Make sure they have not been lost. Woody from obadiah s runs you through the basics of replacing a gas valve in a direct vent fireplace.
A fireplace creates a column of heated gas inside the chimney.
Old fireplace valve. After sitting unused during the warmer months fireplace experts recommend performing necessary preventative measures. Once the logs were removed we needed to remove the log holder assembly. Keep your gas fireplace safe and easy to use with the correct gas fireplace valve and safety pilot kits from efireplacestore.
Sku product price default sales add date rating. Fireplace gas control valves everything you need for your fireplace gas system. Although many gas fireplaces have a knob or ignitor switch to light the fire some older gas fireplaces units have a metal key that is inserted into a keyhole which turns on the gas flow to start the fire.
Stanbroil universal 3 inch gas valve key fits 1 4 and 5 16 turn ball valve for gas fire pits and fireplaces antique copper 4 7 out of 5 stars 244 7 59 7. The draft serves another purpose too. Any fire needs a steady flow of oxygen to keep burning.
See obadiah s selection of gas fireplaces here. The result is a draft a steady flow of smoke and hot gases up the chimney. Gas log valves allow you to turn the gas off and on as needed while the safety pilot kits keep your pilot light burning avoiding the hassle of continually turning it off and on with your gas logs.
We first turned off the gas outside and inside and made sure it was safe to begin work. Gas fireplace repair how to replace a gas valve on a gas fireplace. As that air rises more heated air from the fire is pulled after it.
The old gas valve was hidden and defective so they called me to make it work. We then carefully removed the artificial logs from our fireplace. How to get your old gas valve to seal.
Gas control valves valve kits keys hoses regulators igniters pilot kits and more. They burn cleaner than a traditional wood burning fireplace and produce no ash or soot to clean up. For example check on the condition of fireplace valves and fireplace keys.
Then get it replaced. Here is our old valve that failed to provide gas to our fireplace. Look at the overall structure of your fireplace as well as the fireplaces accessories.