INSTALLING A GAS ROOM HEATER
During winter, you need a heater to warm you up in your home or office. The gas heater is one of the cleanest and cost-effective companions throughout the cold season. If you need one, plumbers at Active Plumbing are here to install your gas room heater. We can take precise measurements of your installation area to determine the most suitable type and model of heater. Our gas fitters know which brands offer the best build quality and efficiency.
TYPES OF GAS ROOM HEATER AVAILABLE
Flued and unflued are the two main types of gas room heater. Flued heaters are made to be installed in one location. They have a vent for safe removal of excess unburnt gas. While the portable or unflued plug-in gas heaters can be moved easily when required. However, unflued heaters are not as safe as fixed heaters.
Most states do not allow unflued heaters to be installed in bedrooms and other small rooms, such as bathrooms. Un flued heaters should only be positioned in a room with high and low ventilation for adequate oxygen circulation and gas ventilation.
GAS ROOM HEATER SAFETY TIPS
When used and maintained the right way, a gas heater can provide many years of safe service. Here are some tips to keep your gas heater have high efficiency and long service life.
- Never seal doors, vents or windows to keep the room well ventilated.
- Keep away from hot surfaces and gas flames
- Never use or store aerosols, pressure pack cans, or solvents near a gas room heater.
- Never dispose tissues or cotton buds in a gas fire as they can affect combustion and produce harmful pollutants.
You should know that a faulty gas heater releases toxic carbon monoxide. When experiencing chest pain, dizziness, difficulty in breathing, shortness of breath, or tiredness, go to a well-ventilated area and contact emergency services immediately and have professional plumbers at Active Plumbing check your gas heater.