EB Design Air Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Fireplace’ Category

Why a Gas Fireplace is a Great Addition to Your Home

Monday, March 16th, 2020

couple-warming-feet-at-fireplaceHaving a heating system built into your house that can keep you warm all winter long is a great thing, but in most cases your furnace or your boiler radiators aren’t exactly picturesque. And sometimes it is nice not just to be able to keep warm but also to enjoy a little ambiance. Where the demand for warmth crosses paths with the desire to have something to add to your home environment you will find the gas fireplace.

Maybe you have an older wood-burning fireplace and you are wondering if it is possible for you to switch to a gas fireplace. Or maybe you just want to know what the deal is with gas fireplaces to begin with. Whatever your curiosity we are happy to answer your questions. We offer professional fireplace services in Rockland for a reason after all!

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3 Signs Your Gas Fireplace Needs Repairs

Monday, December 9th, 2019

gas-fireplaceIt is a wonderful feeling to enjoy time beside your gas fireplace when the world outside is so chilly. Those flickering flames provide a sense of warmth and coziness and provide a great place to enjoy a warm cup of cocoa. You may run into issues with this though if your gas fireplace isn’t functioning properly.

If you have a gas fireplace that isn’t working that way it is supposed to, it is likely that you will need to reach out for repair services for this unique part of your home sooner than later. While normally not a primary source for heating the entire home, it is still a part of your heating system!

So, the next question you may want to ask in this case is: what are the signs that I should reach out for gas fireplace repairs? Thankfully, we have an answer for you, along with repair services that you can schedule at any time.

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Think Ahead: Consider A Fireplace Now!

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

modern-living-room-with-open-kitchenSo summer is coming to a close here in New City, NY and the last thing you’re probably thinking about in this heat is how you want to heat your home this winter. We know that winter may seem far off, but the crisp, chilly weather of fall is right around the bend and winter will be coming around right after. You need to start thinking ahead so that you’re not caught out in the cold without any viable heating options.

If you want to add a little extra heat to your home this winter all while upping the ambiance, you should consider a fireplace in New City, NY. We know that the thought of installing a new fireplace can be a bit of a hassle, but we can make the process as easy as possible for you. Contact our team today to learn more.

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Does Your Home Need a Fireplace?

Monday, March 4th, 2019

fireplace-coupleThe idea of a fireplace certainly sounds nice, but like any investment into a home appliance, you’ll want to do some research before making a commitment.

When it comes to fireplaces, that can be tricky. Even though they do provide the important function of keeping your home warm, it’s no secret that many homeowners want them simply because they look and feel nice.

Balancing the “need” vs. “want” in this way is something unique to fireplaces. Fortunately, we have a few perspectives that might help you decide.

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Maintain Good Air Quality While Using a Fireplace

Monday, February 4th, 2019

fireplaceFireplaces are wonderful additions to your home for their aesthetic and functional charm. Styles range from rustic and traditional in appearance to sleek and modern. As for the type of fireplace, there are the traditional wood burning kind, gas-fueled, electric, wood-stove… the list goes on.

Regardless of which kind of fireplace you choose, however, an important thing to keep in mind is how that new fireplace will affect your indoor air quality. While modern-day fireplaces are incredibly safe to operate, some of them need to be operated according to their respective instructions. Failing to do so can create risks like polluting your indoor air with harmful exhaust.

Today, we’ll go over some ways that you can keep your air quality intact while using a fireplace.

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When Would I Need to Install a New Fireplace?

Monday, October 1st, 2018

fireplaceA fireplace is almost as much a part of your home as the room it’s situated in—surely you wouldn’t just remove or replace a fireplace unless you absolutely had to, right? But there are actually several good reasons to install a new fireplace, for any reason from the practical to the aesthetic. In fact, keeping an older fireplace is most likely costing you more money than you realize.

Below are a few situations in which a fireplace replacement would be in your best interest.

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3 Alternatives to the Wood Fuel Fireplace

Monday, September 17th, 2018

cat-warming-up-to-fireplaceSure, fireplaces are how people heated their home in the past, but that’s exactly what gives them their charm. For a while, people in the modern age were using fireplaces purely for this aesthetic charm, but when the idea of using fireplaces to conserve energy came around, people found a whole new reason to install them.

As it turns out though, wood fireplaces are old-fashioned; they need real effort to maintain. Luckily, fireplaces now come in other fuel types, each with their own perks and benefits. Fireplace installation in New City, NY is easier than ever before.

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Beware of Creosote Build-Up in Your Chimney

Monday, November 21st, 2016

If you have a fireplace in your Wycoff, NJ home, chances are you’ve already used it a few times this fall. Fireplaces are cozy and romantic, and can make a great way for you to heat your home without costing you an arm and a leg. But like any other appliances, fireplaces must be maintained, lest their operation create unexpected problems for your home. One of the biggest issues fireplace owners have to contend with is the build-up of creosote in the chimney, which can prove a stubborn irritant or even a threat if it persists long enough.

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Signs of Trouble with Your Fireplace

Monday, October 24th, 2016

We’ve already seen our share of chilly days here in the Northeast, which means that — if your home has a fireplace — you’ve likely had cause to use it at least once or twice. The fall makes an ideal time to check your fireplace for signs of trouble, and if an issue arises, you can summon a repair service before the temperature drops too low.

That will help your fireplace work as efficiently as it can later in the winter, and can often lower the cost of repairs, since sooner is always preferable to later when it comes to correcting a long-standing problem. Here’s a quick list of signs of trouble with your fireplace, which you should watch for when planning to build a fire this fall.

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Time to Get Your Fireplace Ready

Monday, September 19th, 2016

September is moving right along here in Franklin Lakes, NJ and fall officially arrives this week. That makes it the ideal time to take a close look at your fireplace if you have one, and get it ready for use again. Fireplaces usually sit untouched throughout the summer months but the cozy atmosphere they provide — to say nothing of inexpensive heat — can be a boon to your household. With proper preparation, you can ensure that your fireplace does its job without trouble throughout our long East Coast winter. Here’s a quick list of some steps to take to help make sure that happens.

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