Category: Advice | Published: 12 Feb, 2019

Can You Buy A Gas Stove Online?

When you’re on the hunt for something new, it’s now a natural and straightforward approach to first work out a clear idea of the products you want, then buy them online and get them delivered without further ado.

For most items, that’s a sensible, practical and speedy method to fulfill your needs without fuss or complication. But does this work for stoves or fireplaces?

The answer is yes and no. ELB Fireplaces will tell you more below.

Online Gas Heating Stoves and Gas Cookers

Just a quick online search will reveal a multitude of attractive gas stoves and cookers for sale – both new and used. It really is very easy to buy one, get it delivered or arrange a courier, and receive it at your place within the next few days.

But what happens after that? It really isn’t a good idea to scour the internet for instructional videos or manuals to teach you how to fit your gas fireplace by yourself – after all, if something goes wrong, it’s very possible that your lovely brand new fitting could leak, releasing harmful chemicals into the air and posing a serious potential fire hazard. Gas is, of course, highly flammable and attempting to light a stove that isn’t properly sealed can cause serious injury and damage to your property. Ease and speed is no reason to compromise the safety of your household and perhaps negatively affect your insurance too.

What Can I Do Instead?

All of the above absolutely doesn’t mean that you can’t seek out your dream gas stove on the internet and go on to buy it. If you have located a model you love that is available through a reputable dealer, there are some simple next steps you can take to procure it. The first thing you should do is check out the provider’s online reviews to ensure that their products are safe and high quality.

After that, arrange a trip to the company’s showroom to take a look at the product in person. That way, you can more easily work out if the model will look right in the space and find out how it works. Make sure you speak to a sales advisor or another specialist while you’re there to find out everything you need to know about running the stove you’re interested in, and whether or not your home is suitably equipped for it.

Ensure that the company you have approached will either be fitting your stove themselves or can arrange for a trusted third party firm to do so. This way, there will be very little chance of a mistake being made that could cost you so much more than the cost of a trip or two to a showroom and a quick series of investigations.

What Next?

You’re always best buying from reputable experts who understand their product, whether your dream stove is first or second hand. ELB Fireplaces is a family run business that has specialised in high quality fires and stoves that burn a variety of different fuels for over 30 years. Browse our range of gas stoves here, then pay a visit to our showroom at 70 Twist Lane, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 4DP when you’ve decided on a model you love. Our team will be very happy to see you and assist in answering any questions you might have.

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