Example of a large transitional formal open concept living room design in boston with beige walls, a ribbon fireplace, medium tone hardwood floors and a stone fireplace surround
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Wood-burning fireplaces do little to heat a room — in fact, they typically pull warm air from inside the home and send it right up the chimney. if someone in your house has asthma, allergies or other respiratory issues, irritants from the fireplace can make these problems worse. wood-burning fireplaces are also responsible for a surprising amount of air pollution, which is why there are restrictions on wood burning in some areas.