The popularity of gas fireplaces has grown rapidly over its traditional counterpart, the wood burning fireplace. They are a cost and energy efficient and a safe alternative to a wood burning fireplace. However most homeowners don’t realize that Gas fireplaces require yearly maintenance and service just like the homes furnace and heating system. If maintained properly ,a gas fireplace can add an elegant look to a room, however if left without proper service it can look like a box in the wall.
Servicing and Cleaning gas fireplace is dangerous if you don’t have the experience, because you are dealing with gas, you need to maintain caution. It’s always a good idea to have a experienced gas fireplace service technician complete your gas fireplace tune up service.
Aurora and Newmarket Homeowners should and can do basic cleaning on their gas fireplace such as cleaning the outer body of the gas fireplace, with a damp cloth.( always turn off the gas valve and electrical power and wait for your gas fireplace to cool down, before cleaning ) to clean the fireplace glass, spray a small amount of cleaner on it and then wipe with a soft cloth and the inside of the fireplace can be cleaned with a vacuum cleaner. The rest of the yearly maintenance service should be left to the professionals at Aurora Gas Fireplace Service 416-223-5000 homeowners simply do not have the testing equipment or knowledge to check and adjust the gas pressure of the main burners, check the venting for exhaust spillage, check the door and glass gasket for CO leakage, test the thermocouple and pilot generator, check the ignition system and pilot safety system, and besides if you can have your gas fireplace cleaned, serviced and inspected all for only $89 why would you do it yourself.
Aurora Furnace Experts is a full-service gas fireplace repair company, specializing in quality inspection, repair, cleaning and tune up of gas fireplaces and gas log units in Vaughan, Markham, Stouffville, Newmarket,Toronto, North York, Thornhill, Maple, Woodbridge, Richmond Hill we call be reached at (416) 223-5000
Aurora Homeowners These are the most common warning signs that your gas fireplace, gas insert or gas log set may be in need of service or repair : 1.Soot build-up on the Glass or inside the unit Soot build-up is a result of flame impingement caused
by incomplete combustion, i.e. flames coming in contact with a surface, cooling the flame, and
preventing combustion, this can be caused by blocked burner tubes or improperly placed logs.
Should you notice a build-up of soot, turn the unit off and call for an appointment
2.Foul or suspicious odor coming from the fireplace area 3.White Film, discoloration on the glass 4.Slow or no ignition when unit is turned on 5.Gas Fireplace shuts itself off 6.Unit has no history of service preformed If you are experiencing any of the above signs, shut off your gas fireplace and call 416-223-5000 for service. ( Aurora, Newmarket, Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Stouffville, Toronto, Woodbridge, Oakville and Mississauga )
A clean and well-maintained gas fireplace can add warmth and appeal to your house. In essence, a gas fireplace can be an important investment for your home improvement. So take care of your gas fireplace and have annual service and cleaning by a professional contractor like Furnace Experts in Markham, not only will annual service increase the aesthetic value of your home but it will help to reduce costly repairs and the inconvience of having your gas fireplace break done during the winter months
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Furnace Experts provides Gas Fireplace Services and Repair in Markham, Vaughan, Stouffville, Newmarket, Aurora, North York, Toronto, Thornhill, Oakville, Mississauga, Maple, Richmond Hill and Surrounding Areas