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Fireplace Gas Log Set
San Francisco

Fireplace Gas Log Set San Francisco

Sometimes called “fake logs” or a “gas insert.”These usually consist of a grate, a pan with a burner, sand over the burner, and fake embers on top of the sand. The fake logs, made of something like special concrete or ceramic, then fit on top of the grate. Advantages of gas logs are: Quick start. Quick end of the fire when you’re done. It doesn’t take long to get a fire going, like with a wood fire, and you don’t have to be concerned about a wood fire continuing to burn or smolder long after you want to go to sleep. No smoke. Sometimes with a wood fire, when the wood fire, when the wood fire is just getting started, there might be some smoke spilling out of the fireplace into the room. Then, when the fire is burning well, all the smoke should go up the flue, and not into the room. At the end of the fire, when there is less heat driving gases up the flue, and the fire is smoldering, there again might be smoke spilling out into the room. (Some wood-burning fireplaces have no difficulty expelling the smoke during all three phases of a fire.) Less soot deposited in the upper parts of the system, above the firebox in a space called the “smoke chamber” and above that, in the flue. Some folks can use their gas logs for fires a lot and not have to clean the chimney for years at a time. (Sometimes with gas logs you do get some soot buildup, but it is always less compared to a wood-burning system.) You don’t have to store the wood or carry heavy wood into the house. Disadvantage of a gas-only setup: You don’t get the same sound of the fire burning. No “snap, crackle, pop.” You won’t get any wood burning smell. Probably less heat, but not always true. Some gas log setups put out quite a bit of heat.


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Fidel Ben

Local Guide

They  did an excellent job. I am really satisfied with the service's price and quality. I also thought he provided sound advice that helped us save money despite the fact that there were more expensive options available. Pleasant, Covid is a safe, friendly, and quick service. fireplace cleaned perfect, thank you so much

Michael Smith

Local Guide

Green Chimney Sweep did a great job cleaning our chimney. Clean, courteous and thorough, you can't ask for anything more. Very happy with their service. I will definitely use them again.

Mark Bruner

The outcomes of this company's cleaning of my fireplace exceeded my expectations. They showed up when they said they would and performed a fantastic job of cleaning my fireplace. I am so pleased with the results that I would gladly refer them to anybody who needs an honest and dependable fireplace cleaning service.

Semth Cris

Did an excellent job and was extremely courteous. I felt at ease and confident in their ability to do the task. The only small thing that everyone seeking cleaning services should keep in mind is to turn on your heater or air conditioner to guarantee that the chimney was clean. As a result of renovations, there was some debris inside my chimney and when I switched on the heater after Bay Services cleaned it, there was even more debris. Crew was kind enough to stay and clean until all of the garbage had been removed. good job.

Amy Thompson

This company is the best I have ever come across, period. They are always on time and thorough in their chimney inspection. They check all the corners and make sure everything is as it should be. I would recommend this company to anyone who needs an inspection and wants it done right.

Mary Harris

Local Guide

We had this company clean our chimney and were very pleased with the service and professionalism. A few weeks later we had an issue with the flu and when I call their office they had a person at our home within 20 minutes. He assessed the chimney and explained what he thought had happened. No intervention was required and we have instructed the working of the flu and how to manage it. We were not charged for this second visit and were given very helpful information. Excellent service all around.

Nestor Barnes

I had my chimney flue cleaned by this business and I'm very happy with the results. They came on time and did a thorough job, leaving no mess behind. The price was reasonable and they were very professional. I would definitely recommend this business for anyone who needs chimney flue cleaning services!

Brouce Lynnn

Did a fantastic job putting a wood burner in our fireplace Other chimney repair businesses claimed that our firebox and chimney were too tiny to support a stove (the firebox was built in 2010), Crew was creative and hopeful. For us, he found and built a beautiful stove that fits exactly. He is intelligent, competent, and fair.

Patricia Elizabith

Local Guide

They contacted ahead to confirm the appointment, arrived on time, gave me an honest appraisal, and finished the cleaning and adjustments in under an hour. With a new shutter, I now have a clean, working fireplace. Highly recommended.

Robert Morgan

The people who came over to inspect the chimney were very friendly and informed. They explained everything to me and answered all of my queries. A fantastic crew! I will undoubtedly use them in the future.