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Converting a fireplace to a wood stove. However a specific price for converting a wood fireplace to gas depends on many factors with a possible cost range of 500 to 5500. Photo by katelin kinney. Many people decide to convert their standard fireplace to a wood burning stove by adding a stove insert.
Cleaner burning than wood wood pellet stoves can provide a lot of heat and are relatively inexpensive to operate. A gas fireplace can provide unparalleled convenience and the pleasure of a warm fire on a cold day but many people believe nothing compares to the ambiance created by burning wood. What youll pay depends primarily on the type of gas fireplace you choose whether its a vented insert vented gas log or ventless gas log.
Gas fireplaces provide all the aesthetic of a real fireplace minus some of the operating hassles of a wood burning fixture. There is no way to convert a gas fireplace to burn wood unless you are very lucky and the gas fireplace is an insert in a properly functioning solid fuel fireplace in which case you basically just remove the insert and have the fireplace inspected. Wood stove insert image.
Have a stand alone wood stove for heat. The good news for homeowners who have a gas fueled fireplace but who would prefer a wood burning fireplace is that converting from gas to wood fuel may be an option. Wood burning fireplaces unlike ventless gas fireplaces require a chimney.
I am interested in. The initial price including installation is comparable to that of a gas fireplace insert from 2000 to 4000. Converting from a gas fireplace to a wood burning one is becoming popular nowadays because of the simplicity it can offer to homeowners.
Much depends on the skill of the original builder and the history of use and maintenance of your chimney. Photo by brandon smith a woodburning fireplace can spit out burning embers.