Does Your Fireplace Need an Insert?
A fireplace insert is a device designed to be inserted into an existing fireplace opening to improve the efficiency and performance of the fireplace. It consists of a metal box with a fireproof lining installed inside the existing fireplace, and it is equipped with a blower or fan to circulate the heat throughout the room. The insert typically has a metal frame that holds a fire grate and a fuel bed, and it may be fueled by wood, gas, or electricity. Many fireplace inserts are also equipped with a damper, a valve that can be opened or closed to regulateContinue Reading