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Advantages of a Gas Fireplace

Posted on Wednesday, March 14, 2018



With the cooler weather looming closer, a gas fireplace can warm the soul as well as our homes. There is nothing like curling up with a good book and a beverage in front of a warm glowing fireplace. And if you have a gas burning fireplace it is better for the environment and less costly to run.

A gas fireplace has many advantages that make it even more appealing to a homeowner who is looking for not only style, but also savings for their energy bill.


Below are a list of advantages of a gas fireplace that will help you a decision choosing between gas or wood burning.


1. Continuous Heat

Unlike a log fireplace, a gas fireplace has constant heat.


2. No Hauling

No need to buy or chop firewood which means you are not harming a tree, which in turn helps the environment.


3. Energy Savings

A gas fireplace can save up to 25% on your energy bill.


4. No Cleaning

Because you are not using firewood it means no ashes to tidy or sweep up. Also a wood fireplace needs to be cleaned along the chimney die to prevent the build-up of creosote.


5. Easy to Operate

A gas fireplace is easy to turn on and off, just by the the flip of a switch unlike a wood fireplace that takes time to set up, and get your room warm instantly. 


6. Environmentally Friendly

The environment benefits nicely from a gas fireplace because there are no fumes being released into the air, and a sound choice for the future. What will the next 20 year’s bring with power and how we make it. Natural Gas exists and is readily available with little work to supply.


7. Warmer

There are gas fireplace models that have a blower already built in which helps to circulate the warm air throughout the home and not just in one area where the unit is places.


8. Stylish

There is numerous styles and designs with gas fireplaces, and because of this it can add value to your home. From natural looking logs to beautiful grates, gas fireplace design has come a long way.


9. Remote

Most gas fireplaces come with easy to control remote control similar to a TV, making it easy to operate for anyone in the family.


10. Good for Kids

A gas fireplace is safer for children and pets since it is controlled and there are no fly away sparks or flames.


11. Installation

The cost of installing a gas fireplace is often more affordable that a wood burning one, and can be easily installed by Gas Works.


12. Safer

It’s less work than a wood alternative fireplace and is cleaner and safer. There is no wood piles, no wild life nests outside for spiders and snakes and no trips outside in the Winter to collect the firewood from a shed. 


13. Investment

A gas fireplace is a sound investment, it’s an asset to your home, the typical Adelaide home will only increase in value when you choose to add a well designed feature fire place. 

Gas Fireplace Designs by Escea

Posted on Friday, August 04, 2017



An Escea gas fireplace combines high tech and energy efficiency with sleek design, but it’s the fire, man’s oldest technology, that makes owning one essential. People are naturally drawn to flames and an Escea gas log fireplace will quickly become your homes social hub. Whether indoor or outdoor our gas log fires give you a range of heaters suitable for any situation. Escea gas heaters, which can be set to either natural gas or LPG, are available .

Escea DS1400 with a Free Fuel Bed worth up to $750
High Output Frameless


With a large glass viewing area, minimal depth and 5 star efficiency, the DS1400 gas fireplace strikes the perfect balance between form and function. The DS1400 has taken away everything you don’t need for a minimalist look that focuses on the flame. This fire is truly frameless – where the wall ends the glass begins. A low height and Flexible Flue and Powered Vent technology gives you the freedom to put the fireplace anywhere. Flue up, down, or even sideways. No walls required and no compromise on your design.

9.5 kW of heat warms your space effortlessly and Escea’s Smart Heat app allows you to turn the fire on remotely, giving you the luxury of always walking into a cosy home.
The DS1400 offers Escea’s full range of fuel beds for you to design the firebox look of your choice. Available single or double sided, for a big impact in one room…or two.
There no better time to buy the DS1400 from Gas Works with a saving of up to $750 and Gas Rebates of $500 for a new installation plus if you’re connecting to Gas for the first time there an additional $500.

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