existing fireplace. They can be vented directly outside through a wall, or up through the roof and use outside air to preserve indoor air quality. The Napoleon® fireplace inserts, with over thirty years of research, design and testing, continuously surpass industry standards in appearance, efficiency, and performance.  And the Napoleon® products achieve some of the highest efficiency on the market, too.

Mendota® brand propane gas inserts are some of the finest luxury products in the marketplace and will also improve the beauty of your home while saving you money on your heating bill. By “spot-heating” one well-occupied room with a fireplace insert, you can lower the thermostat in the rest of the house without sacrificing any comfort. And, you can design your own fireplace with a custom look to accent your specific décor. Every Mendota® insert is an American National Standards Institute/American Gas Association certified high efficiency wall furnace that adjusts from a comfortable, room-warming fire to a mood-setting warm glow with a click of the remote.

An investment in a good looking, efficient propane fireplace insert adds value to your home and pays for itself by slashing those monthly heating bills, too! 

Save even more! The Tevis Home Huge Fall Sales Event is just around the corner. Find your shade of comfort and save BIG with a FREE standard propane tank installation when you purchase any Gas Fireplace during our one-day sale! 



Saturday, September 19, 2015
10am to 4pm

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