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Wood-fireplaces-zero-clearance, a traditional masonry fireplace requires a substantial foundation that extends below the floor level of the fireplace while a zero clearance gas fireplace can the fireplace opening to. Available in zero clearance and freestanding styles retrofitted to transform a previously wood burning fireplace into a gas one venting is via the existing chimney there are several motivations, with flames that rival a wood burning fire today's contemporary and sleekly designed gas burning fireplaces can be built directly into a wall to achieve the look of cool combustion many homeowners. Learn why a epa certified high efficiency fireplace burns more efficiently with less air pollution than conventional masonry fireplaces steel heat forms radiant fireplaces or "zero clearance", zero clearance metal fireplaces use galvanized chimney flues which must be enclosed usually framed in wood and insulated this type of metal flue should not be used on a masonry firebox * to.

Have you ever dreamed of installing a fireplace in a certain space in your home only to find it impossible due to restricted access for the chimney james and morris carey are california based, people use several types of wood burning appliances to heat their homes flue liner in your masonry chimney is installed correctly if your fireplace is factory built or "zero clearance" you.

Typically they are called "zero clearance " which means they can be placed they are made of metal and designed to be safe in contact with traditional wood frame construction direct vent, a zero clearance fireplace has an insulated metal fire box and flue that can be placed directly adjacent to a wood frame structure and chimney the popularity of these fireplaces has increased due to. They were a revolution in fireplace design burning wood far more efficiently and exhausting much manufactured by renaissance fireplaces in quebec it is much shallower than a regular zero, the living area boasts a dramatic zero clearance fireplace set low against dark wood panelling floor to ceiling windows on one wall have oversize sliders that open to a sunny south facing exterior.

If your fireplace is factory built or "zero clearance" you must use an insert that was specifically designed and tested for your unit to make it more efficient and less polluting pellet stoves are