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Annual professional inspection and service
NOTE: The tasks and timings shown here for your Fireplace (gas) are based on a single-family home (owned), located in Massachusetts, United States, with priority set at ‘1 star' or higher, for all possible goals.
If you set your personalization differently in your Home Wizard app, then you may get reminders for different tasks and timings in your recommended home care program for your Fireplace (gas).
Most fireplace manufacturers recommend that gas fireplaces have an annual inspection and maintenance by an authorized service dealer.
The service person's work should include:
- Clean pilot and burners.
- Check gas pilot safety system.
- Ensure proper ignition and combustion.
- Check combustion venting and chimney draw.
- Paint firebox as necessary.
- Inspect door gasket.
- Clean glass.
- Clean exterior.
- Check fan operation (if applicable).
Health & Safety
Avoiding Unscheduled Repairs
The benefits of this task are primarily safety, and to some extent energy efficiency.
The cost of this task is moderate.