1008 Gas Stories

Decorating With Neon: It’s a Gas
In the 1940s, long before LED banners and electronic message displays, American cities were lit up in a rainbow of neon signs every evening. The signs were (and still are) made by bending glass tubes into the desired shapes and filling them with a mixture...
How to Convert Your Wood-Burning Fireplace
"fireplace to gas or electric can be a smart choice, allowing you to use the fireplace more... have a gas assist wood burning fireplace and we love it; just turn on the gas and... smell of gas from the gas one, we turned off the pilot and we had it checked and repaired... fire from gas stoves. Gas stoves create less pollution and in many areas you can not... natural gas vented gas logs, opting to keep the integrity of the home's chimney and..."
Find the Right Cooktop for Your Kitchen
"between gas and electric is only the first hurdle. This guide can help... though. Gas and electric have long been the two standard offerings, and while traditional... traditional gas cooktops remain a popular choice, you may want to look beyond them and... compare gas and electric cooktops, because they're such different cooking experiences... used both gas and electric and prefer gas. Next one will have a grill. We moved to another..."
Your Guide to Grills and More for Great Outdoor Cooking
"cons of gas versus charcoal grills, and about neat add-ons that let you do more... built-in? Gas or charcoal? What about smokers and pizza ovens? And what’s best for quickly... "freestanding" gas grill may be best "attached" in the sense that a gas line is really nice... replaced the gas line to the grill, the knob and gas valve to turn it on, and the tube burners... for a gas grill purchase. Hey there peggyfreedman, while gas is convenient, I'd consider..."
Ribbons of Fire: 10 Artfully Minimalist Fireplaces
"these gas-burning fireplaces make a powerful contemporary statement... ribbons — gas flames that are wide but shallow, appearing literally as ribbons of fire... between a gas fireplace and a gas "fireplace" appliance. I found this out only recently... ranging from gas to high-tech wood stoves certified by the EPA. To locate an EPA-certified... Natural Gas is not renewable. Fracking is (debatably) bad for the environment as it..."
Clean-Burning Woodstoves Ignite a Greener Heating Trend
"oil or gas to heat your home — new woodstove designs burn cleanly and are beautiful... oil or gas. Both are extremely efficient in their "fuel" consumption. catrionacatriona... .just gas logs. I'm glad we're grandfathered in because I love a good fire, smoke... recently, a gas fireplace in our new step down living room addition. It's not a large home... put the gas fireplace on occasionally for a few hours in the early mornings to take..."
What's the Deal With Radon?
"cancer-causing gas — and how to make your home safe if it shows up... radon gas. She was raised on Chicago's north shore suburbs and was among other young... is in gas form, though you are right it can come out when it is "agitated" while... radon gas. Our zoning codes account for this in all new construction, and require... radon gas levels. Just to drive it home, here's a link to the CO Gov website: http://www..."
8 Reasons to Nix Your Fireplace (Yes, for Real)
"room is gas. The gas one broke a few years ago, and I waited about 2-3 years before... Natural gas in our area is affordable and although we have a central gas furnace there's... exhaust. Gas logs or gas direct vent fireplaces are a good choice for city and suburban... converted to gas. The gas inserts are coal baskets with lava rocks that that turn red with... interior gas fireplaces (Master bedroom, Great room & In-law suite), and one gas fireplace..."
How to Switch to a Tankless Water Heater
"is the gas price in your area? Right now in Ontario, natural gas prices are lower... Europe gas heater must be out of the house completely for safety reason if gas leaking... even a gas detectors in their leaving basements with gas heaters. If it's good enough... mention of gas vs. electric. Our current Rinnai gas tankless water heater works very... Did all gas and water bill calculations for full year. I called my friend in Europe..."
7 Ways to Charge Up and Connect After Disaster
"also need gas — and the gas pumps won’t work in a blackout. If you have cell phone... roads, no gas, no electricity, no Internet access and no phone service. And no place... natural gas line so that I could cook and have hot water. I also have a grill that... out of gas? Definitely charge what you can while you're in the car anyway, but don't... sitting in gas lines suggested going to www.F-U.com for further information. That really..."
Detox Your Kitchen for the Healthiest Cooking
"vented gas stoves, Teflon-coated pans and particleboard cabinetry made with forma... and off-gas toxic chemicals into a kitchen. (Formaldehyde, which is particularly ubiquitous... responsive as gas. I've always heard "off gas". Many new furniture pieces etc off gas.... about gas stoves. Iron cookware made in China has a high lead content. Not recommended... statement: "a gas oven operating at 350 degrees for an hour can cause kitchen air pollution..."
How to Prepare for and Live With a Power Outage
"bought a gas braai (barbecue) so that we can cook, it's great! Will stock up on gas... supply of gas/diesel on hand because when power goes out, chances are, the gas pumps... natural gas for home generators! If you have natural gas service already powering... system gas water heaters will still have an automatic shut-off feature when the power... extra gas bottle, water, hand can opener, if possible a fire pit to cook over, find..."
Design an Easy-Clean Kitchen
"with gas, but the lack of a flame also makes it safer than gas. But clearly, for... , the gas itself is quite inexpensive, which certainly helped make gas cooktops very... fast as gas, according to my sister in law, who previously had gas cookers. I found... grid of a gas unit any day. I have to replace my own gas cooktop soon, and would love... have a gas/glass combo cooktop - best of both worlds! Since I'm always up for getting..."
Pro Chefs Dish on Kitchens: Michael Symon Shares His Tastes
"vented gas or oil fired furnace, hot water tank or gas or wood fireplace back down... pantry. Gas is great, but it's extremely hot to work over (live flame, and all that)... Domestic gas/propane cooktops can be a bit feeble, and cleaning a sealed burner is as... I love gas, but it's not available in my new home so I appreciate bubblyjock's comment... or even gas, it makes the price a bit easier to swallow! http://www.ikea.com/us/e..."
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