If you haven't gotten a gas fireplace installed by us, there's a good chance you still have a wood-burning fireplace or don't have a fireplace at all. That being said, there's two common situations we've come across: either the wood-burning fireplace came with the house and you've never used it or you've gotten all the use out of it that you needed and now you're tired of maintaining it.
Here at Barbecues Galore, we have decades of experience under our belts, which means we've heard it all, so, let's cut to the chase. We recommend to thousands of people, like you, to convert your old wood-burning fireplace with a natural gas fireplace using a gas insert installed by the pros. Why should you do this? Let us explain.
Why you should replace your wood-burning fireplace with a gas insert fireplace:
We've explained this answer in this article here: Furnace or Gas Fireplace, Which is More Efficient? (click here). However, we're just going to save you time and give you the run-down now.
Ask yourself, "Does the closet in my guest-less guestroom really need to be warm?" No, it doesn't - yet the hot air from your furnace still travels all the way into it. What a waste of energy. So, gas fireplaces are more energy efficient because your furnace will distribute hot air to places you don't need it to, whereas a gas fireplace will quickly heat up the area you actually need to be warm. This is called Zone Heating.
Additionally, a gas fireplace is also better than using a wood-burning fireplace because it's much safer and cleaner. With a gas fireplace, you don't have to worry about crackling wood shooting embers onto your carpet or furniture. You can also forget about consistently cleaning the chimney and ensuring that the smoke from burning wood actually ventilates out of your house properly. Just these two reasons alone, you'll be worry-free with better air quality. We've listed a few more expense-related reasons in our article, Fireplace Facts: Why is Radiant Heat Preferred? (click here), if you're interested.
So, now that you are certain that having a gas fireplace is better for your home than an outdated wood-burning fireplace, what's the next step?
How to get a gas insert to replace your wood-burning fireplace:
We have specialized in converting wood burning fireplaces into highly efficient, radiant heaters for decades. Most often, we install product made by Valor which is a family-owned, Canadian company that produces the best gas fireplaces available today. Our valued customers who have converted from wood-burning to gas-burning fireplaces always tell us they're overjoyed to have the deep comfort of a new, efficient, radiant gas fireplace in their homes.
You awake one chilly morning and realize that you seldom use your wood-burning fireplace and, when you do, it’s not providing the warmth you expect. And even if it is, it's a pain in the rear to get it working properly.
In one of our huge Barbecues Galore showrooms, with tons of fireplaces to choose from, you talk to one of our experts and pick out a fireplace or two that matches the look and feel you want in your home.
We send a highly experienced estimator to your home for free to determine a very accurate price for the installation. You, knowing a terrific value when you see one, give us the go-ahead for the fireplace installation.
Our well-trained and ruggedly handsome installers spend just a few hours in your home installing your insert.
You spend years to come basking in the glory of your decision-making skills, while enjoying the warmth and fuel efficiency that a Valor gas insert will provide to you and your family.
We have long, cold winters in Canada. They're a lot more bearable when your home is warm and comfortable for an even more comfortable price. Start upgrading your home by contacting one of our 5 stores across Canada by clicking here.
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