With the colder temperatures drawing near, we will be scrambling for heat. Although we can simply turn on our heat in our homes, most also tend to use fireplaces as a main source of staying warm inside their homes. Wood burning fireplaces and natural gas fireplaces are commonly used throughout households all over the world. However, there are pros and cons of both types of heat sources. We have to take into consideration the look and feel, maintenance, convenience and our environmental responsibility.