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To understand the benefits of a gas fireplace, you may need to know a little bit about wood fireplaces. Wood fireplaces are the most common type of indoor fireplace, and many people automatically think of wood fireplaces when they imagine a happily burning fire, warming and lighting somebody’s home. But those images don’t show the whole picture. First, fireplaces need to be cleaned and maintained to remove soot and ash. If you do not regularly clean your wood fireplace, it can be a major hazard. Second, wood is very messy. Sawdust, splinters, dirt, and bugs are all a common side effect of having wood in your house. Third, starting a fire in the fireplace can be a difficult, and messy job. It certainly will take several minutes to build and start a fire properly.

A gas model doesn’t have the same issues. These fireplaces don’t have ash, soot, or smoke. Because a gas model uses clean-burning fuel, you don’t have to worry about empty the ash box or cleaning the chimney. The fuel for your fireplace is easy to obtain and it’s fairly cheap. These fireplaces are easy to start. Many of them start with a single push of the button. But you don’t have to sacrifice beauty. Gas models come in many different designs and styles, and all of them replicate the soft beauty of a flame in the hearth.

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