Complete Gas Appliance Service Solutions, From Installation To Annual Maintenance

Gas hearth appliances have a lot of appeal for homeowners. They are much easier to use, offer better heating efficiency, and are not as high maintenance as their wood-burning counterparts. If you’re interested in adding the warmth and ambiance of a fireplace, stove, or insert to your home without having to deal with the hassle of wood or ashes, a gas appliance may be the best option for you. 

For questions about installing and servicing gas appliances, reach out to the team at Mountain Man Fireplace & Chimney, Inc. Our certified and licensed technicians will work with you beyond the installation process to care for your fireplace, stove, or insert so you can enjoy the beauty and comfort of a gas hearth appliance for many years to come.

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What’s the Difference Between a Gas Fireplace, Gas Stove, Gas Logs & a Gas Insert?

While fireplaces, stoves, inserts, and gas logs are similar, they are very different types of heating appliances. They differ in functionality, installation, and venting needs.

Here is an overview:

Gas Fireplaces.

A gas fireplace is a unit with its own firebox, venting system, and controls. They can be vented or ventless. You can convert an existing fireplace to gas but it isn’t necessary as gas units are great for new construction. Gas fireplaces provide the most heat and are the most versatile gas option, but they are also the most expensive to install.

Gas Stoves.

These freestanding units are usually made from cast iron or steel that burn natural gas or propane gas. They are not intended to be a primary heating source, but they do provide efficient supplemental heat. Gas stoves are direct vent appliances and require a proper venting pipe for safety.

Gas Logs.

These are ceramic logs that are placed into an existing wood-burning fireplace. Although they can recreate a realistic-looking fire, they don’t provide as much heat as a gas fireplace or stove. If you’re more interested in having the fireplace aesthetic but aren’t concerned with heat, gas logs may be the right fit for your home.

Gas Inserts.

These are self-contained units that are inserted into an existing wood-burning fireplace, so they’re a solid cost-effective solution if you have an old fireplace you’d like to update. They have their own firebox and venting system. Gas inserts can be more efficient than gas logs because they have a closed system that traps heat and radiates it into the room.

Do Gas Appliances Need Routine Maintenance?

Gas hearth appliances don’t need as much daily care as wood-burning appliances, but they do require routine maintenance to ensure they’re working efficiently and safely. This typically involves annual cleanings and inspections. During an inspection, we’ll check different parts of the fireplace, stove, or insert to make sure everything is functioning properly.

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Can I Service My Own Gas Hearth Appliance?

We strongly advise against servicing your own fireplace, stove, or insert unless you have the proper background and qualifications. Working on a gas appliance without training and experience can lead to gas leaks, fires, and carbon monoxide poisoning. Working with a certified technician from Mountain Man Fireplace & Chimney is not only safer, but it can also prevent future damage and potential warranty issues.

Call Mountain Man Fireplace & Chimney for Gas Installation & Annual Services

Don’t put off your dream of having a fireplace any longer. Get in touch with Mountain Man Fireplace & Chimney today to book an appointment for a complimentary consultation. We’ll work with you to create the perfect plan to give you a hearth appliance that fits your needs and tastes. Call us at 303-679-1601 or contact us online.

 

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