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Direct Vent / Fireplace Inserts
Now you can take your boring, ordinary fireplace and convert it into a fully functional heater by using a direct vent gas insert. This option allows you to heat huge rooms for a minimal cost. The way this works is that outside air is used for combustion, meaning the room does not lose any air. Now add the realistic ceramic logs and glowing embers and you have a cozy fire to enjoy.

The direct vent provides an excellent source of efficiency. Best of all, the need for chopping and piling wood is over. Simply flip the switch and your room becomes a toasty environment for pennies on the dollar. Some of the advantages of a direct vent / fireplace insert include:

  • Fits easily with most factory-built and masonry fireplaces
  • Ceramic logs are extremely realistic
  • Optional remote control feature
  • Varying settings for BTU control
  • Generally, assembled, ready for easy installation
  • Automatic thermostat
  • Oxygen Depletion Sensor (ODS)
  • Choice of LP or natural gas

    The flexibility of a fireplace insert is one of the greatest benefits. In most cases, your existing chimney can be used. You will also have the choice of adding a blower designed to help distribute heat equally throughout your room. Therefore, when trying to heat your home, this method more than just works, it is cost efficient.

    If design is a concern, you will be pleased to know that the stones for the direct vents and fireplace inserts vary in color and material. One of the most popular design choices is the bay front, which provides a warm and inviting appeal, perfect for a romantic evening with that special person, or for family enjoyment. Another popular choice is the brick lining that gives an appearance of a masonry fireplace. Most people look for ways to cut back on costs, especially heating costs that have skyrocketed in the past couple of years. With direct vents and fireplace inserts, the problem is solved.

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