Fireplace Inserts Bringing Warmth To Your Home. Wood Inserts Benefits: Natural and available. Wood can supplement furnace usage and reduce heating costs up to 30%. Fire Characteristics: Expect robust, steady fires. Our wood products deliver powerful heating performance and efficiency. Fire Starting: Paper, kindling, and a fire-starting log are effective. Type of Heat: Adding more fuel will immediately increase convective heat. Radiant heat will remain steady. Fuel Storage & Handling: Dry storage is important. A cord of wood is stacked 4'x4'x8'. On average, a 1,500 sq. ft. home will require 2-4 cords per season. Gas Inserts Benefits: Convenience. Quickly turn the fire on or off, adjust flame height and fire intensity. Fire Characteristics: Gas fires are consistent and controllable by design. You choose the fire's intensity. Fire Starting: Flip a switch or grab your remote. It's that easy. Type of Heat: Enjoy a steady mix of radiant and convective heat. Fuel Storage & Handling: Natural gas is piped directly to your home by a gas utility. Propane gas is stored on site in an above or below ground tank which is refilled by an LP gas provider. Pellet Inserts Benefits: Clean burning, cost-efficient heating for your home with no hassle and smoke free. Fire Starting: If you have a self-igniting stoves, simply turni t on and it will automatically pour pellets in the burn pot and light them. Manual units require a little more care. Type of Heat: Virtually no external heat while it is operating - ideal for households with children or pets. Fuel Storage & Handling: Keep pellets inside, in a cool, dry, climate controlled environment. Ensure pellets never come in contact with moisture or humidity.