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Q&A: How Can I Prepare My Fireplace For Spring?

If you can believe it, we are less than a month away from Spring which means lighter evenings and warm temperatures. Spring also brings up a great time to clean and prepare your home for the warmer months ahead and this includes your Valor gas fireplace.

With a few simple steps, you’ll be able to ensure your fireplace is working well and running as efficiently as possible as we head into the Spring season.

What is the best way to Spring clean my Valor fireplace?

Your owner’s manual includes instructions on glass cleaning and replacement of batteries in your remote receiver and handset. Scheduling a regular maintenance check with your dealer helps to ensure safe and efficient use as well as maximizing the service life of your fireplace.

When performing routine maintenance, please keep in mind that fireplace surfaces, in particular the glass viewing window, are extremely hot during operation and will remain hot for a period of time after the fireplace is turned off.

Things to consider:

  • Glass cleaning
  • Barrier screen cleaning
  • Cleaning of fronts and cast iron accessories

Should I perform any maintenance on my fireplace before the new season?

Yes! Annual maintenance tips to maximize the life and performance of your Valor gas fireplace.

Things to consider:

  • Changing batteries in remote and receiver.
  • Removing glass to clean dust or build up within the firebox.
  • Clean steal accessories with mild soap and water.

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With plans to decorate for Easter, how far away should items be from the fireplace?

Please refer to your owner’s manual for exact details regarding where certain objects should be placed around the fireplace.

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