Gas Fireplace Repair
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  • Repair your Gas Fireplace Yourself?

    After years of experience repairing, installing, and servicing fireplaces, I found most of the service calls I would go on were minor repairs or adjustments that would often take 15 minutes or less.

    Before you schedule a costly service call, try our step by step gas fireplace repair tutorial on how to fix the most simple and common issues.

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What Type of Fireplace Do You Have

It is important to find out what type of gas fireplace you have. Most gas fireplaces in the same category function the same way. Learn more

Pilot Light Issues

Is your pilot light lit? The pilot light is the heart of gas fireplace fireplace. Nothing will work until the pilot is lit. Click here to troubleshoot pilot light issues. Learn more

The Main Burner Flame Will Not Come On or Stay On

Can't get the burner to turn on? Does it run for a while then go out? Click here if you have a pilot light, but no main burner flame. Learn more

Noisy Fan, Dirty Glass, & Other Maintenance Items

Maintenance is an important way to keep your fireplace looking new and prevent future service issues. Learn more

Video Tutorials

Reading isn't your thing?

Try our collection of video tutorials. We have everything from lighting your pilot light to testing your fireplace components. Don't see a tutorial that should be here? Leave a comment in the video section and we'll put one up!

About My Gas Fireplace Repair

Trying to find a reliable online fireplace repair resource is very hard to come by. My Gas Fireplace Repair was founded to be a trustworthy, all-inclusive resource for everything related to diagnosing and repairing your gas fireplace. All of the articles are written by someone in the field that repairs fireplaces on a regular basis. So whether you need help lighting your pilot light or finding a qualified repair company, let My Gas Fireplace Repair be your resource. Please take a moment to browse through our web site to learn more about fireplaces and what information that we can provide for you. If you have any questions or comments, or need to schedule service, please feel free to leave a comment on one of the blog sections.

Why Visit My Gas Fireplace Repair?

Here is an actual quote from the tutorial on
You may also want to check the generator to find out how much energy it is providing for the fireplace. This way, you can check to see if the voltage is not adequate for the main burner and adjust as necessary.
What?? Check the generator? What generator? "Adjust" as necessary? Adjust what? And how do I adjust whatever you want me to adjust!??

The Solution

The biggest problem with most DIY tutorial websites is that they are confusing and vague. Visit our tutorials and you will find step by step instructions (with pictures) on everything related to gas fireplace repair. You can even visit our video tutorials section and watch how to diagnose and repair any issue you may have with your fireplace. If you are still confused, try leaving a comment in one of the blog sections and we will try to help you out as best as we can.
And finally, our Find Certified Technicians page will help you find certified and highly trained repair companies so you can trust the repair will be done right.


The tutorials on this website are for educational purposes are are not meant to be a substitute for qualified professional repair. If at any time you feel uncomfortable or unsafe attempting your own fireplace repair, please visit our Find Certified Technicians page at the top of the website to help you find a certified and qualified gas fireplace repair technician.

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