Depending on where you build in the country, the cold season is still a few months away, so now is the perfect time for you to start thinking about a hearth product for your homes.
The open-faced, wood-burning fireplace is dead. Such units are inefficient, plus many jurisdictions don’t allow you to put one in a new house. Even in a remodeling situation, “no-burn” days might apply.
But you still have many options, including gas, wood-burning stoves and inserts, pellet-burning units, and ethanol products that do not require chimney venting.
Though some hearth products are not ideal or practical as a primary source of heat, they are excellent for supplementing heat for homeowners and even better at creating ambiance and a statement in a room.
Here are some sophisticated units you might like: