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in Marin: (415) 479-1080
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We specialize in Gas Appliances, Restorations, Sales, Service and Inspections

Fireplace Safety Services covering chimney cleaning, repairs, remodels, and inspections in the greater San Francisco Bay Area, since 1978.

Freestanding Stoves

Add Heat & Ambiance To Your Space With A Wood-Burning Or Gas-Burning Free-Standing Stove!

Wishing for that hearthside warmth and ambiance without the expense and demolition associated with building a fireplace and chimney? Maybe it’s time to consider a free-standing stove!

These zone heaters can be used to enhance just about any living space and don’t require a chimney system or construction services. We simply install them in whichever space you’re considering, checking for clearance from combustibles and ensure that the stove is working properly and that the floor and walls are protected.

Gas vs. Wood – Choosing The Right Stove For You

When you’re choosing a free-standing stove for your space, it can be difficult to know which fuel will best fit your needs, wood or gas. Here are a few of the major differences, including perks and downsides:

  • Storage – With a gas-burning stove, the fuel is piped directly into the stove, meaning there is no need for storage space. A wood-burning stove, however, will require storage space for your wood logs.

  • Ease of Use – Although most modern stoves (both wood and gas) are incredibly easy to use, a gas stove is as simple as a switch, a remote control, or a button. A wood stove will require a little more effort, and will require maintenance from fire to fire, like ash removal.

  • Heat Output – Although gas-burning stoves can add warmth, they simply can’t compete with the heat output of a wood-burning stove. If you’re looking to add serious supplemental heat, a wood stove is probably your best bet.

  • Flame – Gas-burning stoves of today have come a long way in terms of flame. In the past, the flames couldn’t hold a candle to a wood-burning stove, but today’s are incredibly realistic!

Is A Free-Standing Stove Right For You?

If you’re considering a free-standing stove but aren’t sure if it’s the right choice for your home, give us a call! We can help you make a decision you can be confident in.

Already have a free-standing stove? Our technicians can take care of all of your cleaning and maintenance needs! Give us a call at (415) 252-0676 or click here!


Take your entertaining outside with an outdoor fireplace or firepit. We’d love to talk with you about how these gas- or wood-burning appliances could work for you.

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"I am thoroughly happy with the job you did on my new fireplace. Hugh was great to work with and I would recommend him to anyone who is considering a new fireplace. Hugh and his crew were polite, on time, clean, knowledgeable and a pleasure to have working in my home." 
~ M. Charles, Petaluma

"I was very happy with the office staff and with all the people in the field. You have a very good company."
~ D. Gable, San Francisco

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