Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog: Archive for the ‘Fireplace Services’ Category

Make Sure You Get Your Fireplace Serviced this Fall!

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

There’s nothing better than cozying up next to a crackling fireplace when it’s cold outside. Make sure that you maintain your home’s comfort and safety in the upcoming winter season by having your fireplace serviced this fall.

Homeowners are more likely to get their wood-burning stoves cleaned because of the accumulation of grime and soot over time. We want to stress the importance of servicing your gas fireplace as well. Both systems need an annual inspection to remain safe and functional. If you want great service for your fireplace in Clearfield, UT, choose our dependable team here at Rentmeister Total Home Service.

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Does Your Gas Fireplace’s Chimney Need Cleaning?

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

When it comes to caring for your home and making sure it’s safe for you and your family, one task that often gets overlooked is the maintenance of your gas fireplace—something that should be scheduled about once a year.

However, there are times when creosote can build up faster than it normally would, and if that happens, your chimney will need to be checked more often. But how do you know if your chimney is in need of cleaning? Keep reading to learn about the signs that your gas fireplace’s chimney is dirty and in need of service.

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Watch for These Gas Fireplace Issues

Monday, November 14th, 2016

A couple of weeks ago, we discussed the importance of fireplace maintenance, stating that routine tune-ups will ensure that they consume fuel as they should and vent as they should. Maintenance also keeps you safe from potential fire-related dangers.

Without maintenance, you can run into a number of problems. Although that’s not to say that even a well-maintained fireplace can’t run into issues. It’s important to be aware of what can go wrong to make sure you keep your family and your home safe. Keep reading for a few of the most common gas fireplace problems that homeowners deal with.

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When Was Your Fireplace Last Serviced?

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

One of the most common, and unfortunately dangerous, misconceptions about fireplaces is that they do not need to be maintained. Fireplaces and their corresponding chimneys or flues are typically made of sturdy material, and therefore their construction can stand up for a long time—perhaps giving off an illusion that they are indestructible.

However, this is a hazardous mistake to make. Fireplaces must be serviced on an annual basis to ensure that they consume fuel and vent as they should, and to also avoid the possible fire-related dangers. Make sure you rely on a team of professionals who are highly trained and experienced in this type of maintenance work, such as the members of our staff. In the meantime, read on to learn more about the importance of routine fireplace maintenance service.

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