Gas Burning Fireplaces
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Do you love the glow and warmth of a fire, but hate the time and leg work it takes to bring the fire to life? With a gas fireplace or insert, you can have dancing flames and amazing heat in a matter of seconds. These fires will spring to life by simply flipping a switch. Optional multi-function remote controls are available for most models. The convenience of gas fireplaces and the heating benefits are two of the main reasons homeowners love their appliance! Lots of impressive options are available to make your fireplace a beautiful focal point in your home. Options like arched fronts, screen doors, nickel, copper and brass finishes, accent lights, thermostatic and remote controls and powder coat paint finishes are available to individualize the fireplace to your lifestyle.
To get a good idea of the full capacity of the additional features and what a gas fueled fireplace looks like, stop by our fireplace store to see many different burning models on our showroom floor. We are located in Dubuque, Iowa but we serve a wide area including Southwest Wisconsin, Northwest Illinois, and Northeast Iowa. Our showrooms are fully appointed with many beautiful appliances and our expert fireplace staff is always available for a free consultation to assist you with questions and make recommendations based on your specific fireplace needs.
High heating bills? Why heat your entire house all winter long? Instead, use a gas fireplace to zone-heat only the rooms in use. These easily controlled gas appliances never need fuel added to them, so they are the perfect addition to the kitchen, living or family room, a bedroom or even a bathroom! Most people like their bedrooms a bit cooler than the rest of the house. You can save money while staying warm during the cold winter months by zone heating the rooms you spend the majority of time in.
There are many additional features available for your gas fireplace. Multi-function remotes will control the fan speed, the flame height and heat output, the operation of the pilot light and the intensity of the accent lights, all while maintaining a precise temperature in the room. Our showrooms display fireplaces with many of these features and the best way to determine what features are right for your needs is to stop at Dubuque Fireplace & Patio and test out the fireplaces first-hand.
Zero-Clearance Gas Fireplaces
Zero-clearance direct vented gas fireplaces can be built into a frame wall. These models are designed with an insulated cabinet or shell around the firebox. This insulated cabinet provides the protection necessary to insure a safe installation. Direct vented “ZC” models come in many different sizes and venting configurations, depending on the application. Some are top vented, others rear vented. Direct vented gas fireplaces use a co-axial pipe that must be installed through the sidewall of the house or up through the roof. A co-axial vent pipe is a pipe inside another pipe. The exhaust gases are vented in the smaller inside pipe and combustion air is brought into the firebox via the outside pipe.
There are several built-in safety features in every gas fireplace. Standing or intermittent pilot lights,, thermocouples, oxygen depletion, heat and flame sensors all help maintain safe and reliable performance from the appliance. These fireplaces are highly efficient, very safe and can be installed almost anywhere! The new Inspiration Series from Ambiance Fireplaces has many great features.
To experience the gas burning fireplace features and to get an idea of the many mantel & surround designs, stop by our huge showroom in Dubuque. We have fireplaces and stoves that will match any décor and our experienced fireplace professionals are always available to answer any questions you may have.