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Gas Logs

Hargrove Blazing Pelican Vented Log SetWe offer gas logs from many different manufacturer's that come in a variety of styles. It is important to get the right size gas log set otherwise it may have issues operating or not fit altogether. There is a simple way to figure out roughly what size gas log set you will need for your fireplace, to start you will need to find your fireplace's opening width.

Once you have your fireplace's opening width you will need to decide on which pilot kit you are going to get. This is important because different pilot kits each require specific amounts of space which adds to the overall size of the gas log set. If you are interested in getting a standard safety pilot kit, subtract 8 inches from the front width of your fireplace and this will give you the size of the largest gas log set you are able to use. If you are going to get a millivolt pilot kit you will need to subtract 12 inches.

Deciding which gas fireplace logs to get can seem challenging, but with the right information it can be a breeze. You will find detailed specification sheets on all of our gas log products that show the minimum fireplace opening requirements along with other helpful information. Just remember that certain options can add extra width to your gas log set of choice, and to factor that in with your opening width. Most gas log sets require that your fireplace is at least 15" deep, any less than this and you may have to look into getting a reduced depth gas log set.

We provide many different options with our gas log kits. You’ll love these ultra-realistic gas logs and how they look in your firebox. We even have a variety of different timber styles, from birch gas logs to frosted oak we have what you are looking for. And, these high-quality gas logs are designed to last for years.

Finally it’s important to know what you’re looking for. For example, is your chimney still open? If so, you need a vented gas log set that is connected to a flue. Vent-free gas log sets are ideal for apartments and other places that may not have a vented fireplace. Vent-free gas logs can also be used in a vented fireplace but you do not have to open the flue. There are plenty of great choices to choose from!

 

Campfire Style Vented Log Sets

Check out these new pinnacle / campfire style gas log sets! If you are looking for something unique look no further. Only available in vented units.

Sierra - Everest - Olympia

Vented Gas Logs

Vented gas logs require a fireplace with a working chimney. They are also known to provide the most realistic flames and have a more authentic appearance compared to vent-free gas logs. Vented logs are often less cheaper than their ventless gas log counterparts and are much more flexible when it comes to rearranging the logs the way you want. You cannot rearrange the logs at all with vent-free logs. One main drawback of vented gas logs is that you will lose a lot of heat as it rises through the chimney, but even then they are still capable of providing warmth in your home. 

We have many styles and sizes to fit your fireplace needs! Gas logs are perfect for bringing your gas fireplace a natural wood-burning feel. Vented gas logs are similar to burning wood and will definitely give you that natural feel! 

 

Ventless Gas Logs

Unlike the vented gas logs, vent-free gas logs burn clean and do not require a chimney or flue to use! Ventless gas logs are great for the environment and safe for your home! They also provide more heat output compared to vented gas fireplace log sets while consuming less fuel.

These gas logs can use natural or liquid propane gas. There are many different styles and sizes to choose from. It is important to note that vent-free gas logs are meant to be supplemental zone heaters which are not intended for continuous use or whole house heating. Check out some of the major differences between vent-free and vented gas logs below.

 

Vented VS Vent-Free Gas Logs

 

See-Thru Gas Log Sets

Our see-thru sets are sized according to the approximate width of the log stacks or contemporary burners. A 24-inch match lit log set, for example, is no more than 24 inches wide at the front of the stack. Burner pans, valve kits, millivolt switches, and other add ons will add even more width to the set. If your fireplace is 24 inches wide, we do not recommend a 24-inch log stack, rather a shorter one so that you have natural space on either side. Height varies by gas log set size, as well as the type of burner you choose. All of these log stacks are designed to fit in a standard, up-to-code fireplace. The difference is that some have low profiles which could leave a large gap in a high fireplace. Tall stacks that fit in a standard fireplace might look too cramped.

 

Outdoor Gas Logs

What better way to stay warm outside and be green doing it than having some outdoor gas logs?! The great thing about these bad boys is that they burn cleaner with gas! Instead of burning wood that can release nasty toxins into the air, consider getting gas logs. Outdoor gas log sets are made with stainless steel components to help prevent rust and general wear and tear. If you are looking for gas logs to use outdoors follow the category link above.

Gas logs are great for the environment and will help with reducing your carbon footprint! Gas not only burns cleaner than wood, but it also is great for heat efficiency. Your gas log set will have a higher heat output, more control over temperature, and still, look natural just like your burning wood!

 

Small Reduces Depth Gas Logs

Our small vented or vent free gas log sets are ideal for creating a warm ambiance in your petite fireplace without sacrificing beauty or power. Each refractory log is carefully handcrafted and hand-painted to ensure the most realistic effect possible. When it comes to making a stunning impact in your fireplace, these gas logs are anything but small! Sometimes you are restricted by the size of your fireplace opening, and reduced depth gas logs may be your only option. We have many different styles and options to choose from so you have nothing to worry about.

You'll love the warranty that these small gas log sets come with! ALL refractory logs come with a lifetime warranty. The black powder-coated or stainless steel burners are covered by a 10-year manufacturer's warranty, while the standard match-lit controls are warranted for 3 years. In addition, all other valves, pilots, and electronic controls are covered by a 1-year limited warranty!

 

Contemporary Gas Log Sets

For those looking for something a little more untraditional, try the sets with smooth fire stones and rivers rocks. Some have reflective backplates that will help more light to emit from your firebox. Fire glass is optional for almost all of these log sets and, for the first time, pebble-like fire beads. The burners range in size from 18 inches to 30 inches. And they can be used in virtually any fireplace as they are approved for use in wood-burning, prefab, and vent-free fireboxes. 

 

Gas Coal Baskets

It’s a picturesque setting: a coal fireplace crackling in an old Victorian home on a snowy night. A nice thought, sure, but not an environmentally-friendly choice. Plus, they also can’t be converted into wood-burning fireplaces. You don’t need to brick it up and hang a portrait of your dog just yet though! A coal fireplace can be converted into a gas fireplace is possible. And, with our coal baskets, you can have your coal fireplace, but without the toxic coal fumes. We have both vented coal baskets and vent free gas coal burners for your fireplace needs.  Our gas coal baskets are also great options for small fireplaces and are compatible with both natural gas and liquid propane. 

Electric Log Sets

Gas log sets are perfect for an easy-going and easy cleanup fire. Although great, not everyone has the option to use gas. Luckily, there is another choice! Electric log sets are perfect for home or even apartments that aren't allowed to have certain types of fireplaces or a fireplace at all.

Electric log sets produce heat with electric-only and do not require any type of ventilation. The logs do not produce any type of smoke or toxins into the air so they are perfectly safe to use within any setting. The electric log set comes in many sizes as well as styles to fit in perfectly with your home decor.

Our electric log sets are the perfect choice for those who want to enjoy a fire and offset some heating costs without the hassle of installing gas within the home. Keep in mind that although they are safe to use choice, there are always risks and it's important to make sure that all safety precautions are taken with these log sets.


FAQ's

How long do gas logs last?

  • As long as the logs have been maintained, they will last up to 10 years or more. If you keep up the maintenance on your gas logs, they can last a lifetime!

What is the difference in vented and unvented gas logs?

  • The difference is that a vented gas log set burns similar to a real wood fire and emits smoke whereas an unvented log set burns clean with a low flame and no smoke emission.

How often should logs be replaced?

  • Your log set if maintained properly can last up to 10 years, but the embers may need to be replaced periodically. The embers can last up to 5 years. This may vary depending on how often your fireplace is in use.

Should I get vented or ventless gas logs?

  • This varies on multiple factors. You should determine the type of fireplace you have. If you have a chimney or flue, then you are safe to get a vented gas log set as they emit toxins and need to have proper ventilation. Ventless log do not give off any emissions and so not require a flue or chimney. Ventless gas logs are more heat efficient and do have a higher heat output.