Chances are if you’re thinking about adding a wood furnace to your home, it’s probably because you’re tired of paying so much for gas or electric heat. In a tight economy, we are all looking for ways to save. Perhaps another driving factor to look into a wood furnace for your home is because of an attractive tax benefit being offered by your state. These are all great reasons for switching to wood-burning heating system.
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However, there is a benefit to wood furnaces that is often overlooked at first. And you could say in some ways it’s even more important than saving a few bucks. Wood furnaces can be amazingly beautiful additions to the home and often improve the quality of life for everyone living there. If you’ve been looking for that something to make your living room or family room cozier or need a finishing piece to create the décor you have always dreamed of, it may just be a wood furnace you’re looking for.
The fact is the right wood furnace will simply change the way you feel about a room. That’s why more and more interior designers are using them as the centerpiece of a room’s design. Whether you’re into streamlined modern style, early American rustic or really think outside of the firebox, today’s wood furnaces can come in any design you like and can be made of a variety of metals and stones to tie together all the elements of the room.
You can even add your own touch with mosaic floor paneling or tiled stove board. These gorgeous additions aren’t just pretty facings; they also help add to the safety of your floors and walls. Of course, the more extravagant your wood furnace, the more money you should be prepared to spend. Some really beautiful wood furnace designs can be found here, http://blog.hgtv.com/design/2010/01/08/the-beauty-of-wood-stoves/.
Of course, you can dress up a wood-burning device anyway you like but the most important element is the same for each, the fire. There can be no doubt fire has a magical, even romantic quality to it. There is nothing like the soft glow of a flickering fire to set the tone for a room. Whether your entertaining friends, enjoying a cocktail and a good book or just meditating on the day, it will not only make your home more welcoming to others, it will help you feel more at home. That’s why when buying or designing a wood furnace, always make sure you pick the glass door that provides the best view for you, there are plenty types to choose from.