Gas fireplace as primary heat source

We use our gas fireplace in our 830 sq. ft. home. We have baseboard heaters in all 6 rooms but only use the one in the bathroom all winter. We will use the baseboard heaters in a couple of the other rooms maybe a few times during the winter but we aren't bothered by the cold too much. An insurance company won't insure us unless we use the baseboard heaters as primary heat source. Why?


Gas Fireplace as Primary Heat


Using a secondary heat source beyond its intended capacity increases the risk of fire.

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Keep in mind that insurance licensing, legislation, and policies often vary by province and most certainly by country. Canada Insurance Source is a free information source. So use this site to gain a general understanding of insurance with your own area and situation in mind.  Make sure you review the "please read" page. Always speak with a licensed insurance professional about your specific situation.

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