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Does the heat travel up the face of the fireplace? We are having this problem and cannot hang our tv there. Does the mantel help this issue?
There is some convective heat (hot air) with most fireplaces, and a lot with unvented gas fireplaces. Yes, a mantel shelf will help deflect some heat, but you also want to make sure that the shelf itself isn't placed where it will be a problem
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Contemporary Residence Boca Raton, Florida
Found the following response on the internet on website called WiseGeek to the question What is an AC lineal Defuser? "Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems supply heated and cooled air to different areas of a home or building. Each room requires a supply and return vent, or grill, to
Hi cgilly. There is currently no known way to stop heat in your house to travel thru ones walls or ceilings. Insulation merely slows down this process. Insulation with an R value of 38 slows down the heat better than an R value of 13. Since heat rises, you would want the insulation in the ceiling to
Bruce Johnson & Associates Interior Design
similar discussions on here about the "TV over fireplace" topic, and the definitive answer is "Maybe". Some fireplaces do not produce much heat, and the amount of heat that gets to the TV will also be influenced by the mantel shelf below the TV. The TV might be fine. We don't recommend putting a TV over
n in mind, it would be worth talking to your local fireplace experts. In all the years we've been doing this, I've only seen one TV damaged by the heat from the fireplace, and it was an extreme situation (bad design).
Charles Cunniffe Architects Aspen
is that workable the TV Set obove the fireplace? not over heat?
Is the fireplace a feature only? does it actually heat the house, if so what is the square meterage area.
what kind of heat barrier do you have between the fireplace and the tv so it wont melt?
John Kraemer & Sons
Rustic Family Room
It is a Heat 'n Glo gas fireplace.
They are Heat 'N Glo brand and were purchased at Glowing Hearth & Home in Jordan, MN. Thanks, and good luck!
This looks like the Heat & Glo QVI which is now discontinued. They have some other great big fireplaces though.
Norman Kohl for Nathan Mayo & Associates
No, It's gas from Heat & Glo
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Is glass tile heat resistant? Is it safe to put above cooktop?
Glass is heat resistant. It's the adhesive that's used to install the tile that needs to be able to tolerate the heat. We don't want a tile falling off into the sauce pot!