Why does my gas fireplace have a blue flame?
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Also know, is a blue flame safe on a gas fire?
A blue flame indicates safe and efficient combustion, meaning that the gas is being burned efficiently and not being wasted. Blue flames are hotter and indicate more complete combustion. Whether it is your gas stove, gas furnace, or any other gas appliance, you always want a blue flame.
Beside above, what does a blue flame mean? A natural gas blue flame indicates that the burner is providing the correct air-fuel mixture, with sufficient oxygen for complete combustion at the burner. A blue flame burns the fuel completely producing carbon dioxide, water and heat.
In this regard, what color should the flame be in a gas fireplace?
A healthy gas flame will burn steadily with a yellow or orange. If the flame is not yellow or orange it may be a sign that your gas fireplace needs adjusting or cleaning, which should be done by a qualified technician, such as those we have at Kozy Heat.
How do I turn the flame on my gas fireplace?
How to Adjust a Gas Log Fireplace Flame
- Locate the gas log control knob.
- Light the gas logs by turning the control knob to the "pilot" setting.
- Release the control knob and allow the flame to burn for one minute.
- Locate the switch at the front of the gas logs marked "on." Move the switch to the "on" setting to ignite the burners below the gas logs.