Decorate Your Radiant Gas Fireplace Mantel for Fall

Autumn Mantel

Now that the fall weather is getting cold enough to make you want to use your radiant gas fireplace, you should celebrate by decorating your mantle for autumn.  This colorful season has plenty of inspiring beauty that you can use for your mantle decorations that will make your fireplace feel festive and homey.   One of the easiest and most affordable … [Read more...]

Understanding BTUs and Your Radiant Gas Fireplace

Clearview Radiant Gas Fireplace

When looking into adding a radiant gas fireplace to your home, you have probably run across the acronym "BTU" and wondered what it means.  A BTU, or British Thermal Unit, is simply a measurement defined by the amount of heat needed to raise a pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit.  Gas fireplaces and other appliances are rated in BTU's/hr Input, which is … [Read more...]

Safety Tips for Children and Pets Near Your Radiant Gas Fireplace

Safety Screen from Valor

Radiant gas fireplaces are beautiful additions to any home, but part of their appeal is the heat they put off, and heat does come with some risks.  While a properly-inspected radiant gas fireplace is safe to operate, the glass front on the fireplace does get very hot and can pose a burn risk to children and pets if you don't take measures to prevent it. … [Read more...]