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  • Do ventless gas fireplace logs smell?

  • Had a ventless natural gas logs installed in a wood burning fireplace for the 3rd season. With the burner (flame height) set on low, or a higher setting, still produces a definite, unpleasant odor. Not enough so it makes us seriously ill, but noticeable disagreeable.

  • Do variableventless logs smell?

  • Ventless logs do in fact produce an unmistakable odor, some more so than others depending on the quality of the brand. There is no way of preventing this, it is simply the nature of burning gas in your home without exhausting the fumes up a chimney.

  • Are ventless logs safe to burn?

  • Although, gas suppliers claim that the amount of mercaptan added to natural gas is so minute that it poses no health risk, many people do experience discomfort when burning ventless logs…particularly eye irritation or coughing spells. What can you do if you have vent free logs and simply cannot live with the odor?

  • Why does my gas fireplace smell like gas?

  • In fact, a faint gas smell is an unavoidable consequence of using gas fireplace logs. In a gas ventless fireplace, oxygen is provided by the air in your home. If that air contains impurities, those impurities are drawn in with the oxygen and can produce odors which are amplified by the flame.

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