Can i burn wood in a gas fireplace. I have a gas fireplace with a set of realistic gas logs with the flick of a switch i have a warm realistic fire. Burning wood in it could be a fire hazard or at the very least fill your home with smoke. If your gas fireplace is a masonry fireplace with a masonry flue only gas has been piped in for an after market gas log set then you can burn wood by disconnecting the log set.
Do you want to go traditional with a wood burning fireplace or do you want something more convenient in the option for gas. You cannot take wood and just stick it into a gas only fireplace and burn it. Photo by katelin kinney.
Some gas fireplaces have all the necessary safety features to burn wood if you wish to convert the fireplace entirely to a wood burning version. Can you burn wood in a gas fireplace find out more explanation for. I kept it as a wood burning fireplace but i piped the firebox with natural gas.
Some gas fireplaces have all the necessary safety features to burn wood if you wish to convert the fireplace entirely to a wood burning version. Burning wood in it could be a fire hazard or at the very least fill your home with smoke. But these systems cannot be installed with any type of gas line so you will only be able to burn wood.
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However i have a new roommate who moved in and says that he thinks you can actually light a real fire in the stove he says that at his parents house there is a gas fireplace that is used to get the fire going and you can then put real wood in to have a nice fire. A gas fireplace is. Wood burning fireplaces unlike ventless gas fireplaces require a chimney.
A gas fireplace is not designed to burn wood. All the smoke will come right.