COMMUNITY FORUM

imabucki

07:06AM | 01/03/02
Member Since: 01/02/02
3 lifetime posts
Bvhvac
I just recently installed a set of gas logs into an existing fireplace that had a gas starter line already installed. I have used the logs a couple of times and have noticed that gas burns out of the orifice in what appears to be an air mixer. Is this normal? Should I remove the air mixer? Is this a safety concern??

imabucki

05:20AM | 01/04/02
Member Since: 01/02/02
3 lifetime posts
The air mixer was not part of the log set. I am attaching the log set to the existing mixer which then attaches to the line coming out of the side of the fire box. I am concerned because approx 30% of the flame burns from the orifice on the air mixer. It appears to me that the flame is lower than it should be. The instructions included in the set does not show it needing to be conected to anything other than a straight pipe.

Removing the air mixer is going to require me to disassemble the metal fire box in order to remove the mixer from the pipe it is connected. Unfortunately, there is not enough room for me to get a pipe wrench on the pipe inside the box.

imabucki

03:10AM | 01/07/02
Member Since: 01/02/02
3 lifetime posts
Thanks for your input, I greatly appreciate it!
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Colorful, useful, and fun, these tire planters form the foundation for a delightful container garden. Just spray-paint old... Reused steel windows create an eye-catching splashguard in this walk-in shower. The vintage factory windows bring an inter... A galvanized steel tub is a surprising but charming fixture in this bright and breezy screened patio. It's perfect for was... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... If you lack plumbing skills but have a good sturdy tree, here's the easiest outdoor shower solution of all: Simply attach... Pursue what's known as the stack effect. To achieve it, open the windows on both the upper and lower floors, and as warm a... How do you like this smart use for an old bottle? Clamp an empty wine bottle to a fence or wall near your outdoor deck or ... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... In this urban apartment, a standard-issue patio became a serene and green perch by replacing the typical concrete with gro... This garden shed has been decked out to the nines. Designer Orla Kiely created the intimate home for a flower trade show, ...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp2