Pre-Stove Shopping Checklist

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Purchasing a stove is not something to be taken lightly. You’re making a decision that will affect your home aesthetics, heating and potentially your energy bill. With so many options to choose from, a pre-stove shopping checklist can help narrow down your choices and help you focus on what’s best for your home.

 
What project are you considering to add a fireplace?
  •  New Construction
  • Retrofit to an existing fireplace
  •  Remodeling
Is there a specific hearth product that you are looking to purchase?
  •  Fireplace
  •  Inserts
  •  Stove
  • Gas Logs
 
What type of fuel are you interested in?
  •  Gas
  •  Wood
  •  Electric
  •  Pellet
 
Where in the room will the installation take place? (It’s beneficial to know the size of the room you will be adding a fireplace to.)
  •  Interior wall
  •  Exterior wall
  •  Corner installation
  •  Outdoors
 
What criteria are you looking for in a fireplace?
  •  Efficiency
  •  Heating capacity
  •  Aesthetics
  •  Size
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How would you like to finish the fireplace?
  •  Drywall
  •  Cabinetry
  •  Surrounds (marble, granite, stone, wood mantel)
 
What accessories are you interested in to complete your project?
  •  Fan (some models include the fan as a standard feature)
  •  Remotes
  •  Decorative fronts
  •  Intellifire
  •  Heat-ducting system
 
These questions are designed to streamline the stove buying process for you. If you’re stuck, a qualified professional, like the staff at Fireside Home Solutions, can guide you toward the best fit for your home. Call today to schedule your free in-home consultation to get your new stove in time for the holidays.