Gas Fireplace Maintenance in Maryland, Virginia & DC
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It’s always a good idea to start thinking more about your fireplace before the winter months set in — specifically, maintaining it throughout the year to ensure that it operates reliably and effectively. The last thing you want to deal with is a fireplace in need of repairs when the temperature outside plummets.
How Often Should Your Fireplace Be Inspected for Problems?
Even though a gas fireplace chimney doesn’t become caked with creosote the way a wood-burning fireplace does, your gas fireplace still needs routine maintenance. A fireplace inspection should typically be conducted annually. However, if the fireplace is older or is used frequently, it may need to be looked at slightly more often. Our certified experts will evaluate your home’s fireplace and accurately assess its condition. We can provide fast, cost-effective solutions to get your fireplace back in working order if repairs are needed.
Signs That Your Fireplace Needs Repair
If you have a fireplace in your home, it’s essential to watch for any signs your fireplace needs professional attention. Common indicators that your fireplace needs repair include:
- If strange odors are coming from the fireplace, call a professional to inspect it. This is especially important if it smells like rotten eggs, as this could indicate a dangerous natural gas leak.
- An excess of soot is a sign of poor airflow and means that your fireplace and chimney need to cleaning.
- Unusual noises of any kind could mean an issue with the pilot light or burner, which a professional will need to check.
If you are encountering any of these issues, do not hesitate to reach out to a professional immediately, as they could become safety concerns if left ignored.
Choose Chimney.com for All Your Fireplace Maintenance Needs
When you hire a technician from Chimney.com to perform annual maintenance and cleaning, you get peace of mind your gas fireplace is operating safely. Our fireplace maintenance service usually takes less than an hour to complete and includes:
- Clean your gas burner and logs
- Ensure there are no natural gas leaks in your home
- Check to make sure that the chimney is adequately ventilated
At Chimney.com, our goal is to complete the work on time and within budget, using only the highest quality parts available. We guarantee the quality of our work and can provide numerous references for you to contact. Whether you’re looking for comprehensive gas fireplace maintenance in Alexandria, Silver Spring, Herndon, Dupont Circle, or any other DMV area, we’re standing by to provide the services you need!
For more information on how we can help you ensure that you are getting the most out of your fireplace, please contact us today through our website.
Where are Gas Fireplace Services Available?
Our service area includes most of Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, DC. Here’s a partial list of cities we serve.
- College Park
- Great Falls
- Chevy Chase
- Ellicott City
- West Friendship
- North Laurel
- Silver Spring
- Washington DC
Don’t see your city listed? We may still offer Gas Fireplace services in your area contact us to inquire!
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It went very well. I was impressed that none of the technicians attempted to "sell" any product. The advice was sound but not pushy. He gave advice but indicated that there was no immediate...Washington, DC Senora S.
Fast, courteous, on-time service by a seasoned professional who didn't do the hard sell, just informed (with photographs of the interior of my chimney) us of the condition of our more than ...Silver Spring, MD Eugene K.
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The technician was very punctual and courteous. He did a thorough inspection of the fireplace and gave us an inspection report with tips for ongoing maintenance of the fireplace. We felt we...Fairfax, VA Prathap H.