Gas Fireplaces & Heaters

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A baseboard heater on a wood floor.
How to Install a Baseboard Heater Cover

It only takes six steps to update the look of your baseboard heater.

A fireplace with fake, ceramic logs on display.
Electric vs. Gas vs. Wood Fireplaces: the Heat Is On

A fireplace can add value and aesthetic to your home.

A lit fireplace.
Troubleshooting Basic Problems of Gas Fireplaces

There are some basic gas fireplace issues that you can repair on your own without too much trouble.

A modern living room with a large gas fireplace.
How to Choose an Efficient and Safe Gas Fireplace

Learn about your options so you can choose the best modern take on this ancient appliance.

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5 Reasons the Pilot Light Won't Stay on in Your Gas Fireplace

Here's what to do if it's crashing and not burning.

A natural gas fireplace.
How to Install a Natural Gas Fireplace

A natural gas fireplace is great for cold days.

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Gas Furnace Troubleshooting

What's the issue with the heater?

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Natural Gas Furnace Benefits

If you are considering the different options, you should strongly consider a natural gas furnace.

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How to Fire Proof the Walls around an Electric Fireplace

A fireback is the solution protection you're looking for.

outdoor gas log fireplace
How to Build an Outdoor Gas Log Fireplace

Make your patio a comfy gathering place all year long.

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Vented vs Ventless Gas Fireplace Logs

Check out the pros and cons of these two types.

fireplace insert surrounded by a stone and wood mantle.
Gas Log Fireplace Insert Maintenance

Keep your fire burning efficiently for a long time.

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How to Figure out What Size Flue Pipe Your Furnace Needs

What size flue pipe does your new furnace need?

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5 Common Safety Issues Associated With Ventless Gas Fireplaces

Ventless gas fireplaces are heating devices that use natural gas or propane to heat air in a home.

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What Is a Natural Gas Regulator?

A natural gas regulator receives external gas from a line under very high pressure and lowers it.

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How to Connect a Heat Reclaimer to Your Stove Pipe

A heat reclaimer is a great additional resource to add to your stove pipe.

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15 Advantages of a Natural Gas Fireplace

Get the rustic appeal of open flame with easy maintenance.

electric fireplace in modern minimalist living room
How to Convert a Gas Log Insert into an Electric Fireplace

They can be more efficient, depending on your power source.

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Buying Gas Logs

So many options! Here's how to choose.

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Boiler Aquastat Control

The boiler aquastat control device is used to regulate the temperature of water in your boiler.

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Finding Older Gas Furnace Parts

There are a number of ways in which you can find gas furnace parts.

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How to Install a Flue Pipe in a Furnace

If you purchase a gas or wood burning furnace for your home, you need to know how to install a flue.

A man works on a furnace.
Types of Home Heating

Heating your home can be tricky without the right heating system.

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Installing a Direct Vent Gas Fireplace Insert

There are various types of fireplace inserts that depend on the features and types of fuel being used,

glowing halogen heater
6 Halogen Heater Safety Tips

Halogen heaters have dangers to look out for.

A propane fireplace.
How Does a Propane Fireplace Work?

Propane fireplaces are becoming more popular.

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Baseboard Heater vs Electric Fireplace

Heating your home comes with many options. Baseboard heaters and electric fireplaces are two choices.

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How to Test a Gas Fireplace Thermocouple

You can figure out if it's working using the control valve.

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How to Repair a Leaking Flue Pipe

In a gas-heated home, a flue pipe vents the gases out through the roof.

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How to Light a Propane Fireplace Pilot Light

When it goes out, relight it as soon as possible.

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How to Clean a Propane Fireplace

Propane burns cleaner than most other types of fuel, you will still need to clean your fireplace.

A warm, active fire in a fireplace.
Build Your Own Fireplace Blower Grate

Using a fireplace blower grate is the best way to save some money and also the environment.

A gas line.
How to Find a Gas Line Leak

A natural gas line leak can be dangerous.

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Flue Pipe: What is it and What Are Its Uses?

A flue pipe is an integral component of home heating installations.

A man cleans a stove pipe.
How to Run a Stove Pipe Through a Wall

A stove pipe can offer a cheap heating alternative.

An electric fireplace that is switched on.
How to Convert a Wood Burning Fireplace to an Electric Fireplace

Make the switch to a more energy-efficient home without sacrificing the rustic charm of a fireplace.

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How to Fix a Broken Switch on an Electric Fireplace

Fixing a switch on an electric fireplace should be as simple as replacing a switch for your lights.

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How to Convert a Wood Fireplace to a Propane Fireplace

There are a few steps you must take to convert a wood fireplace into propane fireplace.

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Troubleshooting Your Propane Fireplace: Common Problems

A propane fireplace adds warmth to a room, both visually and by heating the air.

A propane-fueled fireplace burning in a dark room.
How to Install a Free-standing Propane Fireplace

Propane fireplaces are an energy-efficient alternative.

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How to Install A Gas Fireplace Remote Control

A gas fireplace remote control will allow you to easily start your gas fireplace.

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How to Repair a Gas Line Leak

Gas line leaks should be repaired immediately.