Do Gas Log Fireplaces Have To Be Vented?

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What you need to know about the wood-burning alternatives

Many of us love the idea of getting warm and cozy in front of a fireplace on a cold, snowy winter day. But what some of us love a little less is all the effort that it can take to start a fire. And then of course there is the inevitable mess that comes along with a wood-burning fireplace.

This effort and mess is part of the reason why people opt for propane gas fireplaces and propane gas logs.

Propane gas logs

Propane gas logs are a great hassle-free and mess-free alternative to wood-burning fireplaces. They offer a lot of the same benefits that traditional fireplaces do and, oftentimes, look quite realistic. Propane fireplace inserts and log sets can easily be added to a home’s already exiting wood-burning fireplace.

Homeowners who choose to add gas logs to a traditional fireplace that is already in their home will have to choose between vent-free gas logs and vented gas logs.

Let’s take a look at the differences between the two:

Why choose gas logs

The benefits of using gas logs go beyond the fact that they are cleaner, easier and more convenient than using wood for a wood-burning fireplace. Gas logs are also:

Get your gas logs at Hocon

If you are a homeowner who is trying to decide between vent-free gas logs and vented gas logs, the professionals at Hocon can help. You can call us or visit on of our showrooms to learn more about our hearth products, including our aesthetically pleasing and realistic looking gas log sets.

Hocon can also help homeowners in Connecticut with propane fireplace installations.

Contact us today to hear more about your gas log set options and to get a free fireplace installation estimate!

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