By cooldude | February 14, 2012
The efficiency of the fireplace in a home or building can be improved by large amount by doing some simple things. One can increase the heat efficiency by more than 25% by adjusting a few things in the fireplace while enjoying the elegant beauty of having a wood burning fireplace. People with even a little amount of knowledge about fireplaces will definitely appreciate this increase in heat efficiency.
One of the few things that need to be checked before operating a fireplace safely and effectively is the parts of the chimney. The chimney needs to be checked and repaired in case of any leakages, loose bricks or smoke issues. For a nice experience it is very important to choose the right quality of the wood that one burns in the fireplace. Every fireplace should have a glass door installed in them so that they are very safe and look good too. The heat radiates through the glass giving a warm ambience to the whole room.