Q: How will the fireplace be placed in it's location?
A: A variety of methods are possible. Crane or forklift is the most common method.
Q: Can this be used as a gas or wood burning fireplace?
A: Yes. Although it is designed as a "wood burning" fireplace, many customers choose gas log sets.
Q: Is it possible to install a gas log lighter in the fireplace?
A: Yes. A log lighter can be installed, along with a key valve for safe, easy operation.
Q: How heavy is a fireplace that has a full stone finish?
A: Generally speaking, fireplaces can start at 1,000 pounds and range up to a few thousand pounds.
Q: What type of ground surface is required upon which to sit a fireplace?
A: Many of the smaller fireplaces can sit on a 4" thick pad. If a new pad is being poured for the fireplace, then we would recommend a minimum thickness of 6".
Q: Can the fireplace be positioned next to the house?
A: The standard rule of thumb for positioning a fireplace is that the centerline of the top of the chimney be at least 10 feet away from / or 3 feet above any combustibles.
Q: What maintenance is required for a fireplace?
A: As with any fireplace, the chimney should be frequently inspected and kept clean.