What is in fire logs?

Answer Manufactured fire logs--which were first created in the 1960s--are typically made of sawdust and petroleum wax. In recent years however, a number of companies have been manufacturing fire logs made... Read More »

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What is in chemical fire logs?

Traditional fire logs manufactured since the 1960s, such as those made by Duraflame, typically contain a combination of chemical-based petroleum wax and sawdust. These contents are mixed and then e... Read More »

What type of tubing is used with gas fire logs?

You can use either a black iron pipe or copper tubing with gas fire logs. The necessary diameter of the tubing depends on what type of gas you are burning, and how long a tube you are using.Referen... Read More »

Can you cut gas fire logs?

Gas fireplace logs are molded out of cement or ceramic---materials that can be cut with a wet tile saw, though it is not suggested that individuals attempt to alter manufactured gas fire logs. For... Read More »

Are fire logs toxic?

On One Hand: EPA RecommendsAccording to Helen Suh MacIntosh of and professor of environmental health at Harvard University, "...test reports have shown Duraflame and Java Logs to bur... Read More »