What is a Gas Stove?

A gas burning stove uses natural gas or LP to produce heat, which is then supplied to your home.

Gas stoves produce very little pollution, so little infact that they are amongst the cleanest fuel options. There are two types of gas burning stove that you can choose from;

  • Vented
  • Ventless

Both are environmentally friendly. However, many health organisations do not approve vent-free gas stoves because of concerns over indoor air quality.

Is a Gas Stove Environmentally Friendly?

Gas stoves are one of the most efficient and environmentally friendly stove systems that there is today. This is due to the use of natural gases to power them.

How Would Your Home Benefit from a Gas Stove?

Easy Install

If you already have a gas line that comes into your house, then the installation of a gas stove is incredibly easy. If not a gas line will have to be put in, but this is just a minor speed bump in an otherwise quick and easy process.

There is no need to install a full chimney to get a gas fire but you will need a flue to ensure the gases have somewhere to go. This can be installed on pretty much any outside wall with not much hassle at all.

Easy to Maintain

Gas stoves are undoubtedly one of the easiest fireplaces to use and maintain.  An annual service will be required for maintenance and efficiency but there is no need to hire a chimney sweep.

No Mess

Gas stoves are also the least messy of all other stove options. They require no messy clean up after use and there is no need to chimney sweeping. Compared to a wood-burning stove, which will accumulate ash, soot and creosote.

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Cheaper Installation

Gas stoves and fireplaces have some of the lowest installation and running costs of any other stove out there.

Stylish Design Options

In this day and age, there are many stylish options when it comes to stove design. From traditional to modern to completely bespoke designs that fit any décor. You can have the living space you always wanted, at a fraction of the cost.

Safe

Modern gas stove systems are incredibly safe, they are made from solid metal frames and fittings and have easily controlled mechanisms to regulate the intensity.

As long as gas stoves are installed and annually checked by a professional then they are incredibly safe. All gas will be released outside of your home via the flue.

Unlike wood-burning stoves, gas fireplaces will not emit fumes or other potential bio hazards such as sparks of burning wood.

Easily Switch On and Off

Gas fireplaces are one of the easiest types of stove to switch on and off, as you simply need to press a button. You don’t need to waste time refilling fuel or cleaning it out before it’s next use, you can just switch it back on. Some gas stoves will also have a remote so you can control it from the comfort of your sofa.

Aesthetic

If it’s a realistic fireplace look that you’re going for – without having a real fire – then gas is probably your best option. Electric stoves can tend to look fake, but with a gas fire you get a real flickering flame, without any of the mess associated with wood-burning.

Gas Stove Installation

There is an extensive choice of gas stoves available today, from traditional to modern, from classic wood log effect to stone effect, there is something for everyone.

It is always best to consult with your stove installer before purchasing a stove. Some stoves will have certain requirements, so if you’re looking to install a stove in a particular room there may be restrictions. Consulting with an experienced stove installer is the quickest and easiest way to select the perfect gas stove for your home.

Why Choose The Stove and Fireplace Builder?

If you’re choosing to install a gas stove into your home, it is highly recommended to hire a professional to install it for you. Like pretty much any home renovation project, it is possible to install a gas stove yourself. There is a lot that goes into installing a gas fireplace to ensure that it’s completely safe and when done incorrectly the repercussions of faulty installation could be fatal.

Hiring The Stove and Fireplace Builder will ensure safe and swift installation, leaving you with a stunning stove and no worries at all.