A lot of people in the all over the world are starting to buy vent free gas fireplaces. These kinds of fireplaces became very popular in the last couple of years. The truth is that a lot of people prefer vent free gas fireplaces to any other gas heating device. This is because gas fireplaces are very convenient and very easy to use. Why a lot of people decide to buy right these fireplaces is because they are not expensive and they have low operating cost. Vent free gas fireplaces don’t require a chimney. This is a very important thing. Because of this, there will be no heat loss. This means that these fireplaces are very efficient in heating up the house.
Almost all the models come with hand-held remote controls. When it comes to the looks, we can easily come to a conclusion that vent free fireplaces look very attractive and have a very modern design. The most popular design of these fireplaces is the peninsula design. The peninsula design offers three viewing surfaces and like this, it also releases heat in three directions. This particular design is the best to be used between room and in large rooms as well. Other important thing about these fireplaces is that they are very easy to set up, and they can be installed even if you are not a professional.
These ventless gas fireplaces operate without a chimney, as I already mentioned before. Because of this, you can install these fireplaces wherever you want in your house. The most simple vent-less gas fireplaces are the one sided ones. These ones are very easy to install next to the wall for example, and the installation process will not last you more than one or two hours. There are as well see through models of fireplaces, but these ones require more carpentry work. Most of the vent free gas fireplaces don’t require electricity. They work thanks to propane or natural gas. However, these fireplaces don’t have an exhaust vent, but they have an oxygen-depletion sensor. This means that if in any moment the sensor feels the lack of oxygen inside the room, it will automatically switch off the gas. One more important fact about vent free gas fireplaces is that they have open flames, and because of this, it is not usual for carbon monoxide to be formed. But, if the level of oxygen becomes very low inside the room, carbon monoxide can start to be created. A lot of manufacturers asserted that their vent free gas fireplaces are safe, but at the same time there are some states in the USA which don’t allow placement of these kinds of fireplaces in any house because of safety reasons.