Zero clearance fireplaces are prefabricated units that serve essentially as the fireplace. “Zero clearance” are called correctly, because the unit can be installed so that butts right up against the walls and frames around the opening of the unit.
Today, most new facilities are for the metal chimney zero clearance fireplace units. Metal zero clearance fireplace are also “fireplace of choice” for installations in multi-story high-rise apartment buildings, condominiums and lofts. This is because the metal zero clearance fireplaces are largely isolated, and have a metallic coating that surrounds the internal combustion chamber where the grid is placed for records.
Metal zero clearance fireplace, this makes them more adaptable to use in a variety of places and spaces. For example, provided you have adequate ventilation through a flue or chimney, you can install a metal unit right in the middle of the room, for a 360 degree visibility fireplace. You can also install a see-though the unit fireplace to enjoy between two rooms such as a living room and dining room, a corner unit or a unit that can be viewed from three sides to create a partition on a large room.