How to Maintain You Natural Gas Fireplace
Natural gas fireplaces are efficient and low maintenance, however ALL types of fireplaces have routine cleaning and maintenance needs – even ones that don’t leave a pile of ash in their wake.
Wood-Free Does NOT Mean Maintenance-Free
Gas fireplaces, including gas inserts, gas stoves, chimneys and associated venting, should have an annual inspection to ensure safe, efficient operation. Though you won’t find real wood log remnants in your gas fireplace, you may find some minimal residue from its operation clinging to surfaces. When this residue builds up, the foggy film can cover the frame or glass doors and mask scratches in the glass that can affect performance over time without the proper attention or replacement.
Your Fireplace Works Hard – Give it the TLC it Needs
Putting annual fireplace maintenance inspection at the top of your fall or spring cleaning checklist can head off problems at-the-pass, helping put your mind at ease. This routine service is about more than simply cleaning surfaces, it encompasses…
- Glass door and framework inspection.
- Interior ignition and gas log inspection.
- Removal of the facing to inspect valves and connections beneath the fireplace/insert.
- Ensuring correct heat output.
- Clearing blocked ports or vents.
- Verification of working carbon monoxide detectors in your home.
- Addressing any questions you may have about proper fireplace operation.
Schedule Your Annual Inspection with Fireplace Warehouse ETC Today
Fortunately for our customers who have purchased form us, or even for those who have inherited a gas heating appliance in their recently purchased home, at Fireplace Warehouse ETC, we understand the importance of fireplace maintenance; and we maintain and service a broad array of fireplace and stove styles and brands, old or new. Make safety your number one priority, further ensuring the efficiency and longevity of your natural gas fireplace this year and for many to come. Schedule an annual maintenance inspection with Fireplace Warehouse ETC today.