• Make Your Home a HOT Property Contest
    Remodeling is a fun way to spruce up your surroundings. It can make your home the one you’ve always dreamed of living in. If you are smart about it, you can also choose remodeling projects that add value to your home over the long run.

    When making remodeling decisions, few upgrades offer the tangible benefits that come from adding a gas fireplace to a home that doesn’t have one, or adding a fireplace insert to a wood-burning fireplace (link to inserts article). In addition to the obvious benefits of ambience and warmth, it can also increase your home’s value. The investment is relatively low when compared to other similar remodeling projects and the benefits of a gas fireplace are many. More details are below, but here’s the fun news – you can WIN a new fireplace for your home!

    Now through August 15, you can enter to win a new gas fireplace or fireplace insert from Heat & Glo by participating in the Make Your Home a HOT Property remodeling contest! The Grand Prize, valued at up to $5,900, includes the cost of the fireplace and installation in your home. You will also have a chance to win one of 15 gift cards valued at $150 for your next remodeling project, or one of 20 “Remodel Packs,” which include handy items like a tape measure, work gloves and Heat & Glo shirts. You’ll also receive a $100 coupon good toward any Heat & Glo product.

    Enter to win here or by visiting the Heat & Glo Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/HeatandGlo. Entering is fast and easy, no purchase is necessary, and the contest is open to residents of the continental U.S. who are 18 years or older. Winners will be announced during the week of August 20, 2012.

    Fireplaces add value to homes. The proof is in the statistics. Approximately 91 percent of the cost of adding an “excellent” quality direct vent gas fireplace can be recouped when selling the home, according to figures provided by Marshall & Swift’s appraiser’s handbook and the average cost of a gas fireplace. When compared to other remodeling projects that add new features to a home (vs. replacement projects), only 45.9 percent of the cost of a sunroom can be recouped when selling, and only 57.2 percent of the cost a garage addition can be recouped, according to Remodeling magazine’s 2011-12 Cost vs. Value Report. This is great news if you like fireplaces, and really, who doesn’t like a cozy fireplace? Want to hear more great reasons? Check out the Top 10 Reasons to add a Fireplace to your Home.

    All of this means one thing – fireplaces make homes HOT properties! Enter the contest here or by visiting the Heat & Glo Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/HeatandGlo.
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