I had my ventless gas logs changed to vented. So why does my vented gas log fireplace still put out that gas heater smell?
When the original homeowner built my house, he had vent free gas logs installed in the fireplace of a 13 x 14 room. The exterior chimney is stone and the interior firebox label says it is manufactured by Majestic. I made the room an office, but have never been able to use the fireplace because of the smell that it made. It wasn’t a rotten egg smell, just a gas burning heater smell that would permeate the rest of the house. We stopped by Gas Logs etc. store and they said it was because the set was not vented. We have a vented fireplace in the family room that we use all the time and it’s wonderful!! never has smelled, and is beautiful! I really wanted to use my office, so we bought new logs for the office and had them install them and convert it to vented. Well, I still cannot use this fireplace because of the same smell! Nothing’s changed! I tried burning them for hours to “break them in” but that hasn’t helped. I don’t understand why my family room fireplace logs don’t have an odor, my gas cook top doesn’t give off an odor, why do my office fireplace logs put off this odor? What can I do?
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