Do I Need a Brick Chimney to install a Gas Fireplace?

You don’t require a masonry Fireplace to have an gas inbuilt Log fire installed, when selecting a gas inbuilt fireplace you’ll be presented with 2 options.. Inbuilt or Zero Clearance, The terminology used in the industry means that ” Inbuilt ? is in fact going into a brick (masonry) fireplace, therefore you only need to look at these options. However …

How often should I service my gas Log Fire ?

Regular servicing will ensure that your gas fireplace stays in good working order for longer, effectively extending the life of your unit. We Recommend a service inspection every 2 years as a standard. Your technician will take the unit apart: clean it thoroughly to remove any dust (this is key to increasing the units longevity); then run a series of …

How to use a manual ignition gas fireplace

  So you’ve just got your brand new gas fireplace installed and the first of the chilly nights have arrived.  You go to turn on your fireplace with the manual ignition and you’re left wondering what do I do?  There’s a couple of dials, a number of different images on the dials and a red button and you’re not sure …

In Room Ventilation

Adequate ventilation is essential when installing any “open fronted” gas fire to ensure safety as well as correct operation. Australian Standard AS5601-2004 (5.12.13.3) states: Ventilation must be provided for all open fronted gas fires. Ventilation is required to maintain a balance of air pressure between the room housing the gas fire and the outside. A flame needs oxygen to keep …

Why is energy efficiency so important?

Australian households account for nearly 20% of Australian greenhouse gas emissions. Although gas is a relatively clean fuel compared to other fuels, it is still important that we use it wisely when heating our homes. As well as looking after our environment, we also need to ensure we choose high efficiency products to keep our energy costs under control. By …