Fireplaces offers a comforting and relaxing environment for residence during the winter months. Modern fireplaces offer the convenience of starting with the push of a button.
Here at Strictly Gas we like to explain everything our customers need to know about modern fireplaces so they can maintain convenience and a warm welcoming environment.
Liquid Propane Fireplaces
Propane Fireplace is a clean burning fireplace as well, making it safer than traditional wood fireplaces. However, these fireplaces requires more maintenance due to its capability of property damage. These fireplaces are better for homes where Natural gas isn’t available.
Natural Gas Fireplaces is the most common fireplaces. It burns very clean compared to traditional wood fireplaces. As a matter of fact, wood fireplaces are considered a health hazard. Gas fireplaces is also more cost efficient generally. This option is better for homes that already run gas appliances.
Gas fireplaces produce HEAT without electric!!!
Common Install Options
When in comes to Gas Fireplaces there are two types of products that are available. Both products are viable option depending on preference and purpose.
Vented Gas Logs
The vented gas log can only be installed into an open wood fireplace, whether masonry built or factory built. It needs a well working chimney system. This installation produces more heat than traditional wood fireplaces while offering realistic logs and flames.
Vent less Gas Logs
The vent less gas logs can be installed without a chimney. Because of this the flames and logs can not touch to avoid carbon monoxide emissions. This installation will offer more hear heat than the vented log. However, a working vent less gas log will not look as realistic as the vented version
Intermittent Pilot Ignition
Worry about your pilot running all the time? The Intermittent Pilot Ignition is great for gas fireplaces. It’s the EASY ON option. Sometimes pilots are hard to light, needing to use both hands to light. With a simple push of a button, you can have your beautiful fireplace burning.
Intermitten Pilot Ignitions are not good for a converted brick and mortor fireplace. It is best to keep the pilot lit continuously for the small amount of heat in the flue.
The gas insert is a furnace rated appliance that uses a sealed system with a fixed glass in the front. This type of installation provides more and that gas logs and zone heating making it more efficient. Its a good option with fireplaces with masonry issues.
Fireplaces offers a comforting and relaxing environment for residence during the winter months. Modern fireplaces offer the convenience of starting with the push of a button. Here at Strictly Gas we like to explain everything our customers need to know about modern fireplaces so they can maintain convenience and a warm welcoming environment.