Fireplace prior to gas logs installed

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Fireplace day of installation

#1) Video showing fireplace has “No Draw” – Redwood City 1 12 23 No Draw Video

Blowing smoke in fireplace; it goes up the front; fireplace is not drawing smoke up the chimney; No Draw

#2) Video 1 12 23 Video

Back Draft occurs when there is a down draft or negative pressure in the home; once the fire warms the flue, it creates a draw  (Tenant complains the cold air just pours in); Carbon Monoxide detector registers “0”.

#3) Video 1 12 23 Draws

Fireplace flue has been warmed with gas logs on; smoke now goes up the flue; a draw has been established

Mechanical exhausts in the home can affect the draw of a chimney –