Another Flue You Don't Need This Winter

Winter can be a very depressing time of year. With the night drawing in and becoming longer, many of us tend to feel sad and down. It is a very popular time of year to make changes to the home in order to brighten up our surroundings and to make way for the spring ahead.

Many of us enjoy making a real feature and statement in our homes. This is where a stylish fireplace can come in. More and more people are enjoying the freedom that flueless gas fires can bring into the home. The gas stove type of flueless fire is one which adds an olde worlde feel to your home. These come in many different styles and colours and some have the appearance of an old fashioned wood burner which can add that lovely homely ambiance to any space.

For those who enjoy the more modern and contemporary look, there are many models of wall mounted flueless fires available in different finishes. Think sleek polished metal or brushed steel. Mounted below a flat screen wall mounted television this type of fire looks very stylish and can add a real sense of interior design to your home. Many people in the know enjoy making a feature wall in their homes which can be decorated with lovely wallpaper which picks up the colours in the room on which will be hung their TV and chimneyless fire. Many of the interior design magazines are filled with ideas as to how to go about this and are worth a look.

So no matter what general ambiance you are trying to create within your home, this type of fire will add to any room. There are even models which have surrounds which come in an array of metallic and non metallic colour ways and which can be attached to your wall with only a handful of screws. Installation is simple and hassle free and within minutes your room will take on a whole new ambiance. These fires are not only for your living room, they look fabulous as a focal point for any room such as the dining room or even the kitchen. They can add a real homely and stylish feel wherever you choose to install them.

The other fantastic aspect of no chimney fires which is in fact far more important than the aesthetic effect is that they are extremely environmentally friendly in so far as the actual combustion gases go through a catalytic converter. This is situated at the top of the fire and serves the purpose of converting the harmful gas which is carbon monoxide into water vapour and harmless carbon dioxide. The way in which this whole process works actually helps to clean the air within the home and to reduce allergies by neutralising odours and particles which are airborne. This is a god send for parents who are worried about children with allergies and also for adults who have household allergic reactions. Not only are these flueless fires attractive, they could be useful for your health too!