Gas fire removal: Everything you need to know

engineer removing gas fire
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Gas fire removal is actually a fairly common project, with more and more people facing rising fuel prices and looking for cost-effective ways to heat their homes. 

Installing log burning stoves in the place of old gas fires is a very popular home improvement, as is upgrading inefficient or faulty gas fires in favour of something more suited to modern expectations and those incorporating innovations in technology. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.