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It’s Time to Upgrade Your Fireplace

For many homes in Rochester and throughout Western New York, the fireplace is the heart and soul of the living space. It’s where families gather to celebrate the joys of the cold winter season. However, many older homes have fireplaces that are deteriorating and have lost their charm. When you upgrade the fireplace, you can Read more

All About Fireplace Maintenance

Many homes in the Greater Rochester area and Western New York use their fireplaces almost daily during the winter months to stay comfortable during the winter. It’s also very relaxing to sit by a cozy fire while looking at the snow-covered rooftops on a snowy day. While it is vital to have annual chimney inspections Read more

Benefits Of Installing A Gas Log Set In Your Fireplace

There’s something so cozy about a wood-burning fireplace in the winter, especially when it’s snowing outside. Although wood-burning fireplaces are beautiful and can feel very nostalgic, they also require a lot of work to use. Not only does it take time and precision to build a natural fire, but they are also much more difficult Read more

Can You Use A Chimney Without A Liner?

As one of the oldest cities in New York, there are older and historic homes in Rochester and throughout Western New York that predate modern building codes and are without a chimney liner. To this day, some of these older homes still have an unlined chimney. Today, however, many building codes require a chimney liner. Read more

It’s Time to Upgrade Your Fireplace

It’s the time of year when families in Williamsville and throughout Western New York look forward to the warmth of the fireplace. The soothing crackling sounds of burning logs in the background comfort those cold wintry days and nights. However, fireplaces are more than a source of heating. They are an essential centerpiece that is Read more

Common Causes of a Smokey Fireplace

Nobody likes smoke filling their house. Worse than smoke is the carbon monoxide carried by smoke. Carbon monoxide can’t be seen or smelled, but it’s known to be potentially fatal when inhaled by people and pets. Felgemacher Fireplace Store of Buffalo, NY, deals with a lot of smoke backup issues for our customers. Here’s what Read more

Gas vs Wood Fireplace: How Do I Decide?

Wondering how to decide between a gas vs wood fireplace? Rest assured that both types of fuel offer remarkable efficiency, thanks to the stringent requirements of the EPA. To get the most enjoyment out of a new fireplace, consider the following pros and cons of wood and gas fireplaces. Wood Fireplaces The ambiance of a Read more

FAQs About Chimney & Fireplaces for Your Home

Do you have a burning question about fireplaces or chimneys? We have compiled this list of frequently asked questions for you! We hope you find the answer you’re looking for, whether you need advice about maintaining an existing fireplace or what to expect from a new fireplace. If you don’t find an answer on this Read more

Switch from Wood to Gas Fuel With A Fireplace Insert

If you want to switch from wood fuel to gas fuel, a gas fireplace insert makes it easy. There are several great reasons for upgrading your heating appliance with a new gas fireplace insert. Learn details below. Increase Heating Efficiency Traditional open masonry fireplaces deliver when it comes to creating an irresistible ambiance. As far Read more

Things You Should Know About Fireplaces

A fireplace is a popular amenity, especially in Buffalo and Rochester, NY. You can use it to heat your home when the temperature drops unexpectedly and reduce your heating costs. If you want to keep your family safe and ensure your fireplace lasts, there are a few important things to know about your fireplace. Annual Read more