Gas fireplace maintenance is best left to the professionals. People love gas fireplaces because they’re convenient to use, easy to care for, and extremely safe. If you don’t want the hassle of purchasing, moving, and storing wood, then gas is the right choice for you. However, these appliances still require a little care and maintenance to keep them in top working order. Here are a few things you should know about your gas fireplace in order to keep your family safe. While also ensuring that your home is toasty and warm.
Gas Fireplace Maintenance | Buildup Needs to be Corrected
However, limiting the heat up the chimney can lead to problems with condensation and the incomplete combustion of gas. The good news is that these issues are easily avoided with upgrades. Insulated liners, better connector pipes linking the furnace and chimney, and installing different liner sizes are available choices.
Have you recently made the upgrade to a more efficient fireplace but these changes weren’t made? You should have your fireplace inspected to ensure that the entire system is working in an effective and balanced manner. You may be aware of the dangers of creosote, but you may not realize that even ceramic logs can gradually breakdown and leave behind a residue. While you may not have to worry about creosote, you should still have the system inspected. You’ll want to ensure that it’s still in top working condition and ready to warm your home.
Leaks and Cracks
Fireplace Maintenance | Regular Cleaning
One of the great benefits of cleaning the fireplace annually is that you can have it inspected for damage or potential problems at the same time. This allows you to address minor repairs before they turn into major issues or safety hazards. We recommend that you inspect your fireplace and have it cleaned and tuned up at least once a year. We’re happy to provide this service, and you’ll appreciate our competitive rates.