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Do you have a wood fireplace or gas?

How long during the day do you have it on? And do you feel it gives you the right heat?


Asked by madmueller at 1:22 PM on Jan. 14, 2013 in Home & Garden

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Answers (18)
  • Gas. I keep it on pretty much all day. Wood is much better as far as heat goes, but the convenience of gas is really nice.

    Answer by JackieGirl007 at 3:50 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • we have no fire at all only radiators

    Answer by san78 at 1:25 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • wood stove and electric heaters

    both have to be on 8-12 hrs a day

    wood is hotter and cheaper

    Answer by staciandababy at 1:25 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • We have a wood fireplace. We only light it twice a year on Holidays. Gives no real heat at all, basically makes the upstairs of the house much colder since it pulls the heat from upstairs & right out the chimney. I would like to convert to gas since it's easier to just turn it on & no cleaning out after.


    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 1:25 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • we have centeral Air
    BUT we have an electric fireplace for the look of a real one!! Cause ive always wanted one and now its no mess or hassel just turn it on!!

    Answer by futurebabykar at 1:28 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • I hate our fireplace. It is gas with a electric start. If the electricity goes out we can not start it.  It is a new type that you can not light with a lighter.


    Answer by louise2 at 1:30 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • wood
    do not use much
    pretty but not efficient

    Answer by fiatpax at 1:30 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • We have a heat pump.

    Answer by mommy_jules at 1:51 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • I have a wood burning fireplace, but I have never used it. In our rental I am not sure if it even works and I would have to pay to have it checked, so I figured didn't need it that bad.

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 1:58 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • Gas fireplace but I wish it was wood. We live in the woods, so no shortage of that - gas is so expensive! We hardly ever use it and when we do it's not really for heat, just atmosphere. We have forced air heat to keep the house at 69 during the day.

    Answer by missanc at 2:14 PM on Jan. 14, 2013