Laura’s Cheap Trick #72

Close the Flue Vent.

Done with the fire and it is out?  Shut the vent.  We lose just as much A/C out the flue as we do heat when we forget to keep this small little vent shut.  Consider adding some glass panels or a fireplace blocker to limit the heat loss but still enjoy the ambiance.



About laurascheaptricks

Laura is a mom entrepreneur who owns a successful television production company in the greater Washington DC area. As the daughter of a couple of WW2/victory garden parents she is a free - associative thinker and often explores new and more efficient ways to accomplish tasks and save money. "I come by naturally."
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