Wood-burning fireplaces add warmth and ambiance to a room. If you’re considering installing a fireplace but have questions, below are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive from homeowners.
Can I convert a fireplace back to wood-burning?
It is possible to convert back to a wood-burning fireplace. Please speak to a certified installer about the steps involved and modifications that will have to be made.
Are wood-burning fireplaces drafty?
You shouldn’t notice a significant draft coming from your wood-burning fireplace if it’s properly installed and used. If you do feel a draft when the fireplace is not in use, check to see that the damper is closed.
Can I install a blower fan with a wood-burning fireplace?
Heat circulating fireplaces can accommodate a blower fan. This type of fireplace has louvres and a junction box for the electrical requirements.
If you’re interested in wood-burning fireplaces, there are a lot of factors to consider. Often, there’s conflicting information online and many people prefer to talk to an expert about their unique situation. At Harding The Fireplace, our showroom is filled with different products and all our staff are extremely knowledgeable about everything from products and installation to design and mantles.
We have over 4,500 square feet of retail showroom space devoted to fireplaces and BBQs. We take the time to understand our customers’ needs and are always prepared to schedule a home visit to help you decide which products are suited best for you.