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Residential Fireplace Installation

Transform your home with our residential fireplace installation services. Our two decades of experience ensure we provide not just a fireplace, but a centerpiece for your home. We focus on safety, style, and efficiency to create a warm and inviting atmosphere tailored to your living space.

Commercial Fireplace Installation

Enhance your business environment with our commercial fireplace installation services. Leveraging over twenty years of expertise, we offer tailored solutions that align with your business aesthetics and needs. Trust us to deliver elegant, efficient, and safe fireplace installations for your commercial space.

Indoor & Outdoor Fireplace Installs

Experience the best of both worlds with our indoor and outdoor fireplace installation services. With over twenty years in the field, we specialize in creating stunning fireplaces that elevate the ambiance of any space, be it inside your home or in an outdoor setting. Trust in our expertise to bring warmth and style to every corner of your property.

Electric Fireplace Installation

Discover the convenience and versatility of electric fireplaces. Ideal for any room, our electric fireplaces provide efficient heating and a stunning visual effect. Benefit from our extensive experience to enhance your space with safe, hassle-free warmth.

Gas Fireplace Installation

Explore the elegance and efficiency of gas fireplaces. Our range offers contemporary designs and easy maintenance, perfect for any home. Rely on our years of experience to add warmth and style to your living space with minimal hassle.

Wood Burning / Mason Fireplace Installation

Experience the traditional charm of wood burning fireplaces. Our collection combines timeless beauty with modern efficiency. Trust our expertise to bring the cozy ambiance and natural warmth of a classic fireplace into your home or office.

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Fireplace Installation FAQs

Gas Fireplace FAQs

What are the key factors to consider when choosing a new gas fireplace?

When selecting a new gas fireplace, consider the size and layout of the room, the venting options (direct vent, vent-free, or natural vent), the heat output relative to your space needs, and the style or design that complements your home decor. Energy efficiency and ease of use (such as remote control options) are also important factors.

How does the installation process differ for new construction versus replacing an old fireplace?

For new constructions, you have more flexibility in choosing the location and style of the gas fireplace, along with the venting system. When replacing an old fireplace, the existing structure and venting will often dictate the type of gas fireplace you can install. It’s crucial to ensure that the new unit is compatible with the current setup or to be prepared for potential modifications.

Are there specific safety concerns or regulations to be aware of with gas fireplaces?

Safety is paramount with gas fireplaces. It’s essential to comply with local building codes and regulations regarding installation, ventilation, and clearance from combustibles. Carbon monoxide detectors should be installed in the home, and the fireplace should be regularly inspected and maintained by a qualified professional.

 

What is the average cost of installing a new gas fireplace, and what factors influence the price?

The cost can vary significantly based on the type of gas fireplace, the complexity of the installation, venting requirements, and any additional aesthetic features. Prices can range from a few hundred dollars for simple models to several thousand for high-end units with complex installation needs. Labor costs also vary by region. For the most complex and best fireplaces like DaVinci’s, they can go for $20,000 plus depending on the type and size and ventilation needs.

How does a gas fireplace's efficiency compare to other types of fireplaces?

Gas fireplaces are generally more efficient than traditional wood-burning fireplaces, as they convert a higher percentage of their fuel into heat. They can achieve efficiency ratings of 70% to 90%, meaning less heat is lost through the chimney or venting system. This efficiency can result in lower heating costs compared to other types of fireplaces.

Electric Fireplace FAQs

What are the main benefits of installing an electric fireplace?

Electric fireplaces offer a combination of convenience, safety, and versatility. They are easy to install, often requiring only a standard electrical outlet and minimal space. Unlike traditional fireplaces, they don’t need venting, so they can be placed in various locations, including apartments and homes without chimneys. Maintenance is minimal, typically involving just dusting and occasional bulb replacement.

Additionally, electric fireplaces are safe for families with children and pets, as their surfaces don’t get hot like traditional fireplaces. They also provide a semi-realistic flame effect (realism varies by manufacturer and model) that adds ambiance to a room without the risks associated with real flames. Moreover, they are energy-efficient for zone heating and have adjustable heat settings and flame brightness, making them a versatile and cost-effective heating solution.

Can an electric fireplace heat a room effectively?

Yes, electric fireplaces can be quite effective at heating a room, especially when used as a supplementary heat source. Most electric fireplaces are equipped with heaters that can warm a room of about 400 square feet, making them suitable for most living rooms, bedrooms, and offices. The heat output is usually measured in British Thermal Units (BTUs), and the higher the BTU, the more space the fireplace can heat. However, it’s important to match the fireplace’s heating capacity to the room size for optimal performance.

Some higher-end models come with more advanced features like thermostatic controls, which allow for precise temperature regulation, further enhancing their ability to heat a room comfortably.

How easy is it to install an electric fireplace?

Electric fireplaces are renowned for their ease of installation, offering significant flexibility compared to traditional fireplaces. Many models are designed for simple plug-and-play functionality, requiring no special wiring and just a standard 120-volt outlet.

This simplicity allows for easy integration into various rooms without the need for major remodeling or construction. Wall-mounted units might require some basic tools for installation but typically come with clear instructions and can be managed as a DIY project.

For built-in models, some additional work might be needed, such as fitting the unit into a wall or custom cabinet.

In cases where special wiring or significant alterations to the home are needed, it’s advisable to hire a professional electrician or contractor to ensure that the installation is safe and meets all electrical codes.

 

What is the cost of operating an electric fireplace?

The cost of operating an electric fireplace varies depending on the model and local electricity rates. Generally, they are considered an economical option for supplemental heating. The cost of running the flame effect alone (without heat) is usually very low, often less than a few cents per hour.

When the heater is in use, the cost increases but typically remains lower than other heating methods like central heating systems. To calculate the exact cost, you can multiply the fireplace’s wattage by your local electricity rate per kilowatt-hour. Many electric fireplaces offer adjustable heat settings, allowing you to control the amount of electricity consumed and manage the operating costs effectively.

    Are there different styles of electric fireplaces available?

    Electric fireplaces come in a wide range of styles, sizes, and designs, offering options to suit various aesthetic preferences and space requirements. Wall-mounted units are popular for their modern look and space-saving design, ideal for smaller rooms or as a focal point in larger spaces.

    Built-in models provide a more integrated appearance, resembling traditional fireplaces. Freestanding units are versatile and can be moved between rooms.

    Fireplace inserts are designed to fit into existing fireplaces, converting them into electric ones.

    The styles range from contemporary to traditional, with various finishes such as wood, stone, or glass. Some models even offer customizable features like changeable flame colors and effects, giving you the flexibility to match the fireplace to your mood or decor.

    Wood Burning / Masonry Fireplace FAQs

    What are the key considerations for installing a masonry/wood-burning fireplace?

    Installing a masonry or wood-burning fireplace involves several important considerations. Firstly, the placement of the fireplace is crucial for effective heating and ventilation. It should be located in a central area for optimal heat distribution. The chimney and flue system must be properly designed to ensure safe and efficient smoke and gas evacuation. Adherence to local building codes and regulations is essential to ensure safety and compliance. This includes maintaining proper clearance from combustibles, using fire-resistant materials, and ensuring the structural integrity of the fireplace and chimney. Regular maintenance, including chimney cleaning and inspection, is necessary to prevent chimney fires and ensure efficient operation. Additionally, consider the type of wood you’ll be using; hardwoods like oak and maple are preferred for their longer burn time and higher heat output. Finally, consider the aesthetic aspect of the fireplace, as it can significantly impact the look and feel of your home.

      How does a wood-burning fireplace impact home insurance?

      Wood-burning fireplaces can impact home insurance policies due to the increased risk of fire and smoke damage. When installing a wood-burning fireplace, it’s important to notify your insurance provider to ensure that your policy covers the fireplace. Insurance companies may require proof that the fireplace meets all local safety regulations and may request documentation of professional installation and regular maintenance, such as annual chimney cleaning. In some cases, having a wood-burning fireplace can lead to higher insurance premiums due to the perceived higher risk. It’s advisable to discuss with your insurance agent to understand how a fireplace installation affects your coverage and to ensure that you have adequate protection.

        What maintenance is required for a wood-burning fireplace?

        Proper maintenance is crucial for the safe and efficient operation of a wood-burning fireplace. This includes regular cleaning of the fireplace and removal of ash to ensure good air circulation and efficient burning. The chimney and flue should be inspected annually by a certified chimney sweep to remove soot and creosote buildup, which can lead to chimney fires. It’s also important to check for any cracks, damage, or blockages in the chimney and fireplace structure. Regular maintenance should also include inspecting the damper for proper operation and ensuring that the hearth and surrounding area are free of combustible materials. Using a fireplace screen or glass doors can prevent sparks and embers from escaping the fireplace. Additionally, burning only dry, seasoned wood can minimize creosote buildup and produce more heat. 

        Can I convert my existing masonry fireplace to gas or electric?

        Converting a masonry fireplace to gas or electric is a viable option for those seeking the convenience and cleanliness of these alternatives. Gas fireplace inserts can be installed into the existing masonry structure, using the existing chimney for venting, though some modifications may be required. Electric fireplace inserts are also available, which can be simply placed into the firebox without the need for venting. Both conversions offer the benefit of cleaner, more efficient heating and the convenience of remote control operation. It’s important to have a professional assess the existing fireplace and chimney to ensure they are suitable for conversion. The professional will ensure that the new unit fits properly, meets all safety standards, and complies with local building codes. They will also handle any necessary modifications to the masonry or chimney system.

          What is the efficiency of a wood-burning fireplace?

          Traditional open masonry fireplaces are often not very efficient in terms of heat output, as a significant amount of the heat produced escapes through the chimney. They typically have an efficiency rating of around 10-20%, meaning that most of the heat is lost and only a small portion actually heats the room. Modern wood-burning fireplaces and inserts, however, are designed to improve efficiency. These models are built to burn wood more completely, reduce heat loss, and direct more heat into the room. Some high-efficiency wood-burning inserts can achieve efficiency ratings of over 70%, significantly reducing heat loss and fuel consumption.

          These models often feature advanced design elements like secondary combustion, better insulation, and improved air circulation, making them a more sustainable and cost-effective option for those who prefer wood-burning fireplaces. However, even with improved efficiency, it’s important to consider the environmental impact of wood burning, including emissions and particulate matter released into the atmosphere.

          Customer Reviews

          “I’m a Realtor and have used and referred my clients to this company for garage door and fireplace installs and repairs.
          The price and quality of work is exceptional. I highly recommend using them. Give them a call for quick and efficient service.”

          Marlon Waite

          Las Vegas, NV

          “We were very impressed with the service by technician John G., he really knows his specialty! 
          This company is very easy to work with, as I made a next day appointment and I was happy they take credit card payment as well.
          I have previously used other companies for fireplace repairs and installs, and none were as skilled or competent. This was by far the best fireplace service I’ve had in Las Vegas”

          Georgia Washington

          Reno, NV

          “We’ve used this company multiples. New garage doors and had a fireplace installed. Fair price, technician was knowledgeable and prompt, left the job in good condition.”

          Chris Bunker

          Henderson, NV

          2255 Crestline Loop, North Las Vegas, NV 89030

          (702) 657-1244