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How do fireplace insert blowers work?
Last Updated: 3rd January, 2020
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Simply so, how does a fireplace insert work?
An insert is basically a fireproof box that's surrounded by steel or cast iron and fronted by insulated glass, creating a closed combustion system. The steel or cast iron helps to trap the heat. Some inserts have a blower that pushes the hot air back into the room through front vents.
Beside above, how much does it cost to install a fireplace blower? A gas fireplace blower 10 and fan can improve heat radiation and the cost is $100-$250 for the materials and another $75-$150 for the installation. Adding a chimney is always a major project/enhancement for any gas fireplace project and will add $60-$95/linear foot.
Subsequently, one may also ask, do fireplace blowers really work?
Choosing a high number increases the energy of your fireplace from 74 to 92 percent. The fireplace blower uses only a small amount of electricity, therefore the added heat in the room far outweighs any extra electricity required while the blower motor is functioning. Some blowers include a thermostat.
Is a fireplace insert worth the money?
Overall, a fireplace insert gives most individuals the value the want including: Time Savings: Less maintenance such as cleaning, removing ash, and adding wood to the fire.