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Gas fires FAQ

What is a Modern Gas Fire?

A modern gas fire is a heating appliance that uses natural gas or propane to create flames and generate heat.

These fires are designed with contemporary aesthetics and advanced technology to provide efficient and stylish heating solutions.

Do modern gas fires require a chimney?

Many modern gas fires are ventless or use direct venting, which means they do not require a traditional chimney. This makes installation more flexible and cost-effective.


Modern gas fires work by burning natural gas or propane in a controlled manner. This combustion produces flames that provide both heat and an appealing visual focal point. They are often equipped with features like remote controls, thermostats, and electronic ignition for easy operation.

Can I use natural gas or propane?

Yes, modern gas fires can be powered by either natural gas or propane, depending on your location and preferences. Make sure to select the appropriate type when purchasing.


What are the advantages?

  • Efficiency: Modern gas fires are highly efficient, converting a significant portion of the fuel into heat.
  • Convenience: They are easy to operate, often with remote controls or smartphone apps.
  • Cleanliness: Gas fires produce minimal ash and do not require wood or pellet storage.
  • Aesthetics: These fires offer a realistic flame appearance and sleek, contemporary designs.
  • Safety: Many models have built-in safety features like automatic shutoff in case of malfunction.

Further questions

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