How to connect propane tank to gas fireplace. The regulator valve is installed by screwing it into the propane tank valve. One problem is that the fireplace also has a 38 female fitting. The hose line is attached to the propane tank with a gas hose pressure regulator valve.
It had never been used and therefore did not come with a hose or tank. There is a sticker on the back that reads this heater requires an external regulator to reduce the lp tank pressure to a maximum of 14 inch wc. Up here in nh many gas companies will install a tank and keep it filled for you.
However if youre not it may be best to let the pros hook it up when you have to call them to fill the tank. Help connecting gas fireplace to propane tank i bought a charmglow model cgl250te gas fireplace at a garage sale this weekend. In locations where natural gas is unavailable liquid propane gas usually shortened to lp gas or just propane can be used.
The propane is fed to the fireplace via a gas hose line. A propane fueled fireplace offers the warmth and ambiance of a wood fueled fireplace without the labor and mess of burning wood. I went and bought an lp tank a high pressure hose with a 10 psi regulator that has a 38 flare swivel fitting female.
If you use say 1000 gals a year the price is about 295 a gal. The problem is that the price is based on usage the more you use the lower the price. Most often a large tank is positioned outside the home and the gas piped to the fireplace.
Try to find a hoseregulator that is 38 which should provide a bit more gas to the logs. Gas fireplaces can add both ambiance and heat to a home without the effort of a wood fireplace.