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How do I know if my fireplace is zero clearance?

Many conventional Zero-Clearance Fireplace models have glass doors to reduce heat loss when there is no fire and should be left open when the fire is lit. One thing to look for when purchasing a Zero-Clearance Fireplace is the size of the firebox opening on the fireplace.

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Regarding this, how do I know if I have a zero clearance fireplace?

The most obvious way of identifying a zero clearance fireplace is the existence of black metal, either exposed on the face or inside the firebox (Fig.

how much does a zero clearance fireplace cost? Here are the average prices installed, which includes the flue, vent, or chimney. On average, a new metal prefabricated gas or wood-burning fireplace costs $2,900 installed, while an electric fireplace runs $1,200.

Fireplace Cost.

National Average Cost $2,415
Average Range $1,050 to $3,780

People also ask, how does a zero clearance fireplace work?

The term zero clearance refers to how close a fireplace can be to material that is combustible, typically framing. (The distance required before combustible material can be installed near a fireplace is known as the fireplace standoff.)

Are zero clearance fireplaces safe?

Zero-Clearance Fireplaces and Why They are Good Options. Zero-clearance fireplaces are pre-manufactured heating appliances that are safe to place directly against or within a couple of inches of combustible materials, such as a sheetrock wall, wood, or paneling.

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