One can also be professionally installed by a fireplace repair contractor. The answer is yes there are many gas fireplace models that have louvers grilles on the front where a blower kit can be easily installed.
You will need to find a fireplace rated fan that will fit your fireplace and follow all instructions for installation in the units manual.
Can i add a blower to my gas fireplace. They can burn to look like a real fire and come in all shapes sizes and styles. Does a blower fan make the fireplace much more efficient in terms of using the BTUs created by combustion of gas. You should put the blower in the far back of the fireplace.
Also Know how does the blower work in a fireplace. The fan draws cool air in from the bottom vents and heats it up inside before being forced out into the room at the top. 12202014 My question actually pertains to the energy efficiency and advisability of adding a blower fan set up to a fireplace.
Our room is fairly small 14 x 18 and has a ceiling fan. Adding a Fireplace Blower to an Existing Fireplace A fireplace blower can be added to most existing gas or wood-burning vented and non-vented fireplaces. Gas log sets now have remote controls and blowers.
I have a relatively modern gas fireplace that was installed without a blower. 10272020 Yes you can add a fanblower to most gas and wood fireplaces inserts and stoves. Fan adjustments can be done manually or with many gas fireplaces today can be done with a multi-function remote control.
1282011 I have to turn on the gas and light it manually after opening the flue. Blower kits are accessories that can enhance both the efficiency and the coziness of your vent-free fireplace. 10262020 Adding A Blower To A Gas Fireplace By installing a blower you will be able to distribute the warmth coming from the fireplace to all areas of the room by placing it directly in front of the fireplace or in an open area like a doorway near the fireplace.
It has vents below and on top of it and I can see in them to see there is an air space but no blower. Once the blower is securely installed you will need to connect the electrical wiring to the junction box. Joined 8 mo ago.
They may also provide instructions on hooking it up or offer installation as a service. Whether or not you can install a blower kit in your fireplace depends on the type of fireplace that you have. When shopping for blowers you need to make sure to get the model that is designed for your fuel-type and will fit inside your fireplace.
Most blower fans on fireplaces and stoves will. Without a good thermostat type of control you are left to remember or forget to flip the switch to either turn on or off the burner when you come and go. This simply means the fireplace uses the blower.
A fireplace blower can be added to most existing gas or wood-burning vented and non-vented fireplaces. 3112016 The answer is yes there are many gas fireplace models that have louvers grilles on the front where a blower kit can be easily installed. 3222021 A fireplace blower can be added to most existing gas or wood-burning vented and non-vented fireplaces.
Bust out a tape measure. The house is 960 square feet and has central gas heating plus the original electric wall heaters in the three bedrooms. Discussion Starter 1 4 mo ago.
Jump to Latest Follow 1 – 4 of 4 Posts. If you have read any of my work before you will know that I only recommend burning vented gas logs. Adding a Blower or Fan to a Vent-free Fireplace.
We have a vent-free gas fireplace and no blower. You are absolutely right. Either by phone or on the web they should have a blower designed for your fireplace.
Most circulating fireplaces include the option to install a. When you have it pushed as far back as possible then pull it forward 14-inch. Im having a Valor gas insert installed in the fireplace of my 1960 home and dont know whether to have a blower added or not.
Would you like blower on your gas logs. Fans will increase the heat transfer efficiency of your fireplace or stove. When shopping for blowers you need to make sure to get the model that is designed for your fuel-type and will fit inside your fireplace.
I would contact the manufacturer of the fireplace. Do not guesstimate if you are not good with measurements. A gas fireplace can be a beautiful amenity to a home but the stripped down versions dont have nor do they require a thermostat or even the blower to work.
7262018 Adding blower to gas fireplace. People often ask if they can they add a fan or blower to their vent-free fireplaces. We installed a vent-free gas fireplace a few years ago when we re-modeled.
Then put the motor in the blower space. We put the wiring in the wall as it was being built for the blower but did not install a blower at the time. I use it sometimes just for effect or to slightly warm up the living room but I wonder how good it would be at heating my home should my furnace fail.
If you have a gas fireplace or fireplace insert the manual it came with should specify if it is compatible with a blower or fan kit. It certainly seems that it should. In the last couple of years there have been many advances made to gas log sets.
The Fireplace Place Many people feel that adding a blower to their gas logs is the best solution as it help circulate the warm air put out by the gas logs throughout the room. It also seems that a blower fan would exacerbate the distribution of negative byproducts if that is in. 462006 The blower is what moves the heated air through the room.