Many homeowners consider a fireplace a favorite amenity when searching for a new home. This feature adds comfort to a home while enhancing a home’s interior and exterior architecture. There are many benefits to owning a fireplace, and we’re here to share them with you.
Owning a Fireplace Makes a Home Cozier
No other heating appliance makes a home quite as cozy as a fireplace. Fireplaces offer a warm place to gather around crackling flames with family, friends, and guests. You can enjoy watching the fire dance as the bitter cold melts away, whether you choose an open hearth, a fireplace insert, or a wood or pellet stove. You can also snuggle by the fire whenever you need solitude and read a good book. Owning a fireplace means that you can enjoy countless indoor activities.
Enhances the Romance
Since it’s cold during the winter on the East Coast, most people don’t leave the house as often other than going to work or running errands. However, that doesn’t mean that time spent indoors has to be mundane. Owning a fireplace gives you a reason to sit in front of the fireplace with the person you love. You can sip wine and enjoy a home-cooked meal. Even if you have trouble finding or trusting a babysitter, as your kids sleep, you can go downstairs and enjoy a romantic evening in front of the fireplace.
Warms the Home During a Power Outage
Gas and fireplaces will heat the home even during a power outage because they don’t run on electricity. You can also look forward to having some light until the power restores when you own a fireplace.
Owning a Fireplace is Eco-Friendly
Wood-burning appliances are efficient, producing a lot of heat to warm your home. You’ll use less fossil-fueled energy supply. Some of the latest models also make it possible to distribute heat from the appliance throughout your home using pre-existing ductwork.
Also, when you burn wood, you use a source with a zero carbon footprint. High-quality wood-burning appliances produce small emissions because they qualify as smokeless heat sources. Unlike fossil fuels, wood is a sustainable energy source.
You Can Count on Lanham Construction for Chimney Repairs
You can enhance your home in so many ways with a masonry fireplace. A fireplace will keep your home warm and help you create lifelong memories. However, chimneys need the proper maintenance for your home to remain safe. Our masonry contractors can keep your chimney clean and swept. Don’t hesitate to call us if you ever need a chimney repair.
Lanham Construction For All Your Construction Needs
Lanham Construction is an award-winning and dependable construction company dedicated to serving your home or business with whichever construction project you have in mind. Our professional team is eager to serve customers all throughout Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. When you pick Lanham, you won’t ever have to worry about the process. We’re here to help with every step of the way.