Many install a fireplace unit at their rooms as a decorative fixture, while there are also those, who consider it as a functional part of their home. Fireplaces are really comforting especially during the winter times, and help in creating a perfect ambience. Hence, if you too have always been willing to install a glass fronted gas fire unit at your home, here are a few great options to look for.
The Vented Ones
Masonry is one of the common options for the vented fireplace units. Although quite expensive, these suit built masonry fireboxes have the flexibility for wood burning and gas logs too. Similarly, there are the dual-fuel fabricated fireplace units too that allow both the gas logs and wood. However, these fireplace units have the flue of metal construction, and are relatively cheaper.
The Vent-less Ones
Probably, the most efficient and flexible to be placed at home, these gas-log-only fireplace units have sealed glass fronts. It’s worth mentioning that such type of fireplace unit is relatively cheaper.
Quite similar to the vent-less ones, there are direct venting fireplace units that are probably the most popular ones in the present time. Though these are vented to the outer area, the sealed glass front and gas log only feature make these almost similar to the vent-less units.
No matter, whichever option of glass fronted gas fire unit you go for, you will need to prefer one of the following popular fireplace facades. :
- Ceramic, granite or marble surrounds
- Natural stone etc.
Now you may decide on the best option of the fireplace unit for your place.