Easy Lighting: 1. Without tearing, loosen paper around firelog. 2. Place one firelog on grate, near the rear of the fireplace with Pine Mountain logo facing room. 3. Lift top seam and light at each arrow. Close fireplace screen. Additional safety and lighting instructions are included on firelog package. If your fireplace is functioning properly, emissions of this product should be vented outdoors. A properly installed and maintained fireplace and chimney will dramatically reduce the likelihood of combustion by-products entering your home. An inadequate air supply or a downdraft could cause a fireplace malfunction. If you suspect that your unit is not functioning properly, a qualified contractor should be consulted.