Monthly Archives: February 2014

Gas Fireplace Will Not Ignite – Why

Gas Fireplace Will Not Ignite; Why?

Gas fireplaces need two things to work: fuel and a means of igniting the fuel. Let’s troubleshoot these two critical elements if your gas fireplace will not ignite. Check Fuel Supply If Gas Fireplace Will Not Ignite If your gas

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How to Fix a Stuck Fireplace Damper

Use a wire brush and WD-40 to open a stuck fireplace damper.

Not being able to open your throat damper makes your fireplace unusable.  If you light a fire, smoke will flow out of the fireplace into the room, if the damper is closed.  It’s not unusual to find that the handle

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2014 Olympics Trivia

Olympics Trivia - Will you score Gold, Silver or Bronze on the Trivia Quiz?

As you watch the 2014 Olympics, safe and warm in front of your fireplace as the athletes perform amazing feats on freezing cold ice and snow, enjoy this 2014 Olympics trivia. Keep track of how many you get correct, so

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How to Open Fireplace Damper

How to Open Fireplace Damper - copyright FireplaceMall.com 2014

A throat damper is a metal door located above the firebox, but below the flue pipe.  (See a diagram of the parts of a chimney here.)  When the damper is closed, it slows the loss of heat that would otherwise

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