Gas fireplace mantels are certainly cleaner than traditional fireplaces. There is no smoke, you do not use wood, and you do not have ashes or soot. On the other hand, if you can enjoy the sensation of the flames burning. And you can put decorative trunks or pebbles. If they give heat, not like electric fireplaces that neither are rather decorative nor do they give as much heat as a wood burning fireplace, but they do heat up. In gas fireplaces their yields range from 3 kw to 14 kw.
Taking into account that a capacity of 6.2 kw heats about 40-48 square meters. This depending on the degree of insulation of the house. Until now everything seemed very nice. But beware that the gas fireplace mantels have their “cons”. However, gas fireplaces usually have a power of between 6 and 7.3 kW, which is enough to heat between 40-50 square meters.
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It is more than seven times the price of a traditional fireplace or wood, heating fewer surfaces. It is not uncommon to find gas fireplace mantels that go out for 4800 or more than € 5000. And this in large DIY areas. If you are looking for heating systems to save as an alternative to ‘expensive electricity’ there are other more cost effective than gas fireplaces. For example, conventional wood fireplaces.