Gas and Electric Fireplace Designs: Which one is Right for You?

Sunday, 24 January 2010, 15:33 | Category : Maintenance
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Gas_Fireplace_page003img001Gas and electric fireplace designs are both fabulous choices for homes. They bring a certain charm and elegance to a home and the fact that they don’t burn wood makes them far more convenient than their wood burning counterpart. Gas and electric fireplaces also do not make a mess. Clean up and maintenance is quite simple. Both types of fireplaces have gorgeous designs that add a wonderful addition to any home.
There are some differences between the Gas and electric fireplaces however. The gas fireplace will likely put out more heat. So, if you want to really use this for heating and not just a pretty fireplace to look at, you will likely want a gas fireplace. Also, a gas fireplace needs a flue, so typically a gas fireplace is inserted into an existing fireplace. The gas fireplace is made to look just like a wood burning fireplace and the logs that go in it look real. Unless someone looks closely they may not even realize the fireplace isn’t a wood burning one. Gas is simple to use and efficient. You may have a simple control to turn up or down the flames and heat. Gas is a terrific choice for someone looking for heat as well asĀ ambiance.... [more]

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