Gas fireplaces are a great way to heat your home without worrying about the problems that come with burning wood. Direct vent inserts are the most highly recommended type of gas inserts because, among many other reasons, they are vented directly outside, so they never steal air from or expel exhaust into your home.
When most people are taking a look at gas logs for purchase, they mainly consider whether the logs are vented or vent-free and the way that the logs actually look. There are many more considerations that you must take into consideration that some folks may not even know exist. There are many new additions to [...]
Gas appliances, whether they be a gas insert, a gas stove in your kitchen, gas logs, or other other gas appliance in the home, have risks. Proper use and and maintenance of gas appliances, which are used for cooking food and heating the home, can minimize these risks but they still exist. Being conscious and [...]
Did you know that approximately 70 per cent of electricity is lost in generation and transportation, making electric powered appliances only approximately 30 per cent efficient? Those numbers are shocking to some homeowners. Another shocking statistic is that gas extraction and transportation causes only around a 10 per cent loss, leaving a gas fueled appliance [...]
A lot of people elect to not use a wood burning appliance because of the hassle that comes with it. You have to order or cut your wood, make sure that it is properly seasoned, and build the fire in order to experience the effects of the fire; warmth and a natural glow. If all [...]
Gas appliances, depending on the type of appliance, can be directly vented, vented through a masonry chimney, or even vented through certain stainless steel. Some gas log sets are specially made to not need to be vented at all. Natural gas is a relatively cheap way to heat the home, and as time goes on [...]