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Converting Your Wood Fireplace to a Gas Log Set: Why and How

If you have a wood-burning fireplace, you may be wondering if you can switch to a gas log set. The answer is yes, and there are many benefits to doing so. Gas log sets are convenient, energy-efficient, safe, and realistic. They can provide you with a cozy and beautiful fire without the hassle of wood.

Benefits of Gas Log Sets

One of the main benefits of converting your wood fireplace to a gas log set is that you can save money on your heating bills. Gas fireplaces use less fuel than wood fireplaces, and they can be turned on and off with a remote control or a thermostat. You can also adjust the flame and heat to your desired level, unlike wood fireplaces that can be unpredictable and hard to control. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, gas fireplaces can be up to 70% more efficient than wood fireplaces.

Another benefit of converting your wood fireplace to a gas log set is that you can improve your indoor and outdoor air quality. Wood fireplaces can produce a lot of smoke, ash, and particulate matter that can harm your health and the environment. Gas fireplaces, on the other hand, produce minimal emissions and require no chimney or venting system. They also eliminate the risk of creosote buildup, which can cause chimney fires. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, wood fireplaces can emit up to 28 pounds of particulate matter per year, while gas fireplaces can emit less than one pound.

A third benefit of converting your wood fireplace to a gas log set is that you can enjoy a realistic and cozy fire without the hassle of wood. Gas log sets are designed to mimic the look and feel of natural wood, with realistic flames, glowing embers, and crackling sounds. You don’t have to worry about buying, storing, or hauling wood, or cleaning up the mess after each use. Gas log sets are easy to maintain and operate, and they can last for years with proper care.

Popular Gas log set models


Napoleon gas log sets are available in  ​18, 24 and 30 inch diemnsions


realfyre gas log sets come in variety of designs and dimensions

How to convert your Wood Fireplace to  a Gas Log Set

To convert your wood fireplace to a gas log set, you will need to hire a professional who can install a gas line, fit a gas insert, and modify the venting system. The process is not complicated, but it requires expertise and safety precautions. You can choose from different types of gas log sets, such as standard or variable flame, and customize them to suit your preferences.

What our customers are saying about upgrading to Gas Log Set

Converting your wood fireplace to a gas log set can be a smart investment that will enhance your home comfort and value. Don’t take our word for it, listen to what some of our happy customers have to say:

“Mr. Heat Mechanical did a great job converting my wood fireplace to a gas log set. They were very friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient. They explained everything to me and answered all my questions. The gas log set is beautiful and easy to use. I can’t believe how much cleaner and safer it is than wood. Thank you, Mr. Heat Mechanical!” - David, Toronto
“I love my new gas log set from Mr. Heat Mechanical. It looks so realistic and cozy, and it heats up my living room in minutes. The installation was quick and professional, and the price was reasonable. I highly recommend them to anyone who wants to upgrade their fireplace.” - Sarah, Richmond Hill

If you are interested in converting your wood fireplace to a gas log set, contact us today for a free over the phone estimate. We offer quality installation, repair, and maintenance of gas fireplaces in Richmond Hill and Toronto. For a limited time, we are offering a 10% discount on all gas log sets. Don’t miss this opportunity to transform your fireplace and your home. Call us now at 905-707-1299

Can I convert my wood-burning fireplace to a gas log set?

Yes, in most cases, both vented and ventless gas logs (Outdoor Application) can be installed in a fully functioning wood-burning fireplace.

What type of maintenance or service is needed for a gas log set?

Gas log sets require minimal maintenance, but it’s a good idea to have the valves, pipes, and gas connections inspected periodically by a licensed hearth professional.

Do gas log sets give off heat?

Yes, gas log sets do give off heat. However, the amount of heat can vary depending on whether the gas log set is vented or ventless.

How much propane/natural gas does a gas log set use?

The amount of propane or natural gas a gas log set uses can vary based on the size of the log set, the gas pressure, and how high the control valve is set.

How do I clean a gas log set?

The ember bed and logs should be cleaned to remove any buildup. If you have vented gas logs, you’ll need to have your chimney inspected and swept once a year.

 ​Your Guide to Gas Log Sets : FAQs by Mr. Heat Mechanical

Gas log sets are a popular choice for homeowners looking to add warmth and ambiance to their homes. They offer the charm of a traditional fireplace without the hassle of chopping wood or cleaning up ashes. However, like any home appliance, they come with their own set of considerations. This guide provides answers to frequently asked questions about gas log sets, covering topics from installation to maintenance. Whether you’re considering a gas log set for your home or just want to learn more, this guide is a great place to start. Let’s dive into these FAQs!

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