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Advantages of newer gas fires over the older models

Nowadays a very common question asked by customers tends to be “What is the difference between my old existing gas fire and a new one?”. Modern gas fires have come a long way in the past years, with newer features, enhanced control, greater safety and lower running costs (thanks to greater efficiency). The early 1980s gas fires were much more of a decorative feature than their modern equivalents.   There are many different pros and cons for each type of fire, but here are some of the benefits for the newer models: - Modern gas fires come with greater control over the flames and the heat output than the older models, while being just as easy, if not easier, to use as the older models, including easier controls such as slide control, electronic ignition, remote control or touch controls.   - Enhanced safety on newer gas fires. With the stricter safety regulations on home appliances and improved development from manufacturers, modern gas fires come with more safety measures built into them, from more rigorous standards in manufacturer testing to flame safety devices that cut off the gas to the fire in the event of the pilot light going out.   - Improved choice. The fires come with a greater design choice and flexibility than previously available. There are now a much wider range of models including gas stoves, landscape gas fires and balanced flue fires that only need an external wall to vent to the outside of your house (As long as the outside is part of your property’s boundaries). It means that when changing or upgrading your gas...