The Value of a Hearth
Finding your next fireplace, stove or insert is one of the most energy-efficient and effective home improvements you can make. One simple installation can add serious style, heating power and value to your home. In fact:
- On average, fireplaces increase your home's appraisal value $3,5001
of homebuyers say they enjoy having a fireplace and want one in a future home2
- Fireplaces are the #2 desired amenity
among homebuyers, second only to outdoor spaces3
- "The Hearth is the Heart of the Home.
" - Frank Lloyd WrightNext Steps
Distinguish your home from the rest of the block and immediately increase its value and appeal. Discover your perfect hearth in 5 steps or less. Start the search today - browse industry leading fireplaces
to find your perfect fire.1
2010 HPBA Hearth Consumer Research2
2011 AVID Design Driver Study3
Marshall & Swift Residential Cost Handbook, December 2009 edition. This number may vary by application. For instance, detailed fronts and surrounds will further increase appraised values. Fireplaces used as a heat source will further increase values by $640.