There are plenty of home heating options out there on the market, but few of them offer the ease and convenience of an Ethanol Fireplace. These beautiful, versatile appliances allow homeowners to heat their homes effectively without requiring installation of a dedicated fuel source and usually at a fraction of the cost of a traditional wood-burning or gas fireplace. If you're looking for a simple, effective solution to your home heating problems without an enormous investment of money or time, check out all of the quality Ethanol Fireplaces offered in this section.
I have three Heat-N-Glo propane fireplaces. When they are not in use, they leak a lot of cold air and, when they are being used, they use a lot of propane. I have been reading a lot about ethanol fireplace recently. Can my three unites be easily retrofitted for ethanol or would I have to replace them completely with ethanol fireplaces.
Unfortunately, you will need to completely replace your fireplaces if you want to install ethanol units instead. There is no way to convert a natural gas or propane fireplace to ethanol. We apologize for any inconvenience.
How should we prepare a recess into our drywall to install an ethanol fireplace? Also, is firebrick necessary?
My apologizes, but the ethanol models that we carry are not designed to be recessed into a wall enclosure. The complete units must be wall mounted and the individual burners are designed for installation into a prefabricated firebox or masonry fireplace. They cannot be used with a combustible enclosure of any kind. I apologize for the inconvenience.
While not one and the same, ethanol units and gel fuel models are very similar. There is no clear advantage or disadvantage to one over the other. A key consideration for you would be the access and pricing of local denatured alcohol (for ethanol models) or the appropriate gel fuel canisters for the specific gel model.