Gas Fireplace and Insert Maintenance & Repair

Complete Chimneys offers a 10-point Appliance Safety and Maintenance Service as one of a number of services we offer with our gas fireplace service in Maryland. Our experienced contractors are knowledgeable about changing out gas inserts in Maryland, as well as chimney liners in Maryland, and much more.

We perform gas fireplace repair, inspection, installation, and maintenance in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, DC.  Count on our crew to perform all of the following points below.

  • Check for Leaks
  • Check Thermopile Voltage
  • Check Water Column
  • Clean the Burner & Pan
  • Clean the Firebox
  • Clean the Glass
  • Clean the Logs
  • Clean the Pilot Assembly
  • Replace the Embers and Sand
  • Run Diagnostics on Remote Control

To help ensure the safety of your home and family this year, make sure you have your annual inspection of your gas fireplace by Complete Chimney. Our technician has 10 years’ experience and is NFI Certified.  He also holds factory certification from four different manufacturers. 

Items on our gas fireplace service checklist:

Vital Operational Statistics

  • Incoming Gas Pressure
  • Operator Head Voltage
  • Outgoing Gas Pressure
  • Switch Circuit Voltage
  • Thermal Couple Voltage
  • Thermopile Voltage

Ignition and Burning System

  • Check Burners
  • Check for Splits or Cracks
  • Check Pilot Light
  • Check remote thermostat turns burner on and off smoothly.
  • Clan and proper Burning Flame
  • Make sure they are free of debris

Appliance Glass

  • Clean
  • Door Latch Systems
  • Gasket
  • Scratches or Chips

Log/Firebricks

  • Clean and free of Soot
  • Crumbling or Broken
  • Properly Located and Positioned

Fan/Blower

  • Check operation
  • Clean out dust and / or debris

Clearances

  • Furniture
  • Mantel and Surrounds
  • Non Combustible Facing Requirements
  • Required Hearth Extension
  • Side Walls

Interior Firebox / Exterior Surface

  • Check Joints for Cracks or leaks-Interior Touch up Paint as Necessary- Interior & Exterior
  • Clean out Dust and Debris- Interior

Safety Systems / Venting Systems

  • Check for gas leaks
  • Clean and free of debris
  • Termination Clearances
  • Venting termination