Fireplace glass is a type of glass that has been specially designed for use with gas fireplaces and burners. A unique tempering process allows glass gas fireplace gems to withstand prolonged exposure to high heat without cracking, fading, or producing any unpleasant odors. This resilient construction and versatile nature makes fireplace glass ideal for both indoor and outdoor use. Experiment with different colors and sizes to determine which combination of gems works best for you.
Can glass stones be used with an existing vent free gas log fireplace and still keep the original logs also?.
Unfortunately, you may not substitute or add any additional media (logs, glass) etc. to a ventless system. You could likely place glass or stones around the burner base without issue, but nothing may be placed atop the burner aside from what originally arrived with your ventless system and may only be placed exactly as described in the literature included with the fireplace. If you were to use the improper media or even incorrectly place the correct media, there's a chance of the burner flame being restricted and carbon monoxide exhausting into the living space.
How can I clean soda discoloration off of the glass pebbles and get them back to their original crystal color?
It is likely that the glass pebbles cannot be returned to their original color, as the soda likely cooled them rapidly, causing contraction and the residue to be drawn into the glass.
You may try soaking the pebbles in a tub of glass cleaner, as this might help to draw out the residue. If the color does return, rinse the pebbles in clean cool water before returning them to the fireplace.
Submitted by:Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on June 25, 2013