There’s nothing quite like the comfort and ambiance of a fireplace to make a house feel like a home. Fireplaces not only increase your home’s value, but can also help provide warmth and comfort during chilly winter months.
When shopping for a fireplace that will be ideal for your home, there are several different types to choose from. Whether it is an electric, wood or natural gas burning fireplace, Woodward Heating has the right fireplace for you. There are advantages and disadvantages to each of these fireplace types. Use the charts below to help decide the right type of fireplace for your home:
Wood burning fireplaces
- Firewood has widespread availability
- Aesthetics of a ‘real’ fire
- Uses an economical fuels
- Environmentally friendly fuel
- Needs frequent cleaning after use
- Requires a chimney or ventilation
- No on/off switch for on-demand use
- Wood storage can take up large amounts of space
- Easiest to install/start
- Ideal for apartments, hotels, etc.
- Not as realistic looking as other options
- Low heat output
- Expensive heat source
Natural gas fireplaces
- On-demand use with on/off switches
- Flexible installation options
- Less maintenance than wood burning
- Unsuitable for use during long power outages
- Not as environmentally friendly
- Lacks ambiance of wood burning fireplace
Installing a New Fireplace
When it comes time to choosing a fireplace for your home, Woodward Heating is here to help!
With a variety of fireplace brands and products to choose from, Woodward Heating is the right company for the job. We sell, service and install a variety of products to fit all of our customers wants and needs including:
- Heat N Glo Fireplaces – Heat N Glo boasts an array of fireplaces ranging from freestanding gas and wood stoves to outdoor fireplaces and fire pits in a variety of different styles to fit not only your heating needs, but your style needs as well.
- Napoleon Fireplaces – Napoleon offers a wide range of patented and innovative fireplaces, stoves and inserts, which surpass industry standards and will add value to your home while also offering comfort and a reliable heat source.
Woodward Heating is the place to go for Salem, OR and McMinnville, Oregon’s best fireplaces. No matter what your size or budget, whether you’re a business or a homeowner, we have the fireplace equipment you’re looking for – models designed to fit every space and every price range.
Woodward Heating’s goal is to make their customers comfortable for the long term by providing nothing less than the best in service, value and craftsmanship. That’s our mission and it’s been working for us – and our customers – since 1989.
Contact Woodward Heating today to speak to a representative about a fireplace installation in your home!