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is ther a way that i can make a gas fire place burn wood with out puting in a new fire place

Post in 'It's a Gas!' started by hotsaws, Aug 28, 2008.

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  1. hotsaws

    hotsaws New Member

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    is ther a way that i can make a gas fire place burn wood with out puting in a new fire place

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  2. webbie

    webbie Seasoned Moderator Staff Member

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    Short answer - NO.

    Longer answer - only if the fireplace was originally a wood burning which was converted with gas logs. Then the logs can be removed and it converted back to wood.
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    how can i if the fireplace was originally a wood burning see we brought the house a 3 years ago it was gas then but i think it might have been a woodburner at one time
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    webbie Seasoned Moderator Staff Member

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    There should be a label on the fireplace - open where the gas valve is...

    Basically, if you have an area underneath the fireplace with a gas valve and other stuff in it - it's a gas fireplace!

    If it was converted, the valve is more likely to be in the inside of the fireplace.

    Also, what is the vent situation? If it goes up through the roof or a frame structure, then check the size of the pipe - that will tell you a lot.
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    hotsaws New Member

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    it goes through a chimney
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    wall we are going 2 call a chimney sweep out 2 see it and see what he says about get it 2 burn wood
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