One thing that every owner of a vent less bio ethanol fireplace needs is a large stock of bio ethanol fireplace fuel. Most of the vent less fireplaces that use this fuel will operate for about three hours on each canister of fuel. People who own these heating devices can purchase several cans of the bio ethanol fireplace fuel to have it handy when the opportunity to light their fire happens.
Bio ethanol fireplace fuel is a clean burning, environmentally friendly fuel that people use in their vent less fireplaces. The clean burning fuel creates no smoke, no ash, no harmful fumes that make it difficult to breathe, and nothing to maintain or clean up.
The vent less fireplaces does not use electricity, and they do not require a hard gas line to be connected to them. They are completely powered by the bio ethanol fireplace fuel sold separately from the units. These heat sources are perfect for any apartment, any small house, and especially for a home that might need some extra heat source so that you do not have to adjust your thermostat to a higher temperature.
My Top Picks
I looked carefully into the available bio ethanol fireplace fuels and chose the following ones as being the ones I would purchase, or would suggest to one of my friends that they purchase.
To select my favorites I considered the following:
- I took into consideration how hard the bio ethanol fuel was to purchase from the supplier.
- How large the cans of fuel were, and how long each can was supposed to maintain a fire in a vent less bio ethanol fuel burning fireplace.
- The price of the fuel
- Whether the fuel met OSHA requirements for being environmentally friendly
- What appliances recommended that brand of fuel
These were the results.
Moda Flame 1 Quart Bio-Ethanol Fireplace Fuel 12 Bottles
This is a denatured alcohol designed to be used in vent less fireplaces. This is a 100% natural alcohol that burns clean and does not produce any harmful toxic odors. When this fuel burns it does not produce and soot or ash.
This plant based fuel comes in a one quart bottle. You will not have to worry about animals or children accidentally ingesting any of the fuel because it has a naturally bitter taste that repels them. Since it has no odor you do not have to worry about it being harmful in your home or office.
Gel fuel cans are a great way to save on energy in your home and costs of heating for the winter. It uses no electricity to run nor do you have to buy wood to keep your fireplace going. All of these are reasons it is now one of the top ways to heat your home.
Moda Flame FP 1 Ventless Bio Ethanol Fireplace
Bio ethanol Fuel is the safest way to heat your home for the winter. The best part about the real flame gel fuel is it is eco friendly because it does not cause any mess in your home and it does not create any smoke at all. It’s an odorless toxic less way to burn a fireplace for your family. A fireplace such as this is vent less and most people assume that means you will have a residue in your home but that’s not true.
The fireplace gel fuel is made in the United States and ships to almost all of the fifty states. It’s tested vigorously so that each one is made one hundred percent safe for you to use in your home or office vent less fireplace.
Ignis Bio Ethanol Fireplace Fuel 24 Pack
This real flame gel fuel produces flickering flames with orange and yellow hues just like the flames you get when you burn real wood, or wood chips in a fireplace. The look of the flames is mesmerizing, and most people would never realize that these flames are being generated by fuel gel instead of by wood.
This gel fuel for fireplace heaters that are vent free is environmentally safe, it does not burn and leave any ash, or soot, and many people say that it is odorless. The odorless part is in question because some people say the burning fuel does emit an aroma.
The fuel is readily available at many online stores including Amazon. It is sold in one quart containers. You might buy it in packages with three containers, 6 containers, 12 containers, or 24 containers. It is manufactured in the United States of America.
Elite Flame Bio Ethanol Fireplace Fuel 3 Pack
These gel fuel cans produced by Elite Flame can be used to operate vent free bio ethanol fireplaces, fireplace inserts, burner grates, tabletop bio ethanol, gel fuel fireplace, and wall mounted gel fuel burners.
You do not have to worry about your pets or your children being poisoned by consuming this fuel gel. The fireplace gel fuel has a pungently bitter taste that will stop children or pets from drinking any amount of it.
This ethanol fuel can be used in vent fewer fireplaces designed to be used indoors or outdoors. It can also be used in some fire rings and BBQ’s that are designed for outdoor use.
It is an all natural product that is made from 100% alcohol and it is completely environmentally friendly.
Elite Flame Bio Ethanol Fireplace Fuel 12 Pack
The Elite Flame bio ethanol fireplace fuel is available in packages of several quart bottles of the gel fuel. Most of your vent less fireplaces can take as many as three cans of fuel at a time so the packages are profiled in numbers that are divisible by three.
Each of the cans of fuel will usually last about three hours, in the majority of the vent less fireplaces. Gel fuel cans are designed so that when you want to put the flames of the fire out before the can is empty you can re-cap the can and use it again later.
This fuel does not create toxic fumes, soot, ash, or dirty residues as it burns. It is safe to use around people who have breathing difficulties like asthma and COPD.
Nu Flame Ethanol Fireplace Fuel 3 Pack
This ethanol fireplace fuel is packaged in bottles that are equipped with a safety pour valve to help you not spill any fuel as you fill up your vent less bio ethanol burning fireplace, or burner. You will have less of a chance that the fuel can be ignited while it is still in the bottle when you buy the Nu Flame with the safety pour valve.
This gel fuel is packaged in one liter bottles instead of the one quart bottles. That means the bottles contain 6% more fuel than the normal quart bottles of gel fuel contain.
This ethanol fuel contains BITR to help deter children and pets from consuming the liquid on accident.
This fuel is made in the USA.
Smartfuel Pourable Liquid Bio-ethanol Fireplace Fuel 6 Liters
This is a clean plant based ethanol fuel that is burned in vent less fireplaces, and other appliances that are rated to operate on bio ethanol gel fuel. The best feature of this fireplace gel fuel is that it comes in a safety pour bottle that will prevent many possible accidents.
Like the majority of all gel fuels made of bio ethanol ingredients this fuel has an additive called BITR that causes the liquid to become extremely bitter tasting so children or animals cannot be accidentally poisoned by consuming the liquid.
This bio ethanol fuel is safe to use indoors, and it does not create any soot, ash, or smoke as it burns. It does create beautiful flames that are visually enthralling.
Nu Flame Bio Ethanol Fireplace Fuel 12 Pack
This gel fuel is made in the United States from 100% waste products. So it is environmentally friendly because it is created from waste, and because it is plant based, and creates no harmful chemicals that corrupt the air we breathe, or affect our ozone layer.
These bottles are full one liter bottles instead of the customary one quart bottles that most gel fuels come in. You will find that the one liter bottles hold about 6% more fuel than the one quart bottles. You will also like the fact that these newly designed containers have a safety pour valve to prevent spills and accidents.
Children and pets will not ingest the liquid because BITR has been added to make it extremely distasteful, and unpleasant.
Moda Flame Premium Bio Ethanol Fireplace Fuel 12 Liters
This gel fuel is designed for use in both indoor and outdoor appliances like the vent less bio ethanol fireplaces.
In keeping with the OSHA regulations the only bi-products that are created when you burn this fireplace gel fuel are water and a small amount of carbon dioxide. No harmful toxins that could be troublesome to people with breathing conditions like COPD are emitted. Many people say this gel fuel is odorless, and some say that it does have a slightly unpleasant aroma.
Some bio ethanol fuels are oil based products instead of plant based products. This gel fuel leaves no oily residue for you to clean after it is burned. The oil based bio ethanol fuels do leave an oily residue behind.
Real Flame Gel Fuel 24 Pack
This real flame gel fuel is made from gelled isopropyl alcohol. It is packaged in thirteen ounce cans that can be partially used and re-capped to finish using at a later time.
The bright red, yellow, and orange flames produces when you burn this ethanol fuel will make crackling and popping sounds just like the ones created by real wood burning in a traditional fireplace. The only difference is that the gel fuel flames will produce no soot or ash, and they will not send floating embers into the air that could ignite a fire.
Gel fuel burns cleanly and does not leave any residue to be cleaned up, and it does not cause any harmful toxins to be emitted into the air.
Real Flame Gel Fuel 16 pack
This fireplace gel fuel is perfect for indoor and outdoor vent free fireplaces, burners, and heaters. It is an environmentally friendly product that is regulated by the environmental protection agencies and by OSHA. This gel fuel product meets all of the safety standards mandated by these governmental agencies.
This ethanol fuel makes crackling noises just like you hear when you are sitting beside a traditional wood camp fire. It does not produce soot or ash so the appliances it is burned in do not require vents, or chimneys to keep the air breathable in the vicinity of the burning fuel.
This bioethanol fuel is readily available from many online retailers including Amazon.com. You will find it packaged in packages of three or more canisters, and each can should create a fire that burns for about two and one half hours.
SunJel Fume-Free Firespace Gel Fuel Canister 24 Pack
SunJel packages this gel fuel in 100% recyclable metal canisters. The fuel inside the canisters is a plant based product that is environmentally friendly, and safe to burn indoors as well as outdoors.
Each of the metal canisters will produce a 7 inch high vibrant yellow flame that will last up to three hours. The amount of time that each can of gel fuel lasts will depend on the type of burner that the fuel is sustaining, and the size of the flame the burner allows to be produced. The flames will crackle and pop like real wood flames do.
This gel fuel is available in a citronella formula that will help you to repel mosquitoes while you are enjoying your deck or patio.
Real Flame Junior Gel Fuel 12 Pack
This real flame gel fuel is perfect for the tabletop or wall mounted personal vent free bio ethanol fireplaces. You may safely use this product indoors or outdoors, because it produces no obnoxious fumes or odors.
There are a lot of people who say that when they extinguish gel fuel cans and then relight them that the remaining amount in the canisters does not burn as long as the first half of the can did. By purchasing the smaller cans you eliminate the need to relight a can, because the smaller cans burn for shorter periods of time.
This fuel gel will produce enough heat from the personal fireplaces they are used in to help keep you warm so that you do not have to turn your thermostat up and burn more costly electricity.
Pacific Decor Indoor/Outdoor Gel Fuel Can
This gel fuel is designed to be sat inside flame pots. Each of the little cans will produce flames for up to two hours.
Even though the cans are small people often do not want to burn them until they burn out of fuel. They are designed so that the lid can be placed back over the can and the remainder of the cans contents can be used at a later time. You need to make sure the can has cooled off before you put the lid back over it. You also do not want to leave it without a lid or the contents in the can will dry up and not be usable any longer.
Be sure that you have not purchased the citronella variety of this gel fuel before you light it indoors.
Pacific Decor Citronella Gel Fuel Can
You can safely burn this citronella scented gel fuel while you are sitting on your patio deck. The bio ethanol fuel is an environmentally friendly source of fuel that produces no soot, ash, or smoke, so it is pleasant to have the burner sitting close enough to keep the pesky mosquitoes, gnats, and other bugs driven away from you.
The small 4.75 ounce cans will each burn for up to two hours producing lovely yellow and orange flames. If you decide to snuff out the flame before the can is empty there is a replaceable lid provided with the can. You should allow the can to cool before you place the lid on it.
How to Use Ethanol Fuel Safely and Smartly
Ethanol fuel is an environmentally safe product that can be used both indoors and outdoors. This gel fuel is designed to burn and create, an open flame, so you do need to take some safety precautions when using it. Some of the safety precautions that you should take include:
- Keep these products out of reach of children and pets
- Never allow a lit can of gel fuel to be sitting directly beneath a curtain, or other flammable object
- Do not handle the metal canister while they are hot without protective covering over your hands
- If you are using large canisters that are designed to pour their contents into other devices you should do this outdoors to prevent spills
- Wash your hands thoroughly after touching the gel fuel and do not get this substance in your eyes
- Do not store next to an appliance that makes an open flame
- Do not leave unattended while it is ignited
- Be sure that it is sitting on a flat level surface
- If the gel fuel is being used in a wall mounted appliance do not mount it on a wall covered in paper or constructed from wood
Gel fuel is an environmentally safe product that allows you to have the beauty of open flames, without the smoke, ash, soot, or need for a chimney. This fuel produces no harmful odors, and it is safe to burn around people with breathing conditions.
Gel fuel is readily available from many retailers, including Amazon.com