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Install A Bellfire Fireplace Today

At SirVent Chimney, we strongly encourage homeowners to always invest in a professionally trained and CSIA certified chimney sweep for all of their installation needs. If you’re ready to have a new fireplace put into your living space, trust in our expert crew to get the job done right! We offer top-of-the-line fireplace models that will leave you more than satisfied year after year. One of these is the Bellfire Fireplace.

History Behind Bellfires

In the late 1700s, the Count of Rumford saw the need for a more efficient way to run a fireplace. Since fire was the main source of heat for homes back then, Rumford was determined to find a way for them to produce good heat without leaving families with a house full of smoke and fumes. Research combined with trial and error led him to make great strides in the fireplace world, which is how Rumford Fireplaces eventually came to be.

At SirVent Chimney, we proudly sell and install Rumfords, and love what they contribute to the aesthetic of homes in the area. In addition to Rumfords, we also like to showcase a different type of fireplace that was brought about in the 1900s by a man named Dr. Peter Rosin. Rosin took a different approach towards the study of fireplaces and focused on enhancing function and efficiency.

Later, Bell of England took Rosin’s studies and created the Bellfire Fireplace. Ever since, it has been a popular choice for homeowners as they learn of the countless benefits they bring to a living space. Get everything you want and more from one of our Bellfire Fireplaces today! Our team of experts has the tools and technology necessary for getting the job done right. Make the right choice by calling on us today!

Why A Bellfire?

So, what does a Bellfire Fireplace contribute to a household? Well, for one thing, you’ll end up saving money month to month! These fireplaces don’t use a fan at all and depend only on refractory materials to radiate heat back into your living space. This means no energy is wasted and less money is spent on electrical bills! Along with this, Bellfires require less fuel, which means you won’t be forced to purchase firewood over and over again.

If you chop, store, and season your own wood, don’t worry about hauling and stacking wood all winter long. These units require less maintenance and don’t need to be refueled as often as other models. You’ll get stronger heat output, without all the extra work, for hours and hours!

Worried about a smokey living room? Not with a Bellfire! Their unique shape and design require less airflow than a traditional fireplace, which means drafting and smoke back-up isn’t something you should ever have to worry about.

We Can Get It Done

If you’re ready to complete the look and feel of your home, trust in us to install your dream fireplace today. When fall comes back around, you will be all set and ready to go on that first cold day! Pick up the phone, so that we can help you out soon!

The Benefits of Having a Bellfire Fireplace in Your Home

Choosing the right type of fireplace to enjoy in your home can sometimes be a daunting task, as people today are faced with a seemingly endless array of options. When considering them all, one cannot simply overlook a timeless and trusted option: the Bellfire fireplace. It was created when Professor Peter O. Rosin conducted a series of experiments in the early 1900’s that yielded certain results about air and heat flow from fires, and Bell of England utilized these findings to create the simple yet efficient design we see today. The Bellfire is a fireplace that is advantageous to the heating of our homes, and you might enjoy it for several reasons. Take a moment to look at some of them.

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Durability & Safety

The Bellfire’s materials make it something that is very durable, which also makes it a safer option. It utilizes in its construction a litany of refractory materials which, according to the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) defines these as, “non-metallic materials having those chemical and physical properties that make them applicable for structures or as components of systems that are exposed to environments above 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit (800 degrees celsius/811 Kelvin), which means they are able to maintain their strength at significantly higher temperatures. The materials wrap around the entire firebox, under the hearth, and surrounds the smoke chamber, which in turn provides safety in that it prevents heat from flowing into adjacent combustible structures. For the Bellfire, the durability of its materials also makes it a safer choice.

Design & Efficiency

The Bellfire fireplace’s shape and design is also one of its strengths. Its half-pear design and open hearth allow the fire’s “apex” to form along the back wall, thus creating a hot spot that radiates heat back into the fire, therefore it achieves close to a complete combustion of the wood fuel. Due to Professor Rosin’s findings about air and heat flow, the Bellfire was designed this way in order to make it one of the most efficient heating devices of the modern era. The occurrence of the “apex” and complete fuel combustion yields heat that radiates out into the room at an almost maximum level without the use of any fans or other devices blowing. This efficiency minimizes the amount of other forms of energy use in the house be they gas or electrical. Its also important to note that the Bellfire’s fifty percent smaller flue diameter also leads to less fuel loss, thereby maximizing its fuel burning efficiency with more heat from less wood. This flue design also decreases the amount of smoke flowing through your house, so you never have to deal with that smoky smell [sirventcharlotte.com/chimney-installations/bellfires/]. It utilizes an utterly simplistic design, and yet it maximizes its efficiency without sacrificing its performance! The Bellfire is definitely a choice for anyone who is looking for more efficiency in heating their homes this winter!

If you’re someone who thinks the Bellfire might be the fireplace for you, don’t hesitate to call SirVent Chimney and Venting Service! Our CSIA certified technicians serve the greater Lake Norman, North Carolina area with professional, reliable and knowledgeable chimney services. Click here or call us today and begin the steps to having your very own Bellfire Fireplace!