If you’ve been considering getting a gas fireplace for your home but are still undecided, below are some reasons that may aid in your decision.
Gas Fireplaces offer Creative Freedom
In the past, if you wanted to have a fireplace installed in your home, you needed to put it in a place that would allow a chimney to vent out the smoke. If you didn’t, then your house would be filled, making it uninhabitable.
With a gas fireplace, you have more freedom of where you can put them. They still require venting, but they don’t require a huge chimney. This means that you can add a fireplace to the middle of a room, on a wall, or anywhere your heart desires. It can be a lot of fun finding a place to add a gas fireplace and adding an amazing design element to your space.
They Are Easy to Install
Again, without having to worry about a chimney to vent dangerous emissions, putting in a gas fireplace take very little work. It’s advised to have a professional help with this process to ensure that it’s done correctly and the gas is connected the way it should, but it won’t take long to get the process accomplished.
Low Maintenance and Energy Efficient
If you have a wood-burning fireplace, at some point, you’ll have to clean it out. Burning wood creates a lot of ash and other debris that will build up and create a huge mess. Cleaning it isn’t always the easiest, and maintaining the chimney to make sure it doesn’t get clogged or have a leak can be time consuming and expensive.
After you get a gas fireplace, you won’t have to worry about these maintenance steps. There’s nothing to clean–and no wood to chop. They are also energy efficient because they can be turned off and on with the flip of a switch. This can also make this type of fireplace safer for your home.
Great Source of Heat
Most people want to add a fireplace to their home for an extra source of heat, and gas fireplaces can provide that. They do it in a way that requires less work than a traditional fireplace and can be turned on with the flip of a switch.
At Hi-Tech Appliance, we can install gas fireplaces in your home or repair one that you already have.