How to install gas fireplace. Cut hole through exterior house wall and install stovepipe thimble. Vented gas log fireplaces burn more gas than the other types and may draw heat up the chimney but cost less to install than a gas insert. Prepare installation site by building wall recess to accept fireplace.
The amount of line that needs to be installed as well as the location of the line determines the overall cost. In this video this old house host kevin oconnor explains how to install a gas fireplace. Learn more about the fireplace guys by visting us at.
For the direct venting system cut a hole in a wall thats the size of the wall pass through that came with the stove then frame the edges of the hole with lumber. Warm up with an energy efficient fireplace costs to convert wood fireplace to gas. 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.