Collection: Natural Gas Inserts

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At The Great Fire Company, we offer a wide range of Natural Gas Inserts to increase the warmth and ambiance of your home. We offer a variety of Natural Gas Inserts to fulfil your requirements.Β 

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Overview of Natural Gas Inserts

Natural gas inserts are heating appliances designed to be installed into an existing wood-burning fireplace. These inserts utilise natural gas as fuel, providing efficient heating while still maintaining the cosy feel of a traditional fireplace. They are a convenient and eco-friendly alternative to wood-burning fireplaces, eliminating the need for chopping and storing wood, and reducing emissions. Shop direct vent fireplace inserts in our collection.

Natural Gas Insert Product Types

Our collection features various types of natural gas inserts to fulfil different homeowner needs:Β 

Direct Vent Inserts

Direct vent inserts draw air from outside for combustion and expel exhaust gases through a direct vent system. These inserts are ideal for well-insulated homes as they do not rely on indoor air for combustion. They offer efficient heating while maintaining indoor air quality, making them perfect for energy-conscious homeowners.

Vent-Free Inserts

Vent-free fireplace inserts do not require a venting system and can be installed in most existing fireplaces, making them a convenient option for many homes. These inserts are especially useful in places where installing a venting system is difficult or expensive. They provide supplemental heating without the need for major renovations.

Top Vent Inserts

Top vent inserts are designed to vent through the existing chimney, making them a practical choice for homeowners who want to keep using their existing fireplace and chimney. These inserts offer a traditional fireplace look while providing the convenience and efficiency of natural gas heating. We also have a range of home fireplace propane inserts.

How to Choose Natural Gas Inserts

When selecting a natural gas insert, consider your specific heating needs, home layout, and personal preferences:

  • Direct Vent Inserts: Perfect for well-insulated homes focused on energy efficiency. These inserts draw air from outside, making sure the optimal indoor quality, and also providing efficient heating.

  • Vent-Free Inserts: Ideal for smaller spaces or homes with limited renovation options. These inserts do not require a venting system, making them a cost-effective and convenient option for supplemental heating.

  • Top Vent Inserts: Great for those who want to maintain a traditional fireplace look. These inserts vent through the existing chimney, combining the ambiance of a fireplace with the convenience of natural gas heating.

While selecting a natural gas insert for your place, consider factors such as the size of your living space, the existing fireplace configuration, and your desired level of heating efficiency and ambiance.

Why Choose The Great Fire Company?

At The Great Fire Company, we understand that every home is unique. We are committed to helping you find the perfect natural gas insert to enhance your living space. Visit our showroom or contact our knowledgeable staff to explore our collection and find the ideal solution for your home.



Natural Gas Fireplace Insert FAQs


What is a natural gas fireplace insert?

A natural gas fireplace insert is a heating appliance designed to be installed into an existing wood-burning fireplace, utilizing natural gas as fuel for efficient and convenient heating.

Can I convert my wood-burning fireplace to a natural gas insert?

Yes, natural gas inserts are specifically designed to convert existing wood-burning fireplaces into efficient gas fireplaces, eliminating the need for wood and reducing emissions.

What are the benefits of a natural gas fireplace insert?

Benefits include efficient heating, easy operation, reduced emissions compared to wood-burning, and the ability to retain the aesthetic appeal of a traditional fireplace.

How do I choose the right natural gas insert size?

Measure the firebox opening of your existing fireplace to determine the appropriate insert size that will fit properly and provide adequate heating for your space.

Do natural gas inserts require electricity?

Some natural gas inserts require a small amount of electricity to operate the ignition system and blower fan, while others are designed to operate without any electrical power.

How efficient are natural gas fireplace inserts?

Modern natural gas inserts are highly efficient, with efficiency ratings ranging from 70% to over 80%, helping to reduce energy costs compared to traditional wood-burning fireplaces.

Can I install a natural gas insert myself?

It is generally recommended to have a professional installer handle the installation of a natural gas insert to ensure proper venting, gas line connections, and safety compliance.

How much does a natural gas fireplace insert cost?

The cost can vary depending on the brand, size, and features, but generally ranges from $2,000 to $5,000 for the unit itself, plus installation costs.

Are natural gas inserts easy to operate?

Yes, natural gas inserts are designed for easy operation, often with remote controls or thermostats for convenient temperature adjustment and flame control.

How do I maintain a natural gas fireplace insert?

Regular maintenance, such as annual inspections and cleaning, is recommended to ensure safe and efficient operation of your natural gas insert over time.