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Q&A Open window/door required when starting vented gas log?

Post in 'Questions and Answers' started by QandA, Oct 5, 2001.

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  1. QandA

    QandA New Member Staff Member

    Nov 27, 2012

    When first starting a vented gas log set, is it necessary to open a window or door (to ensure a good draft)?


    It is important to make CERTAIN that an updraft is started when turning on your logs. You can simply use a candle or match to determine that an updraft is present. If it is not, a small piece of newspaper inserted in the damper area and ignited will often reverse the chimney upwards.

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