Keeping your natural gas (or propane) fireplace in good operating order necessitates frequent cleaning and maintenance, just like any other home device. Even while you can perform some of the upkeep on your own, it’s best left to the pros.
Yes, you can make use of Windex on your Pellet Stove Glass. Never have I had an issue with windex on my wood and pellet stove glass. But I’ve lately begun using Rutland conditioning glass cleaner, and it’s excellent.
Having said that. Those dreadful dark brown stains are readily removed with this product. Wet paper towels soaked in water with a little ash on them also perform wonders.
It’s best to take care of this task in the spring or summer, as advised by Safe Home Fireplace. When you want to curl up in front of the fireplace after a hard day at work, you don’t want to be hurrying to get everything functioning on the first crisp fall morning.
A professional may need to be called in during the cold weather, which will keep you in the loop, so you don’t miss out. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you think it is time to schedule a gas fireplace servicing call.
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What repairs am I capable of performing on my own?
You may see a white film on the glass of your gas fireplace after some time. This is a common occurrence that is ordinary yet unattractive and not very good if left for too long.
The glass on your gas fireplace should be cleaned at least once a year. If you’re using WINDEX or any other glass cleaner, don’t use it on gas fireplace glass since it’s unique.
Check out our Gas Fireplace Glass Cleaner while you’re at the store (try saying that one five times fast). Thanks to a cream-based cleanser like this one, that white coating will be removed without scratching or damaging the glass.
Make sure that the firebox is clean.
You may remove the logs and clean out the firebox with a Shop-Vac if you’re careful to put everything back in the same place you found it.
When the embers in the bottom of a fireplace burn out, they lose their lustre. A quick cleaning and a few fresh embers can have your fireplace looking like new again in no time.
To avoid the accumulation of black soot on them, they must be reorganized after being correctly reinstalled. If you’re unclear about how to put the logs back, see the owner’s handbook for your fireplace.