Common problems with Heat n Glo fireplaces include pilot light outages, cold drafts entering through the fireplace, odors from gas fireplaces and noisy fan kits. Heat n Glo offers solutions to these common problems in the Maintenance FAQ section of its website.Continue Reading
Heat n Glo sells wood, gas and electric fireplaces for indoor use. It also sells a selection of outdoor fireplaces. Not all common problems are applicable to all of its fireplaces. Pilot light outages do not occur with electric fireplaces, and neither electric nor wood-burning fireplaces are susceptible to natural gas odors.
The benefit of a wood-burning fireplace from Heat n Glo is its traditional appearance and smell, while the primary benefits of an electric fireplace are clean operation and convenience. Gas fireplaces offer a compromise between the two, with the ambiance of wood-burning fireplaces and the convenience of electric models.
Electric fireplaces are generally safer and less expensive to run than wood-burning or gas fireplaces, and they do not require extra hardware such as vent kits, gas lines or functioning chimneys. They are a less effective heat source than fireplaces that produce actual flames. Unlike gas or wood fireplaces, they cannot be used as an emergency heat source when electric power is unavailable.Learn more about Heating & Cooling