Fire glass can be used in both propane and natural gas fire pits. … Fire pits and fireplaces both produce a small amount of soot with both gas types.
Can you use fire glass with propane?
Fire Glass is compatible with propane so long as your fireplace or fire pit is set up properly. This usually involves the installation of a propane conversion or connection kit or air mixer and one of our burner pans. For more information, make sure you watch our How to Build a Fire Pit Using Propane Gas video below.
Can all gas fireplaces use fire glass?
You can use fire glass in virtually any propane or natural gas fire feature. You can’t, however, use it in a real wood-burning fireplace. When using fire glass in a gas fireplace, you can simply replace the lava rocks in the bed of your fireplace with fire glass to add extra sparkle or some color.
Should fire glass cover the burner?
Glass Coverage: Use enough fire glass to cover the burner but don’t layer the glass higher than 1/2” above the burner in propane gas applications. You can use slightly more fire glass in natural gas applications. glass.
Why can’t you use fire glass in a wood burning fire pit?
You cannot use it in a wood burning fireplace or wood burning fire pit unless it has been converted into natural gas or propane. Fire glass is inflammable. That means it cannot start a fire if you try to light it. It is not meant to be a source of fuel for your fireplace or fire pit.
Does glass explode in a fire?
It depends on the type of glass and the rate the heating is distributed. It can crack, it can shatter with force, or it can slump and melt.
What rocks are safe for fire pits?
Hard rocks like granite, marble, or slate are much denser, and therefore less likely to absorb water and explode when exposed to heat. Other rocks that are safe to use around and in your fire pit include fire-rate brick, lava glass, lava rocks, and poured concrete.
How much does it cost to replace fireplace glass?
Expect to pay anywhere between $50 and $100. Tempered glass is made to withstand high temperatures; regular glass would shatter almost immediately next to a burning fire.