How to install fireplace inserts is one of our top questions we receive. Fire place inserts convert wood burning fireplaces to an electric or gas log fireplace. Once fireplace inserts are installed, the existing chimney will not longer need aggressive cleaning. The only maintenance for the inserts is a chimney sweep once a year.
Over time, a traditional wood burning chimney builds up soot. If not cleaned regularly by a professional chimney sweep, this build up can start fires. Many families choose gas logs or electric fireplaces to maintain the look and feel of a fire as our homes are modernized.
Many vendors offer remarkably real gas logs. Also, some have remote controls and thermostats to regulate the temperature in the home.
When we are asked how to install fireplace inserts, we inform them in order to convert a wood burning fireplace into gas logs or a vented fireplace, there are several steps to take: