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Lighting a Gas Fireplace

Oct 5, 2018 4:30:18 PM

Fall has arrived and it's time to start using your gas fireplace. Lighting a gas fireplace is intimidating for most people but once you get comfortable, you are capable of doing it yourself. Natural gas is a powerful fuel and if you are not careful, you could cause an explosion.The local gas company or your fireplace dealer can provide some hand holding, if you need it.

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Frozen House from Dr. Zhivago

What is a Vent Free Fireplace and is it Safe?

Aug 10, 2017 5:00:00 PM

A vent-free fireplace is a fireplace that does not include a chimney and draws indoor air to fuel the fire. These fireplaces require natural gas, gel fuel, or electricity to operate.  Most electric fireplaces do not pose a threat to indoor air quality but fireplace safety due to air quality should be considered when choosing a vent-free gas or gel fueled fireplace. Careful consideration of the ventilation system in your home should eliminate the risk. Generally speaking, a vent-free fireplace is safe if installed in an outdoor application.

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Skamol Insulated Building Board for Fireplace Installation

Introducing a New Product for Fireplace Installation!

Jun 8, 2017 8:30:00 PM

We are excited to introduce an innovative new product for creating modern fireplace enclosures called Skamotec 225 by Skamol

It’s a light-weight, non-combustible building board that simplifies the construction process to one building material.Skamotec 225 Special Offer

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