Since the early times of cave dwellers, man has congregated on the perimeter of a fire. Cooking, heat and the social aspect of the activity all playing a part. Today, most modern homes have a form of central heating, but the popularity of the fire has not dwindled and more people than ever before are looking for wood burning stoves or the more modern electric and gas fireplace options.
Although many prefer the sound and authenticity of the real fire experience, there is a lot to be said the convenience and cleanliness that the gas fireplace offers. For minimal maintenance, a realistic heat source can warm the entire room.
When it comes to comparing both gas and electric fires, gas fires have always traditionally been more popular due to their design. They generally looked far more realistic as they had that magic ingredient – the flame. Although they deliver the same heat that a log fire can produce, the ashes and work is not part of ownership. Just a gas line and you’re ready to go.
However, there is one downside to gas fires that needs to be considered, and that’s the removal of fumes. These days that has been partially addressed and it’s no longer necessary to have either a chimney or a flue to remove fumes from the gas fire.
In our last blog post, we covered a number of different gas fires that are available for purchase. It can be an overwhelming task to choose the best gas fire to suit your home and needs. In this blog post we will conclude with 2 more types of gas fires and other related facts.
Powerflue Gas Fires
Perfect for people whose house does not have either a flue or a chimney, this type of gas fire uses a fan to expel gases outside the fire and property. An electronic fan on the outside of the wall sucks out any fumes.
We offer a wide range of Powerflue gas fires with different fascias and looks. It’s important to note that these...
Identifying the most suitable gas fire for your property can be an overwhelming task. This blog post has been created to help you to understand what’s available and how to select the right model for your home.
Gas fires vary in their design and there is one to suit every home. This includes homes that don’t have a chimney as the fumes can be directed through a wall to the outside. Our modern wall mounted gas fire from Kinder Limours is one of these types.
Inset Gas Fires
Also known as ‘living flame fires’, inset gas fires were first introduced around 25 years ago. Created to look just like a real coal fire, the...