5 Reasons Every Colorado Home Should Have a Gas Fireplace

A gas fireplace adds warm ambiance to a Colorado home

You walk into your home after another Colorado winter day full of fun and family. You take off your coat and shoes and retire to the living room where you wish you could just flip a switch and curl up in front of a nice, warm, relaxing fire. There MUST be something you can add to your home that creates a feeling of family and relaxation, is easy to install and maintain, and is stylish. Good news — there is! Here are 5 reasons every Colorado home should have a gas fireplace.

Add Warmth to Any Room in Your Home

Imagine soaking in a bubble bath, with a beautiful view of a crackling fire after a long day. Or, maybe you’d like to curl up in bed with a riveting best seller, all warm and cozy with a fire across the room. With a gas fireplace, you can add comfort and beauty to virtually any room in your home thanks to the vast variety of options when it comes to size and ease of installation.

Save On Your Heating Bill

By turning your thermostat down a touch and lighting your gas fireplace in the areas of your home where you spend the most time, you can save money and energy on your annual heating bill. In fact, every home in Colorado should have a gas fireplace, because you’re able to use it all year long. For instance, on summer mornings when the temperature is just chilly enough but not cold enough to justify turning on the heat in your home, you can still be warm and comfortable. Enjoy your fireplace spring, summer, fall, and winter.

Fire Up Your Property Value

According to the National Association of Realtors, having a fireplace in your home can improve your home’s value by up to 12%. So, not only will it increase the enjoyment you experience in your home, it practically pays for itself if you ever choose to sell. 

A Safe and Clean Option for Families

Kids have a knack for playing in the one area you wish they wouldn’t. If your children are smaller, a gas fireplace is a fantastic option. It brings that warmth and ambiance you crave from a wood fireplace, without the maintenance. It also makes having an inside pet a bit easier, as you won’t have to worry about ashes scattered across your floor.

Functional Focal Point 

You walk into your living room and take a look around. What do you see? If it’s not a beautiful fire, then your Colorado home NEEDS a gas fireplace. It’s a beautiful, stylish addition that makes for a timeless and functional focal point. Decorate the mantel for Christmas, light the fire on snowy winter days, and enjoy a touch of warmth when the weather is rainy and overcast. 


Have you decided your Colorado home should have a gas fireplace? We’ve got you covered! At IHT Hot Tubs & Fireplaces, you’ll find a stunning gas fireplace to add to any room in your home. Choose from a variety of amazing designs to fit your style preference and your space. Contact us today to learn more or shop online! With a brand new fireplace, your Colorado home just became one of your favorite places to be.

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