How to install a gas fireplace. Then plan to spend an entire weekend framing and installing drywall and a few hours each day for the rest of the week troweling on additional coats of joint compound. In this video this old house host kevin oconnor explains how to install a gas fireplace. Cut hole through exterior house wall and install stovepipe thimble.
Hiring a professional to install a gas line or a connection to a propane tank adds about 1000. Learn more about the fireplace guys by visting us at. A gas fireplace with a low flame setting adds ambience to the living room.
The fireplace will take you about a day to install. Warm up with an energy efficient fireplace costs to convert wood fireplace to gas. The amount of line that needs to be installed as well as the location of the line determines the overall cost.
To install a gas fireplace start by setting the fireplace on a platform and install the exhaust piping at the top or back of the stove. Watch us install a gas fireplace in under 1 minute. If you already have a gas line in your home you may need to install an additional line that leads to your new gas fireplace.