Can you put a gas fireplace below a TV?
The short answer is – yes. However, to ensure your television isn’t damaged from the heat, care must be taken to ensure heat generated by the fireplace is redirected away from television. There are several ways to do this, such as installing a proper mantel and building an alcove for the television.
What is the life expectancy of a gas fireplace?
Generally speaking, you can get a good ten to fifteen years of use before you need to replace your gas fireplace.
What makes a gas fireplace look real?
Rock wool is the real gem of your fireplace. Rock Wool is what makes your fire look like real coals are burning…so don’t skimp on the rock wool. The good thing is one bucket will give you more than enough.
What are the different types of gas fireplaces?
There are three main types of gas fireplaces to consider, Direct Vent gas fireplaces, Vent-Free gas fireplaces and B-Vent gas fireplaces, that differ in their installation flexibility, features and efficiencies. Another option to consider is an open-hearth Wood-Burning fireplace combined with a vented gas log set.
How do I protect my TV from gas fireplace heat?
5 Ways to Protect Your TV From the Heat of Your Fireplace
- Install a mantle or projection above your existing fireplace.
- Close your fireplace doors.
- Convert to a gas-powered fireplace.
- Use an electric fireplace.
- Consult a professional contractor.
How far should a TV be above a gas fireplace?
Mount your TV at least 20 inches above the fireplace. In most cases, this will put your TV 7–12 inches above the fireplace mantle. If your TV is not wall-mounted, place the TV stand at least 36 inches away from the fireplace opening. TVs are heat-sensitive.
What maintenance is required for a gas fireplace?
Even if you opt to clean the fireplace yourself, it’s still a requirement to have an inspection—yearly, at the very least. Inspections of a gas fireplace don’t take long to conduct and won’t break the bank. Your chimney should be cleaned annually, as well, to clear away any debris and nesting materials from animals.
How much does it cost to replace gas fireplace?
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What is the most realistic looking gas fireplace?
Peterson Real Fyre Gas Logs are the most realistic gas logs because they are meticulously hand-crafted to resemble natural wood and carefully designed and arranged to produce a flame that looks just like a real wood fire.