This is a tip I learned from my Mom. My Mom keeps the temperature of her house pretty low by most peoples standards. You may wonder how she can be comfortable during the winter. By using the gas fireplace in her living room my Mom heats the space she is using instead of keeping her whole house heated to a certain level. This way the fuel being burned is from the fireplace not the furnace Mom isn’t spending money heating rooms not in use such as the entire basement and the spare bedrooms.
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