Few things provide ambiance coupled with practical usage in an Encinitas home like a fireplace. Over the past few weeks I’ve enjoyed sharing helpful tips around preparing and staging a home for sale. Today I’m featuring a great article about ways to modernize the home hearth into a clean and efficient heat source while preserving the charm this amenity provides to the overall appeal of a home. There are many advantages to transitioning to gas, including more efficient heating of your home and less maintenance costs. Fireplaces frequently act as a hub for seasonal and holiday related activities. Their appeal creates a lasting memory in the minds of prospective purchasers and often sparks the fire of a sale.