Buying Guides

  1. What You Need to Know About Gas Fireplace Logs

    Are you considering a gas log set?

    Decorative gas appliances, or as we refer to them — gas log sets — can enhance any living space. And with modern design, a gas log set can look just as natural as a real wood-burning fireplace—without the smoke or ash. However, gas logs aren’t a one-size-fits-all solution, so we’re here to help you find the best option for your unique fireplace installation.Here are some of the most common questions we get regarding gas fireplaces and gas log sets.

  2. Chimney and Venting Pipe Buying Guide

    Chimney and Venting Pipe Buying Guide

    This guide will help you understand the different types of piping systems that are available and which one will work for your system.Chimney Pipe is the term used for wood burning appliances and includes Class A chimney pipe and Stove pipe. Venting pipe is used for gas appliances and includes Direct Vent pipe, Type B Gas Vent pipe, and Pellet Vent pipe.Chimney Pipe is the term used for wood burning appliances and includes Class A chimney pipe and Stove pipe. Venting pipe is used for gas appliances and includes Direct Vent pipe, Type B Gas Vent pipe, and Pellet Vent pipe.

  3. How to Choose the Best Fireplace for Your Project

    Where to Begin with Your Fireplace Project?

    It can seem like a daunting task to install a fireplace. With so many different options on the market, it can be difficult to decide which option is the correct one for your home or business. We’ve put together this helpful guide to highlight some of the major considerations you’ll need to make before purchasing.

  4. A Guide to the Four Types of Electric Fireplace

    Why choose an electric fireplace?

    Electric fireplaces have become increasingly popular due to the convenience and simplicity they provide—they're easy to install and don't present the same challenging installation difficulties wood or gas units impose. Electric units offer cost savings in lieu of running a gas line or refurbishing an outdated wood burning unit and simply plug into a standard 110 volt household outlet. Many units feature a built in heater rated up to 5,000 BTU, while the flexible design options allow for several different installation opportunities.

  5. Why Empire Vent-Free Fireplaces Are a Top Choice for Your Home

    New at Fireplaces Direct for 2019

    Empire gas fireplace products are now available at Fireplaces Direct. With a full selection of great products and years of manufacturing expertise, these premium products make a great addition to any home or commercial space. Take a look at everything they have to offer.

  6. The Best Fireplace Mantels and TV Stands

    What to Consider

    Looking to completely transform your space? An electric fireplace and mantel unit can do just that. From small to big, traditional to modern, and simple to ornate, it’s easy to find yourself lost in the sheer number of options available. Here’s a quick primer on what you’ll need to know to find the best option for your space.

  7. Which Napoleon Electric Fireplace is Right for You?

    Napoleon Electric Fireplace Overview

    Napoleon electric fireplaces have been part of a rapidly growing product category the past several years. With so many many products on the market, the shopping process can be a bit overwhelming at times. We’ve put together this buying guide to help you find the right electric fireplace for your space!

  8. What to Consider When Buying a Gas Fireplace

    So, you're thinking about buying a gas fireplace

    Whether you're building a new home or renovating your current one, installing a gas heating appliance like a gas stove or gas fireplace can increase the value of your home and enhance the comfort of any living space.

  9. How to Buy a Gas Log Set

    Why Use a Gas Log Set?

    The modern appeal of convenience and affordability has drawn more people to convert their old wood fireplaces into a clean and efficient gas log set. The benefits are numerous and they can really offer some unique advantages but with all of the different types and options, it can be hard to know what log set is right for you - so let's take a look at the key differences between gas log sets.

  10. A Buying Guide to the Different Types of Fire Glass

    A more contemporary choice for fire media, fire glass offers a modern decorative media for use with your gas fire pit or fireplace. You can use any style or size fire glass with any approved gas fire feature, so it comes down to which kind you like the best - and there's a lot of different styles, shapes, sizes, and colors of fire glass.

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