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Lampsusa

I agree there's nothing like the crackle, warmth and glow from a real wood burning fireplace. But for us a apartment dwellers without a existing fireplace-there is a cool idea worth warming up to. Yes, there are alternatives to the traditional chimney and flue scenarios. Many manufacturer's are offering ventless designed fireplaces powered by eco-friendly biofuel . These options are available in modern materials and available in ceiling mount, wall mount and floor standing units. Compared to wood, biofuel is 40% more energy efficient. I'm currently checking out this option vs. a faux fireplace.

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celestina89

Just had to chuckle at the candles in the bath idea. Had a former neighbor (they moved) who almost burned down their house. The wife loved putting candles around her tub as she bathed.......that was until something - a towel or window curtain or rug or something caught fire....... I'll let you imagine the outcome..................Let's just say the volunteer fire folks got a bonus 'pay'...:)

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Cecilia H

No you sure can't forget about those candles left out! I like to light them in my bedroom while I'm watching TV. Gives me my own ambiance!

   

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