How to look after a fireplace in summer?

A fireplace in a living room is not only an additional or main source of heat. It is a primarily a decorative element of any interior. We usually make us of it during autumn-winter period and early in spring. In most cases, a fireplace remains unused. So, how to maintain it to use it without any problems during a heating season.
In the summer season, we do not usually use a fireplace. We can make use of it to warm up water at most etc. However, during summer a fireplace functions mainly as a decorative element.vv

A functional or a decorative fireplace

No matter whether we use our fireplace to heat our home or not, it will always perform a decorative function. To make it serve for many years to come, a fireplace needs to be kept clean. Any dirt, dust or soot may clog the flues, and this in turn can disable our fireplace.

A fireplace for summer without a heating function

As we have mentioned before, in summer, a fireplace serves an ornamental purpose. You can turn it on, to add elegance to the interior but it will not emit heat. It is enough to install a special insert, two-element set, which consists of a cap and a liquid container. It is a fast and effective way, to enjoy the flames of a fireplace all year round. 
How to look after our fireplace in summer?

Summer is the best period to prepare our fireplace to a heating season. Thus, we will avoid unpleasant surprises in the future. What needs to be checked?

• the condition of fireplace flues
• the burner – if there are no cracks and other mechanical damage
• the seals, particularly the door seals 

In summer, it is advisable to think about buying firewood for our fireplaces. It we replenish our stock in advance, we will make some savings during the heating season.

 

 

 

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