The warmth of gas fires: why they’re worth it

The warmth of gas fires - why they're worth it

When it comes to creating a cosy and inviting atmosphere in your home, few things can rival the warmth and charm of a crackling fire. While traditional wood-burning fireplaces do a good job, gas fires offer a convenient and efficient alternative.

Let’s explore the reasons why you might want to switch to a gas fire. Investing in a gas fire can be a smart choice: bringing comfort, style, and practicality to your living space.

1. Gas fires are easy to use and convenient

One of the main advantages of gas fires is their ease of use and convenience. With just a flip of a switch or the press of a remote control button, you can instantly light the flames and enjoy the warmth they provide.

There’s no need to handle messy firewood, clean up ashes, or constantly tend to the fire. Gas fires offer a hassle-free experience, allowing you to relax and unwind without any of the usual fireplace maintenance.

East Coast Plumbing and Gas are your Hawke’s Bay supplier of Rinnai gas fires and hot water heaters. Take a closer look at the Winter 2023 models of Rinnai gas fires here.

2. Gas fires can be cleaner and more environmentally friendly

Compared to wood-burning fireplaces, gas fires are significantly cleaner and more environmentally friendly. Burning natural gas produces minimal smoke, soot, or ash, which means you won’t have to worry about cleaning up a messy chimney or dealing with air pollution caused by burning wood. Additionally, gas fires don’t release harmful particles or chemicals into the air, making them a greener choice for your home and the planet.

Pictured: Rinnai Linear 1500.
Rinnai gas fires offer you the flexibility of warmth when you need it, and the ability to simply switch your fire off when you don’t. Pictured: Rinnai Linear 1500.

3. Gas fires are energy efficient

Gas fires have a reputation for energy efficiency – and that’s for a good reason. Choosing a gas fire can help you to save on heating costs while keeping your home warm and comfortable.

Unlike traditional fireplaces which can lose a significant amount of heat through the chimney, gas fires are designed to radiate heat directly into your living space. Gas fires come with adjustable settings, allowing you to control the intensity of the flame and tailor the heat output to your preferences.

Gas fires also have the benefit of being easy to switch off – unlike wood-burning fireplaces. That means that when your home is warm enough you don’t have to continue heating it and potentially waste fuel in the process. By efficiently heating your home, gas fires contribute to energy conservation and lower utility bills.

4. Gas fires come in a wide range of designs and models

Gas fires offer a wide range of options to suit any style or preference. Whether your home has a contemporary, traditional, or minimalist décor, you can find a gas fire design that seamlessly integrates into your living space.

Pictured: Rais Gas Fire
East Coast Plumbing and Gas offer a wide range of fire designs – allowing you to choose how much of a statement your gas fire makes in your room. Pictured: Rais Gas Fire.

From sleek and modern inserts to elegant freestanding stoves and even realistic log sets, there are countless possibilities to enhance the ambiance and visual appeal of your home. Gas fires offer the beauty of a real fire without the limitations and safety concerns associated with wood-burning fireplaces.

East Coast Plumbing and Gas stock a wide range of Rinnai and Rais gas fires. Book an appointment to visit our heating showroom today and we can help you choose and install the best model for your home.

5. Gas fires are safer and give you better control

Gas fires prioritise safety, providing you with peace of mind while enjoying the comfort of a fire. They eliminate the risk of sparks, flying embers, or accidental fires that can occur with wood-burning fireplaces.

Gas fires also feature advanced safety features such as oxygen depletion sensors and flame failure devices, which automatically shut off the gas supply if oxygen levels become too low or if the flame is extinguished.

Investing in a gas fire can bring lots of benefits to your home. The ease of use, convenience, and cleanliness makes a gas fire a practical choice if you’re looking for a hassle-free heating experience. With energy efficiency and a wide range of design options, and the added safety features and precise control, gas fires offer both comfort and peace of mind. If you’re looking to bring the charm and warmth of a fireplace into your home, a gas fire is an investment you shouldn’t regret.

East Coast Plumbing and Gas are experts at installing and maintaining gas fires in commercial and residential properties in Hawke’s Bay. We can help you choose the right model and style of gas fires so you can enjoy the best results in your home or business.

Book an appointment to visit our heating showroom today, and enjoy a free consultation with one of our experts. We’ll review your house plans, explore options and show you models of fire in our showroom so you can choose the right gas fire for your home.

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