How to work a gas fireplace. You can also buy a gas fireplace insert that fits into a traditional fireplace hearth and boost its energy efficiency. As with its wood burning counterpart the gas insert has its own flue that snakes up the masonry chimney. Many gas fireplaces operate with a remote control.
How to light a gas fireplace duration. A large open space such as a great room should handle a ventless gaspropane fireplace with a 25000 btu or higher output akin to the heat output from a sealed and vented gas fireplace. Before the remote can work the master switch must be in the on position on the fireplace.
When installed the fire is adjusted to burn at optimum efficiency minimizing the production of harmful carbon monoxide gas and moisture to a safe level that can be vented into the home. Modern fireplaces vary in heat efficiency depending on the design. I film how to light your gas fireplace in your home apartment condo or townhome townhouse.
For smaller rooms such as a bedroom or bathroom ventless gas or propane fueled fireplaces can be sized down to 5000 btus. If youre willing to give up the smell and glow of burning wood a direct vent gas powered fireplace can be an efficient heat source that may even save you money on fuel. How to safely light your pilot on your gas fireplace.
Theres no rocks underneath and the fire that comes out of the logs is blue. Direct vent fireplaces are factory built and their venting can be routed directly through a wall to the outside using rigid or flexible venting. The gas key the butane lighter the gas fireplace and the fireplace flue.
A direct vent system is a very efficient alternative to a traditional gas fireplace. A fireplace is a structure made of brick stone or metal designed to contain a fire. How they all work together.
As a gas fireplace novice the 1950s home i bought had two gas fireplaces.