Category: Gas Fires | Published: 9 Aug, 2019

Why your gas fire places need an annual inspection

Gas fires Wigan look amazing in the home and they are efficient and low maintenance. However, it’s important to note that all gas equipment can become a danger in the home if it isn’t maintained correctly. That’s why an annual inspection of your gas fire Wigan needs to be carried out on a yearly basis.

This inspection will help keep your mind at ease knowing that your gas fire is working as safely as possible.

Your fireplace, insert and chimney should also be cleaned annually. They work hard to create the heat to warm your home. If you’re using it very regularly then the dirt will build up. We suggest getting it cleaned in the spring so you know you’ve got a fully functioning gas fire Wigan all year round.

So what actually happens during a gas fires Wigan inspection?

Well the technician will always start with checking the outside of your fireplace. This is to make sure that there’s no chips, cracks, or dirt. And also to make sure that the framework is holding up. Then the gas ignition will be checked to make sure that it’s still lighting up without any issues. Often they will take off the entire face of the unit just so all the valves and connections can be checked. Then any dirt or dust creating blockages will be cleaned away. Finally, they will check that your carbon monoxide detectors are all in working order. As well as letting you know about any repairs that your fireplace may need.

And it’s as simple as that! You don’t need to do anything special when it comes to your inspection and then you can rest easy knowing that it’s running safely and effectively.

If you have any questions about gas fires Wigan, or any kind of fires then why not get in touch with one of our team today?

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