31st Dec 1969

Gas Insert Buying Guide: Essential Tips and Factors

  1. Determine your needs: Consider the size of the space you want to heat, your budget, and any additional features you might want, such as a remote control or a thermostat.
  2. Research different brands and models: Look for reviews and ratings online, and compare the features and prices of different gas inserts.
  3. Choose a reputable retailer: Look for a retailer with a good reputation and a wide selection of gas inserts. You may also want to consider purchasing from a specialist retailer that specializes in gas inserts.
  4. Measure your fireplace: Take accurate measurements of your fireplace opening to ensure that you purchase a gas insert that will fit properly.
  5. Decide on installation: You can either install the gas insert yourself or hire a professional to do it for you. Keep in mind that professional installation may be required by local building codes or the manufacturer's warranty.
  6. Place your order: Once you have chosen a gas insert and decided on installation, you can place your order either online or in-store. 
  7. Prepare for installation: Follow the manufacturer's instructions for preparing your fireplace for installation. This may include cleaning the fireplace and chimney, and ensuring that the gas and electrical connections are in place.
  8. Install the gas insert: Follow the manufacturer's instructions for installing the gas insert. If you are hiring a professional, make sure they are licensed and insured.
  9. Use and maintain the gas insert: Follow the manufacturer's instructions for using and maintaining the gas insert. This may include regularly cleaning the gas insert and chimney, and inspecting the gas and electrical connections for any issues.