Colorado Springs has wholesalers and manufacturers for fireplace equipment. A fireplace is a structure within which a fire can be lit. This is used for both heating, cooking and esthetic purposes. Some of the accessories needed for fireplaces include high quality fireplace screens, tool sets, and wood storage accessories. Other additional accessories include coal buckets, fire pits, gloves, candle holders, bellows and grates. Alternatives to real fire includes Gel Fuel products, which use the clean burning Real Flame. These can be manufactured and synthesized in various units. The specifications can vary as regards design, size and material of the product. Wholesalers in Colorado Springs usually sell in bulk at lower than retail rates. Factory sales may also be available. Distribution services may also be offered by wholesalers.