Gas Fireplaces - Important heating for your home

Gas fireplaces - If you're just starting out, trying to learn more about which gas fireplace option will suit your budget, home décor and heating sensibilities a fine place to start is at a local fireplace store selling hearth and heating products. Here you will find a showroom of hearth manufacturers and familiar brands such as: Vermont Castings and Majestic Fireplaces, which include natural gas and propane models.

Fireplace Design: Find natural or propane models with plenty of btu

At the showroom you will also find both freestanding and built-in gas hearth options with color, size and style options galore. Gas models as well as wood are designed to heat up an entire house, or just a single room. As for matching your home style: choose from contemporary to traditional or just plain old fashioned. But, even if you're a do-it-yourselfer, you may want to hire a professional hearth installer to take you through the process and get the project done properly.

Here are some things to keep in mind before you begin:

A gas hearth needs to be sized to the area you intend to heat; have the dealer conduct a modified heat-loss calculation for your home.

You'll need to get a permit. Gas hearth installation will require a permit for the gas piping and the flue installation.

Consider the essential fireplace accessories: thermostat, fan, remote control, type of logs.

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