Choosing a Fireplace

Don’t know what type of fireplace you need? We’re here to help! Our Help Me Choose tool will guide you through the selection process, so you don’t have to know the difference between direct vent and b vent, zero clearance or insert.

GAS

DIRECT VENT ZERO CLEARANCE

For new builds or renovation – to fit in a place where no fireplace has been before or to replace a non masonry fireplace – can be vented either through the roof or out the wall with a balanced flue system.

B VENT ZERO CLEARANCE

For new builds or renovation – to fit in a place where no fireplace has been before or to replace a non masonry fireplace Only vented through the roof. Limited options available as most units are now direct vent, used primarily when replacing an existing B vented unit where the venting cannot be replaced.

DIRECT VENT INSERTS

Made to go into existing wood burning fireplaces providing efficient heat, most inserts know use a balanced flue system with two liners in the chimney.

LOG SETS AND DECORATIVE BURNERS

Made to go into existing open wood burning fireplaces, primarily decorative, providing some radiant heat.

FREE STANDING FIREPLACES

Available in traditional stove styles or contemporary styles. These units can be vented through the roof or through a wall. Most units provide efficient heat.

WOOD

Like the ambiance of a wood-burning product? Please check with your local jurisdiction on installing and burning wood fireplaces, or ask us.

AIR TIGHT ZERO CLEARNCE

For new builds or renovation – to fit in a place where no fireplace has been before. Efficient clean burning.

OPEN ZERO CLEARANCE

For new builds or renovation – to fit in a place where no fireplace has been before. Primarily decorative provides radiant heat.

WOOD INSERTS

Made to go into existing open wood burning fireplaces. Designed to provide efficient heating. Most units meet stringent emission standards. Installed with chimney liners.

WOOD FREESTANDING

Available in traditional stove styles or contemporary styles. These units can be vented, into a chimney with a liner,  through the roof, or through a wall and up. Most units provide efficient heat and meet stringent emission standards

ELECTRIC

No venting required, easier installation than gas or wood, both with and without heating capabilities

WALL MOUNTED

No framing required, easily mounted on to a wall with brackets.

BUILT IN

Set into a wall, partially or completely flush to the wall.

ELECTRIC INSERTS

Made to go into existing open wood  or gas fireplaces

ETHANOL

Ethanol  burners do not need a chimney or a flue and are clean burning, there are no restrictive cables or gas connections. This means that Ethanol  burners can be installed just about anywhere providing the visual and tactile warmth of a live flame.