Gas Fire Servicing and Repairs
As with any gas appliance, a gas fire service should be completed annually. If you suspect that your gas fire is not working properly, you should contact a gas safe registered engineer to check out your gas fire, even if it is within a year of your last gas fire service.
Faulty gas fires can cause carbon monoxide poisoning which can cause serious illness, and in some cases be fatal.
Here are a few signs that your gas fire may not be working properly
-The flame is a sluggish yellow flame rather than a blue coloured defined flame
-Your gas fire has black or soot marks around the burners
-The pilot light does not remain lit and needs relighting
-The gas fire will not work
What is involved in a Gas Fire Service?
-Strip down and cleaning of all parts.
-Flame picture checks.
-Ventilation (check to see that your room has adequate ventilation according to the manufacturers instructions).
-Flue inspection and flue flow test.
-Catchment space check.
-Gas Rate (to check the appliance is burning the correct amount of gas specified in the manufacturers instructions).
-Burner/inlet pressure check.
-Check for gas leaks.
-Spillage test (to ensure your flu is carrying away the harmful products of combustion).
-Safety device check.
-Check hearth requirements in accordance with manufacturers instructions.
-Check condition of any seals on fireboxes.
If your in need of a gas fire service or safety check, then don't hesitate and get in touch via the Whatsapp link
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