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The Many Benefits of Gas Fireplaces

Providers of Gas Fireplace Inserts in Bucks County PA

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TOR Chimney & Fireplace is the premier community-driven provider of gas fireplace inserts in Bucks County PA. Here at TOR, we are committed to giving our local neighborhoods the best services and options available on the market when it comes to their fireplaces and chimneys. We have faithfully handled the fireplace needs of Bucks County for over 15 years, and the consistency and quality of our work is something we take pride in.

In this blog post, we want to tell you about the benefits of gas fireplace inserts, a feature we’ve proudly installed in many homes in the area. Learn all about what makes this popular feature so appealing.

What Are Gas Fireplace Inserts?

Gas fireplace inserts are the leading home-improvement technology when it comes to fireplaces. These are steel-shell systems that are installed in existing, outdated masonry fireplaces in order to repurpose them into efficient heating appliances. The finished product of one of these insert installations is a fully functioning, ventilated and charming gas fireplace that can even mimic the appearance of a classic wood-fueled fireplace.

Why Are Gas Fireplaces Superior?

Gas fireplaces offer many benefits to a household. Compared to wood-fueled fireplaces, they are…

  • Easier to maintain
  • Require less cleaning
  • Easier to operate
  • Safer

When burning wood up through a chute in the wall, many issues can accumulate over time. These include creosote buildup, pollution of air quality, the generation of soot, ash, and more. These things not only pose inconveniences and waste a lot of time, but they are potentially harmful to your household and its inhabitants.

Request an Install Consultation Today

The installation job itself is perhaps the most important moment of your fireplace maintenance life-cycle, and as you might read on our installations page, poor work here will cost you down the road. So have your home treated by Tor Chimney & Fireplace, the provider of gas fireplace inserts Bucks County PA trusts!

Contact us today for a consultation!

What Are Chimney Inspections?

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TOR Chimney – An Experienced Company

TOR Chimney & Fireplace is the trusted and community-focused chimney inspector in Bucks County PA. Serving the area for over a decade and a half, we’ve gathered a great deal of knowledge and experience in chimney and fireplace installations, repairs, cleanings and inspections. Our range of expertise makes us the ideal one-stop-shop for all of your chimney and fireplace needs.

We love our neighborhood, and we’re proud to say we consider ourselves a local company first.

Bucks County Chimney Inspectors: Types of Inspections

Chimney inspections can be broken down into three basic categories, or levels, based on the intensity and severity of the inspection called upon:

  • Level 1 chimney inspections consist of routine visual checks. Our inspectors will look at the fireplace, the flue, and the chimney to look for blockages, chemical buildups, and the proper function of all components. These are usually performed once a year with your annual cleaning.
  • Level 2 chimney inspections involve many of the elements from level 1, only they’re focused on a problem area or recently serviced component. These usually occur off-cycle, when other work done on your chimney has altered it in some way or if an issue has cropped up and demands attention. Inspectors perform visual checks and closely examine the recent work or component issue.
  • Level 3 chimney inspections involve every aspect of 1 and 2, with the addition of requiring the removal and replacement of some structural element in order to fully examine a problem.

For greater detail on these, see our article on the three levels of inspection

Make TOR Your Chimney Inspector of Choice

If you’re experiencing an issue with your chimney or fireplace, don’t hesitate! Contact us today and request a consultation. We’re confident you’ll see the benefit of a comprehensive chimney and fireplace service company keeping your home safe and comfortable.