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if you have a fireplace do you use it much/often?

We have one we badly wanna get working but our insurance would SKYROCKET because it's like 70+ years old. I am uber frozen right now. Stupid Minnesota ...

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hibbingmom

Asked by hibbingmom at 4:55 PM on Jan. 18, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • We have a gas fireplace. I always kinda thought they were a little on the stupid side and not very nostalgic, like a wood-burning fireplace. But I LOVE it! We sometimes use it daily during the winter. It warms the room very quickly, and it is a ventless gas fireplace, so none of the warm air escapes through the flue.
    misses_nick

    Answer by misses_nick at 4:59 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • I've had a fireplace for nearly 4 years, and we've never used it.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 5:18 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • We have a wood burning fireplace, and use it almost daily in the late fall to early spring!
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 6:37 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • We have one and hubs is firing it up now. Our temps are starting to drop.
    tiddliwinks

    Answer by tiddliwinks at 6:46 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • We have two wood-burning fireplaces. We have yet to use them. We bought our house last year, and we have to get a chimney sweep in before we can use them.
    jilby

    Answer by jilby at 6:48 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • We have gas burning in our homes. We occasionally use them. It's in the 80's this week, so not now!
    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 8:16 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • We have one, but I think that we have used it once since we lived in the house.
    elliecooper

    Answer by elliecooper at 8:49 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • We have a wood burning stove insert in ours. LOVE it and run it when it gets cold here to help with heating costs.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 9:17 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • We have a fireplace in our family room. When it's not a 'spare the air day', we sometimes burn a few logs. We don't use it very late, because we want to be sure it's completely out before we close the flu for the night. If it gets too late in the evening, cold air blows in through the chimney. We get very little heat from it, but it looks nice.
    ss_mom

    Answer by ss_mom at 10:36 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

  • We have one and we have never used it. We live in SC, though.
    Christina807

    Answer by Christina807 at 11:49 PM on Jan. 18, 2011

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