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    Is it vented or ventless?

    I recently purchased a home and to my delight it has a fireplace. I'm having a hard time figuring out if its safe to burn, let me explain why. The fireplace has a chimney chute, but the door on the chute looks to be welded shut. Which would make you think it must be ventless, but the logs are...
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    Gas Fire Advice

    Hi all, I need a little advice on modern gas fireplaces. I am building a new chalet and have decided to go down the natural gas fireplace route. I would like a contemporary minimal looking long, low and possibly open on front and back. I am not interested in the heat output as it is purely for...
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    Old, shallow, fireplace

    Hello, all! We recently moved into a 100 year old house that has a shallow existing gas fireplace with an unusable vented gas insert. The space is about 11.5" deep. After inspections by both chimney experts and a plumber, the options are a) rebuild the fireplace or b) find an insert shallow...
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    Mid-Century Fireplace Conversion Questions

    Hey all, Sorry if this is a re-post, but I searched around and couldn't find answers to all my fireplace questions I have. I have a house that was built in the late 50s / early 60s, and am looking to get the fireplace operational again. I recently had a chimney sweep inspect everything, and...