Sandy mcgwire
March 19, 2011 in Photo Questions
Is this a gas fireplace?
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COASTROAD Hearth & Patio
Since no one has jumped in yet, I will.
The fireplace above appears to be manufactured (prefab) wood burning fireplace. There are several clues . . .
There is exposed sheet metal, which tells us it is a factory-built fireplace. It has operable, bi-fold glass doors (direct vent gas fireplaces used fixed glass panels). There is also a grate, but no artificial logs.
That all being said, there are plenty of nice see-through gas fireplaces available. Here are a few:
http://www.fireplacex.com/ProductGuide/ProductDetail.aspx?modelsku=98500228
http://www.fireplacex.com/ProductGuide/ProductDetail.aspx?modelsku=98500191
http://majesticproducts.com/family/Fireplaces/Direct-Vent/Pearl/
http://majesticproducts.com/family/Fireplaces/Direct-Vent/Marquis-See-Thru/
http://www.europeanhome.com/pages/products/gas-fireplaces/direct-vent-gas-fireplaces/vista-st-38-42.html
August 31, 2011 at 9:10am   
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Sandy mcgwire
thanks for your response. :)
August 31, 2011 at 5:40pm   
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They are correct that it is a prefab fireplace and you can have gas logs installed in it to make it gas if you want. Then you can install a custom screen to cover up the "black box" and make it better match your stone an overall room decor.
February 10, 2012 at 6:55am   
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