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Nanaimo 2017: Let's Talk About Gas Fireplaces

Fireplaces remain as one of the gathering spots for family and friends, providing an essential source of heat for warmth. Fireplaces have a special place in our hearts, a symbol of comfort and romanticism, and considered an attractive addition to your home. As an alternative to traditional wood fireplaces, new designs of fireplaces offer an energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, and safe option. One option is an energy-efficient and well-designed gas fireplace, and an advanced combustion wood-burning fireplace.

 

Over the past few years, gas fireplaces have increased popularity, with the convenience of an on and off switch, ever-present fuel supply, cleanliness (no wood chips, ashes or bark), no need to clean chimney, safety sealed combustion units, and environmental benefits. Although gas fireplaces have been around for so many years, there are many homeowners that disliked the uninteresting and fake-looking flames, and to counteract this negative perception, manufacturers have devoted their effort to produce a yellow flame, resembling the flame of a wood-burning fireplace. Newer designs of gas fireplaces are more aesthetically appealing, safe to operate, efficient and provide a good source of heat. Remember that not all gas fireplaces are created equal because  there are also gas fireplaces that are inefficient and poor air quality problems so be an informed buyer, and know the things you need to look for and avoid. It is best to buy a gas fireplace that is energy-efficient, and use it wisely in reducing greenhouse emissions which contribute to environmental impacts such as climate change.

 

It is important to take time planning your Heat Pumps Nanaimo installation when you are renovating to ensure that it effectively contributes to your heating needs. Having your gas fireplace installed in a major living area provides heat access to other parts of your house, thus lowering  your heating bills and overall energy consumption. In order to maximize the benefit of heat and warmth of your gas fireplace, it is best to install it where you and your family spend most of your time, and a location that is visually attractive. You can install a gas fireplace to the main floor, family room, living room, dining room or kitchen. Your house's layout affects the ability of your gas fireplace to provide heat on other areas. If you are building a new home, it is best to have an open design where there are only a few walls so the heat can move from the gas fireplace.

 

You may visit our website for related articles about Furnaces Nanaimo, heat pumps and furnaces. Indeed, your home is the best place to stay on earth, so it is important to plan carefully every amenity you are intending to install.