There are several types of propane fireplace to choose from. You can buy those supported or you can install which are embedded in an opening like traditional models. There are also a direct ventilation and natural draft. Insert fits into opening of traditional. Also, this works by pulling air into unit from room and most circulates warm air in it. A traditional fireplace loses more than 90% of hot air up chimney. Instead, propane direct vent can be placed through a roof and beyond. However, most popular method of them is through an adjacent outer wall. Moreover, obviously, those without ventilation do not have to be shot.
Propane fireplace is a clean burning fuel that produces no ash or soot. Another advantage over traditional you do not have to worry about burning embers. Once you turn off propane supply, flame has been extinguished.
Propane fireplace is a lot more expensive than wood fuel. You’ll have to install a line for fuel or operate chimney using portable propane tanks. Purchase a remote and / or control a thermostat to operate your new device. Note that fireplace does not require constant vigils during operation. You may have to make electrical wiring to the unit.
Troubleshoot of Propane Fireplace
If the propane fireplace is not on or you are unable to adjust the flame, try to correct the control valve to correct minor problems. Hold down the button on the control valve and turn it to the “Pilot” position. Listen to the sound of propane whistle. Press the control button on to produce a spark in the pilot for the normal power. Release the control valve, and the dial to the “Off” position.
Close the gas flow in the propane tank by turning the knob to the right of the tank. Unscrew the coupling at the end of propane fireplace line where it joins the gas fireplace. Push the tip of a small nail into the hole of the control valve to loosen and remove debris that may be clogging the line. Blow compressed air into the hole to dislodge small particles that works loose with the tip of the nail.
Reconnect the coupler at the end of the propane line to the control valve in the propane fireplace, and open the valve on the propane tank. Press and rotate the control valve to the position of “Pilot” and press the igniter button. If the fireplace still wrong turn the fireplace and contact a repair technician gas.