"Custom design and construction of fireplaces and chimneys cleaning, walkways, steps, patios, etc in rich varieties of brick and stone has been for years our domain. 3G Chimney, LLC has been servicing Northwestern Connecticut, CT for over 25 years.."
A gas fireplace is a feature that is meant to be installed in a wood framed enclosure and often is designed to resemble wood burning fireplace. It consists of a sealed firebox with gas burner covered with a set of wood look-a-like logs or coals and fake ash. It can be fueled by natural gas or propane. The heat output of gas fireplaces typically ranges from 20,000 to 70,000BTUs. There are vent-free fireplaces (no venting system required) or vented ones that require special vent (B-vent or direct vent) Gas fireplace can be controlled with a thermostat and/or remote control. Cleaning the flue is a simple matter of removing the cap and running a brush down to the insert. Any deposits are cleaned from the firebox by removing the baffle. A less restrictive top mount damper system. When shut it serves as a damper, when open it serves as a rain cap easily removed for chimney cleaning..
An electric fireplace is an electric heater that mimics a fireplace burning coal, wood, or natural gas. Electric fireplaces are individual devices that can be free standing, hanged on the wall, or placed in conventional fireplaces, which can then no longer be used for conventional fires. They plug into the wall electrical outlet, and can run on a "flame only" setting, or can be used as a heater, typically consuming 1.4-1.6 kW that can heat a 400 sq ft (37 m2) room..
A fireplace mantel refers to a decorative framework around the fireplace, which can include fixtures from a simple shelf above the fireplace opening to elaborate designs extending to the ceiling and it can be made of variety of different materials such as marble, limestone, granite, or fine woods. Cleaning, repairing and preserving historical brick and stone. 3G Chimney is the only source for CSIA Certified Sweeps in Northwestern Connecticut, CT.
All surfaces must be cleaned to remove all traces of dirt, dust, efflorescence, mold, salt, grease, oil, asphalt, laitance, curing compounds, paint, coatings and other contaminants. Acceptable surface cleaning methods include shot blasting, sandblasting, and water blasting and chemical cleaners. Check with your Chemical Products Industries, Inc. representative to verify suitable cleaning methods, products and that the surface preparation is adequate. For over 25 years we have been delivering excellent service and quality work at fair prices across Connecticut, CT.