Monday, July 30th 2012 Soot on vented gas logs is nothing to worry about. It is a natural occurrence when the yellowish flames of a gas log impinge on a rough surface. Some people like the look, some don't. If you don't, we suggest that you VERY CAREFULLY take the logs outside and brush the…
If you love the idea of a fire glass fireplace, because the feel a traditional fireplace will not work with your home's modern decor, a fireplace with glass rocks is a contemporary option. Glass fireplaces have choices available to make them work well with your home's decor while also offering a
The main reason the glass develops a white powdery film is due to moisture in the gas (both natural gas and propane gas) it burns not being completely dried before turning off your fireplace. The other cause of dirty glass is`1 black soot. Anytime you have black soot on a gas fireplace glass you have a serious maintenance problem.
If you find fine cracks in the glass or black soot buildup, you may have clogged lines. These can make the gas burn hotter and dirtier, creating issues with the surrounding fireplace materials. Check that the line is clear and that the ceramic logs aren't blocking the holes along the gas line at the bottom of the fireplace. When to Call a Pro
Tips to Prevent Soot Build Up on Wood Stove Glass. There's nothing quite like a beautiful wood stove fire during the colder seasons. Soot build up on wood stove glass can decrease the visual appeal of a wood stove fire, and it can become rather laborious to have to constantly clean the glass every time you have a fire.
I have a gas fireplace (Majestic and direct vent, I think). Everytime we start a fire, the glass doors begin to turn black. After 2 or 3 fires, we have to take the glass out and clean because you can't see throught the black.