What is a fireplace insert?

Answer A fireplace insert is a safe alternative to using a regular fireplace, which can become clogged and difficult to clean and use. Fireplace inserts must be EPA certified to guarantee safety and quali... Read More »

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How to Buy a Gas Fireplace Insert?

You've decided to buy a gas insert for your fireplace. Shopping for an insert can be overwhelming. Here are a few suggestions that can make your search a little easier.

Do you use a grate in a fireplace insert?

According to, most fireplaces work best with a grate, which allows air to circulate for better burning. Even those who use andirons are encouraged to use grates instead. Gas logs also ... Read More »

How do you fix my propane fireplace insert?

contact the local gas appliance repair company. The most common problems are simple- a bad thermocouple, or blockage in air shutters. But our crystal ball is in the shop for repairs, and we really ... Read More »

What is a B-vent fireplace insert?

According to EliteDeals, a B-vent or natural vent fireplace insert does not have a sealed combustion chamber and relies on hot gases to vent effectively. The B-vent fireplace insert draws the air f... Read More »