After the cleaning, water passed through my gutters like Niagara Falls!The crew also addressed the need for a downspout 'elbow' for more efficient water flow from the top roof to the lower roof to the gutter.To avoid costly hardwood floor repairs it was more cost effective to install a tile that complemented the stone on the fireplace, as was the case here.Each gas fireplace has specific requirements for venting and as such the existing chimney system in an old fireplace would have to be updated as well.In the example below, the homeowners upgraded their outdated, brass-framed super-inefficient wood fireplace with a Heat & Glo Grand I35 gas fireplace insert.
Over time, a masonry-built fireplace can also become dated. We have the answer to upgrade your fireplace, and it doesn’t involve a lengthy or expensive remodeling project. As the name suggests, a gas fireplace insert fits directly into your existing fireplace, greatly enhancing its performance and beauty.
Older fireplaces, found in many homes in Kelowna, were not very efficient or aesthetically appealing.
Often, they had little or no mantle and just tile around the fireplace opening.
A fireplace insert upgrade will give it a major facelift, and the work can be completed in a day or two.
The best way to help visualize the difference a fireplace insert makes is with “before and after” photos.