Replacing a gas fireplace

Replacing a gas fireplace

Replacing a gas fireplace is more economical and sustainable

More and more people are choosing to replace their traditional gas fireplace with a modern decorative fireplace. Why? Because these decorative fireplaces are not only more energy-efficient and safer, but they also offer a wide range of design options. Additionally, they do not require a flue and maintenance is minimal. Fortunately, there are easy alternatives that still allow you to enjoy a fireplace in your home. An electric decorative fireplace or a bio-ethanol fireplace provides both flames and warmth but in a different way. We are happy to help you make the right choice..

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Replacing an old gas fireplace

Why replacing?

Two of the main reasons to replace your gas fireplace are safety and cost. Modern decorative fireplaces are much safer to use. There is no risk of gas leaks, and they do not produce harmful emissions like carbon monoxide. Moreover, gas fireplaces require regular maintenance to remain safe and efficient, while decorative fireplaces are easier to maintain and do not require regular inspections. 

How do I choose the right fireplace?

When choosing the right decorative fireplace, it is important to first determine what you are looking for. Do you primarily want warmth, real flames, convenience, ambiance, or a combination of both? Also consider the style of your interior. Xaralyn offers fireplaces in various designs, from classic to modern. Choose a fireplace that harmoniously matches the rest of your decor. The size of the room where you want to place the fireplace also plays an important role. A large fireplace can overwhelm a small space, while a small fireplace might not be sufficient for a large room. Also, consider the ease of installation. Some decorative fireplaces require more work to install, while others can be easily installed by yourself. Xaralyn offers decorative fireplaces in various price ranges, so there is always an option that fits within your budget.

Easy Installation without a Chimney​

Installing a decorative fireplace is very easy. You can build it yourself or choose a freestanding fireplace from our range. No flue is needed, saving you the cost of installation.


The installation of a Xaralyn fireplace is simple and can often be done by yourself. If you choose a built-in fireplace, you may need to create a niche or opening. For freestanding fireplaces, you often only need a sturdy, flat surface. There is also an electric option: connect the fireplace to a standard outlet and ensure the cables are neatly tucked away.

Replacing a gas fireplace

Different types of decorative fireplaces

Below, we explain the various types of corner fireplaces.

Electric fireplaces

Electric fireplaces with heating are ideal for those looking for an easy and clean heat source. They operate on electricity, so no smoke or gases are emitted.


  • Easy to install and use
  • No chimney needed
  • Various flame images and heat settings
  • Energy-efficient and environmentally friendly
Bioethanol fireplaces

Xaralyn bioethanol fireplaces offer real flames without smoke or ash. They burn on bioethanol, an environmentally friendly fuel. With our patented ceramic stone, our burners provide the most efficient and safest open fire.


  • Real flames without a chimney
  • Pleasant warmth, ideal as supplementary heating
  • Environmentally friendly and sustainable
  • Flexible placement in the house
  • Easy to refill and operate
  • Easy installation
  • afest open fire with patented ceramic stone
  • No odors, smoke, soot, or ash.
Water vapor fireplaces

These fireplaces use ultrasonic technology to convert water vapor into a realistic flame image. They offer the ambiance of a real fire, but not all water vapor fireplaces provide heat. 


  • Realistic flame image (not always with heating)
  • Safe to use, even with children and pets
  • Easy to install and maintain
  • No smoke or gases

Choose a sustainable alternative

Choose a Xaralyn corner fireplace and experience the perfect combination of warmth, comfort, and style. Whether you opt for an electric fireplace, a bio-ethanol fireplace, or a water vapor fireplace, with Xaralyn you always bring a high-quality and sustainable product into your home. Discover the complete range on our website and find the fireplace that perfectly matches your desires and interior.

Bring warmth and ambiance into your home with Xaralyn - the future of fireplaces.

Frequently asked questions about converting a gas fireplace

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Yes, generally you save on gas costs and the maintenance of a gas fireplace. Electric or bio-ethanol is therefore a cheaper alternative.

Ensure that the gas fireplace is disconnected and the pipes are closed off by a technician. After this, it is safe to make further adjustments to the old gas fireplace so that the new fireplace can be installed.

Combustion of bioethanol mainly emits an odor when the bio-ethanol has not been properly filtered or has been produced from (too many) different raw materials. The alcohol percentage is also very important; the lower the alcohol percentage, the more odor will be noticeable. Bioethanol with a lower percentage of alcohol contains a larger percentage of additives, which results in less pure combustion.

No combustion is completely odorless. One person perceives more smell than another. The combination of bio ethanol and the evaporation from the absorbent ceramic stone in the burner ensures the purest possible combustion, releasing a barely noticeable odor.

If a bioethanol burner is extinguished with a ceramic stone, any odor will be somewhat stronger.

Ensure that the gas fireplace is disconnected and the pipes are closed off by a technician. After this, it is safe to make further adjustments to the old gas fireplace so that the new fireplace can be installed.

Xaralyn does not install Cinewalls itself. However, we can put you in touch with a first-class installer who installs a Cinewall at any location in the Netherlands or Belgium.

A warm and attractive future in your home

We at Xaralyn are committed to providing eco-friendly, safe and stylish bioethanol fireplaces for every home. Our fireplaces are designed to add warmth and ambiance without the complications of traditional fireplaces. Discover the many possibilities and enjoy cozy moments by the fire.

Contact us today and test our bioethanol fireplace for free for 30 days.

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