Gas Logs - How Can
I Use Them?
Gas logs are made to be as realistic as the logs you
find in any wood burning fireplace. The only difference is that
you don't have a real mess on your hands after the fire has
gone out, and you don't have the issue of trying to light a
The intention behind using gas logs is to give you a
beautiful and peaceful fire with the push of a button.
Gas logs won't heat your home, so if you're looking to
accomplish that task, you'll need to add a gas fireplace
insert. This will allow you to heat up your home in a similar
fashion as a woodstove does, but without having to add the
wood and clean up the ashes afterward.
One of the biggest safety points in using gas is to have
adequate ventilation. If you don't have enough fresh air, the
results can be an explosion.
There is no doubt that by using gas logs you can add a great
deal of charm and beauty to any room. There is nothing more
special than seeing a fireplace burning warmly on a cold
Another option is having vent-free gas logs in a fireplace.
Is they will still require having a chimney, although you can
find specially made vent-free boxes that won't require a