Some houses don’t have any fireplaces, which is so sad. But it doesn’t have to be that way! It’s relatively simple and inexpensive to add one and we’re here to show you how!
The WOW Factor
Here’s why you want a fireplace. Look at this room, before and after adding a gas fireplace. The room was cold and drab, so the homeowners added a Heat & Glo SL-750 gas fireplace. The transformation is dramatic, and the proof is in the photos.
The HOW Factor
No expensive chimney construction is required! Made possible by direct vent technology, gas fireplaces can be vented directly through the wall to the outdoors through a dual-chambered single pipe. While it draws air for the fire from the outdoors, it also expels the fire?s combustion byproducts outside your home. Ingenious!
Direct vent gas fireplaces can be installed almost anywhere in in a home where natural gas or liquid propane is available. Installation is flexible due to zero clearance construction, which requires minimal space between the fireplace and wallboard or wood (combustible materials). Direct vent has fireplaces are also beautiful, convenient and safe. They operate by the flip of a switch or remote control and there’s no ash to clean up.
The NOW Factor
The economy is on the upswing and so is remodeling. Many homeowners are not only dreaming about adding a fireplace, they’re doing it. And most are finding they can to complete the project for between $5,000 and $8,000 (actual costs may vary by the model of fireplace and surround materials chosen).
So perhaps it’s time to make a visit to your local Fireside Hearth and Home? Their hearth experts will help you find the perfect gas fireplace for your home and lifestyle. Meanwhile, you can view the wide range of styles here!