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Hearth Products

Gas Fireplace Installation and Repair for Wilmington, Fayetteville, and Nearby Communities

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At the end of a long day, or during a lazy winter afternoon, not much beats relaxing in front of a fire in your fireplace.

With propane gas fireplaces and gas logs from Parker Gas, you can enjoy that comfort with convenience no wood-burning fireplace can match!
Our team of experts sell, install, and service propane gas fireplaces and gas logs in a range of sizes and styles so you get the ones that best suit you and your home. We carry outstanding quality propane gas fireplaces and gas logs from some of the best names in the business, including Real Fyre, White Mountain Hearth, Buck Stove, Monessen, and HeatMaster.

Here’s what you get when you add a propane gas fireplace and gas logs to your home:

  • easy installation that is quicker, cleaner, and less expensive than installing a masonry fireplace
  • a fire at the push of a remote control’s button or the flip of a switch
  • even, energy efficient space heating that can cut your home’s heating costs
  • freedom from having to deal with firewood, smoke, and ashes
  • fireplace and gas log styles to fit any home’s aesthetic

Gas Log Service and Installation

If you have never had a gas fireplace or gas logs in your home, you’re in for unparalleled comfort. With propane and reliable propane delivery from Parker Gas, you can enjoy a gas fireplace no matter where you live.

We’ve put together some common questions about gas fireplaces and gas logs so you have a better understanding.

How long does it take to install a propane gas fireplace and gas logs?

In many cases, a propane gas fireplace and gas logs can be installed in as little as one day! Masonry wood-burning fireplaces, on the other hand, can takes weeks to install and that part of your home will be a dusty mess while it’s happening.

What types of gas fireplaces are there?

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There are vent-free and direct-vent gas fireplaces.

Direct-vent fireplaces off an attractive, realistic flame. That makes them popular with homeowners. However, this aesthetic comes at the cost of decreased efficiency as much of their generated heat is lost through the chimney or flue.

Vent-free fireplaces give you greater heating efficiency. The flip side is that the flames aren’t as large or realistic as direct-vent fireplaces.

Also, because the exhaust is vented into the home and not outdoors, vent-free fireplaces and gas logs are not permitted to be installed in bedrooms or enclosed areas like bathrooms.

Some municipalities prohibit the installation of any vent-free fireplace or gas logs, so you must check your local regulations prior to buying your gas logs or fireplace.

Which type of fireplace you choose dictates what kind of gas logs you get, as they are different for direct-vent and ventless fireplaces.

What are gas logs made of?

A gas log is composed of piping and a set of logs. The logs are made of refractory ceramic, ceramic fiber, or refractory cement. They come in sizes to fit all kinds of fireplaces, and styles that mimic real wood and range from traditional to rustic to coastal.

What are the benefits of gas logs?

Gas logs offer superior heating to electric fireplaces. In fact, they can generate up to three times the heat of a comparable electric fireplace. They also can be customized to make your fireplace look like a wood-burning fireplace and create a cozy atmosphere.

What is the difference between a gas fireplace and a gas insert?

A gas fireplace is a freestanding propane appliance and can be installed virtually anywhere in your home. Add one to a family room to create a perfect gathering space, or to the main bedroom for romantic ambiance.

A gas insert is, as its name implies, inserted into an existing masonry fireplace. It allows you to enjoy the comfort and convenience of a gas fireplace along with outstanding efficiency. Gas inserts are a sealed system and use your existing chimney for direct venting.

Can you install gas logs by yourself?

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This is absolutely not recommended. You need to obtain an installation permit to install gas logs in your home, and there will be a required inspection by your municipality after installation is complete. Also, you are working with gas in your home and that work is best left to a professional who is trained and experienced to keep your home and loved ones safe.

Come see our complete collection of propane gas fireplaces and gas logs at one of our six convenient locations. Our knowledgeable staff will be happy to help you find what’s right for your home and provide expert, safe installation and service!

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