What is Backdraft in Your Home and How to Stop It
A “backdraft” in your home is created when an appliance or device uses combustion (an open flame) that isn’t properly vented, allowing the exhaust to be pulled back into the home. While gas range tops and ventless fireplaces produce low enough levels of exhaust that they don’t need to be vented, gas water heaters, gas or oil furnaces, and traditional fireplaces must have properly sized and blockage-free flues in order to vent properly.
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Article Written By: Dan Stout
Original Article Posted on: Mar. 23, 2021
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