Example #11 Of A Direct Vent Conversion
These fireplace pictures of a self installation are provided by Julie & Ty Hergenrother. This is a typical Direct Vent fireplace conversion that we help hundreds of our customers convert from those nasty logs.
These all start out nasty and we do what we can to change that, one fireplace at a time.
The glass that was installed was a base of Starfire Base Glass FireGlass and topped with Bronze Base Glass fire and Gold Base Glass fire glass.
We even made the bottom face shield to make it look more uniform. This can also be done in any metal or design.
Example #12 Of A Direct Vent Conversion
Nadine is very creative and always tries to add her personal touches.
Example #13 Of A Direct Vent Conversion
This is a new home with logs and a screen, average at best. Has anyone ever come over to your house and said" Nice Logs"? No and we are going to show you how to create a masterpiece!
The pictures below are of a typical direct vent burner.
This is a picture of the automatic starter and thermocouple
After you have closed off the bottom of the fireplace and attached the adapter, you're ready for glass!
Here we are testing the burn pattern of the double burners. Our burners have 2 rows of holes in each pipe to give you 4 rows of flames.
After pouring the glass make sure the automatic starter is just above the glass so it can work properly. You can hide it with glass all around the element and it helps if it is in a hole.
Here we installed an aluminum fireplace surround that has been painted black.
We have several more pictures of this fireplace with Ice Ice Ice Topper and a few colors of Toppers installed and we will have these pictures up in a few days.
We will also be posting several direct vent fireplaces to show you how easy it really is.
The fireplace below is a direct vent fireplace located in Palm Springs California at Palm Springs Modern Homes. www.PSMHomes.com . We have done over 60 of these installs in the condo complex and they all are outstanding! For those of you who say it can't be done, well here is is. Just because you don't know how doesn't mean it can't be done.