Tips & Advice
How to Install a Napoleon Built-In Electric Fireplace
We’ve put together this helpful guide to walk you step by step through an electric fireplace installation. We’re using the Napoleon Alluravision for our example, but the installation process should be fairly similar for other electric fireplace units. However, always refer to your product’s user manual for specific instructions. Different products will have different framing requirements, clearances, and other technical specifications we won’t be able to cover here.
Quick FAQs: Are Gas Fireplaces Energy-Efficient?
Direct vent and vent-free gas fireplaces are both extremely efficient—and they’re getting even better with each passing year. However, not all homeowners and contractors know this, which means we often receive some of the same questions each fireplace season. With that in mind, we’ve put together this helpful FAQ guide to answer some of the most common questions we receive about gas fireplace efficiency.
Answering Your Fireplace Cleaning Questions
One of the best ways to prepare for the fall fireplace season is to ensure your fireplace is clean and ready to go. Basic maintenance is essential for the safe and enjoyable operation of your fireplace, and we’ve put together this guide to answer some of the common questions we get about how to clean a gas fireplace.
Create a Peaceful Environment in Your Home
Uncertainty and instability dominate the headlines every night. With stressor after stressor for months on end, your home needs to be an oasis from the craziness of the world beyond your four walls. What’s more, with the rise of distance learning and remote work, many families are being forced to reconsider their spaces to be able to accommodate new routines, as well.
Here’s what you need to know
Most factory-built or “manufactured” gas fireplaces today are designed as “direct-vent” fireplaces. These energy-efficient venting systems have replaced more outdated designs, and in fact, are the primary style of fireplace installed in homes built within the last 20 to 30 years.
Get a classic fireplace look with modern convenience
A fireplace can completely change the look of a room, but there’s more to installing a gas log set than just choosing an attractive model within your budget. With the sheer number of configurable, customizable, and interchangeable options available, the buying process may seem overwhelming. That’s why we’re here to help you find the perfect log set for your fireplace—and make sure it’s installed properly, too.
More Answers to your Electric Fireplace Questions
In previous articles, we’ve addressed some of the most common questions about electric fireplaces and how to select the right model for your home. Today, we’re back with more common questions you may find yourself asking during the buying and installation processes. Without further ado, here are more answers to your electric fireplace questions.
What you need to know about electric fireplaces
Electric fireplaces offer a unique and convenient heating option for homeowners. Available in a wide variety of designs, sizes, and appearances, an electric fireplace can work in almost any installation depending on the needs of the customer. If its heat and energy efficiency you’re after, here are the factors you need to consider when selecting an electric fireplace.
What to consider when buying an electric fireplace
It can be difficult to figure out where to begin when shopping for a new electric fireplace. In addition to the obvious decisions like the appearance of the unit, there are many technical considerations you’ll need to make, as well. The process can seem daunting at first, which is why we’ve put together this helpful guide. We’re here to answer some of the most common questions you may find yourself asking as you begin shopping for the right electric fireplace for your home.
Fireplace Remote Control How-To Videos
Fireplace remote controls can offer plenty of different features to control your gas fireplace - from simple on/off control to thermostatic, there's no question these remote controls can simplify your favorite appliance. But, because fireplaces go long periods of time without use, getting the remote synced back up with the fireplace can take some effort - hopefully these videos will help!