Gas fireplace smells like gas when burning. Ten reasons to buy a wood burning stove. A gas fireplace can provide an efficient way to heat your home which also looks great. You should never smell gas coming from your fireplace.
Maybe its kinda like the new car smell which most of us like only not as pleasing. Include other odors produced by impurities in the gas supply and you have the distinct smell ventless logs produce. The fireplace weve use the most is over the.
Switching from a wood burning fireplace to gas can reduce seemingly constant cleaning efforts. Odd smell from gas fireplaces not gas post 84982 ar7499b on sun 12. Watch the video to learn about what causes these odors and effective tips for getting rid of them.
However you will also lose the homey smell of burning wood. Can smell like burnt sulfur or plastic burning electric insulation like a car or garbage fire or like a very thick smoky wood fireplace or brushfire smoke generally more a pollution or overheating type smell than a burning smell. You can expect that no smelly odors will come into your home from the fireplace.
But the buildup of creosote can cause your fireplace to smell like asphalt or barbeque gone bad. Are you concerned about the odor being emitted from your gas fireplace. The advantages of gas fireplace inserts.
It puts out a dinky little flame and within minutes the whole house smells like propane and i have to open the windows to air it out. Or so it said just a new product being broken in. Not a gas smell and not necessarily a burning smell.
The byproduct of burning mercaptan is sulfur dioxide which smells more like burnt matches mixed with rotten eggs. Fortunately you can recreate the smell of burning wood in your gas log fireplace with incense and other products. I have an exterior vented propane fireplace in a new home my wife and i bought.