The latest trend in fireplaces today is those powered by natural gas. They can be turned on with a remote control, require little maintenance, and create virtually no smoke. Turning one off is another flip of a button. There are no embers to snuff out before going to bed, no ashes to clean out in the morning, and no wood to cut or purchase. In the technological age where attention spans are dwindling at an alarming rate, a gas log fireplace is ideal for young couples, professionals, and families.
Something Is Missing
For many people, a gas fireplace is simply not the same as an old-fashioned wood one. The sound of crackling logs, the art of poking the fire to keep it warm, and the smell of the smoke are half the fun of having a fire. A gas fireplace does not meet those expectations. The trade-off is too great, and any fireplace added to the home must be wood.
Where to Find One
There are several options of sizes, colors, and styles designed, manufactured, and installed by an Australian company that has been in business for over twenty years. Models range from standalone fireplaces to models that can be …