Installing a gas fireplace. The amount of line that needs to be installed as well as the location of the line determines the overall cost. In this video this old house host kevin oconnor explains how to install a gas fireplace. For the direct venting system cut a hole in a wall thats the size of the wall pass through that came with the stove then frame the edges of the hole with lumber.
If you already have a gas line in your home you may need to install an additional line that leads to your new gas fireplace. Rather you can run a special vent to the outside through an exterior wall. Tools list for installing a gas fireplace insert.
Knipex tools 00 20 06 us2 pliers wrench 3 piece set. Switch to a simpler surround and mantle and get a direct vent fireplace so you dont need a chimney. A gas fireplace with a low flame setting adds ambience to the living room.
How to install a gas fireplace insert. Installation and finishing typically add 2500. Prepare installation site by building wall recess to accept fireplace.
A direct vent gas fireplace doesnt need a chimney.