Gas fireplaces can be used in almost any form of household, even for people who live in trailers. The reason why they are so appealing is because they are almost like a television. You can get to enjoy the warmth of a fire by the touch of a button on a remote control. The much needed effort required to cut up wood and start the fire using newspaper becomes a memory.
Long ago, people would form a bond while sitting by the fire by telling stories, talking about the day's activities, and plan what to do the next day. In this day and time, this is almost impossible because of how busy everyone seems to be. No one has the time to sit by the fire and share their day to day activities.
The gas fireplaces come in a wide range that one can choose from. It is possible to desire something that best suits your house. They have additional attributes that improve their appearance. These attributes include choosing the temperature you desire and that suits you. You also have a choice of using those that do not use electricity but instead are lighted using a match. This means that it is possible to use them even when there is no electricity.
If the owner has knowledge whatsever about putting up gas fireplaces, then they can try. The best advice however is to hire someone that is qualified to do it. That way, they can offer advise on how to maintain it and they can also diagnose a problem, should there be one.