Tips In Installing A Fireplace
Soundness test procedure must be done first with gas supply available. With the use of manometer, observe the soundness of the gas supply. If the gas supply is sound, which simply means it safe and free from leakage, you may proceed to the next step of installation. Next is keeping our couch, sofas and other furniture fully covered or transferring them to another for the mean time. This is to keep these things away from getting dirty when doing the installment of the fireplace.
The old fireplace may now be removed or kept, either way you wish.
To test the suitability of the existing chimney, a smoke must be done by lighting a smoke bomb in the fireplace opening. The chimney is suitable and can be used with new fireplace if smoke does not escape in other parts of the house like rooms and roofs but only in the chimney. If it shows no signs of these, it can be suitable with the new fireplace. Further patching and work must be done before installing the new fireplace.
Next in the free standing gas fireplace stoves installation process is to prepare the opening of bosom of the pipe or chimney to ensure that the gas obtained from other appliances in the house will be balanced and fit.
Sizes of free standing outdoor fireplaces opening varies. A 25' height by 17' width is the most common but there are bigger sizes that can be bought in the market. This can be controlled by perusing the directions pressed with the new fire to be fitted expecting it has now been readied i.e. 'bricked up' and put as essential. Then, we may proceed onward to the following stage this is obviously in the making of the hearth.
The hearth must be made of material that is not burnable. Examples of materials that can be used are marble or rock. Its base must have at least 15mm thickness with 50 mm above the floor. Usually 300 mm from the front face of the new fire and at least 150mm on either side of the outside edge of the new fire. The hearth levelled in like manner that must be finished with cement and sand mixture.
Then, next is to fit the back board in which marble or granite is used. It would be around 37" square with a standard 22 and a half and 16 and a half opening. The hearth should be fixed with sand or concrete and to be brought together on the new base and fixed to the divider with warmth opposing silicon or comparative the interior and outer edges of the backboard. To give you more ideas on how to install a fireplace, you can go to http://www.ehow.com/how_8101998_add-electric-fireplace-rv.html.