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 if you don’t have the brick then you can select a Zero Clearance model fireplace. This means that the unit can be installed into a timber frame, using either Plaster or non combustible sheeting ( Please check with supplier manufacturing requirements) This process is most common for new builds and renovations.
At real Flame Geelong, we have both options readily available and can arrange a site visit to answer any more questions.