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How to Install a Gas Fireplace

Installing a gas fireplace in your family room will add warmth and interest to the space.

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Materials

  • 2x4 boards
  • fiberglass insulation
  • mortar
  • drywall
  • screws
  • 3/4" plywood
  • tar paper
  • nails
  • studs
  • 1-1/2" roofing nails
  • metal lath
  • top plates
  • base plates

Tools

  • matt knife
  • hammer
  • pry bar
  • tape measure
  • chop saw
  • framing nailer
  • nail gun
  • trowel
  • tile saw
  • protective plastic
  • staple hammer

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