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There are many reasons to clean the glass of your direct vent gas fireplace. Not only does it look better, but regularly cleaning the glass will help you ensure everything is working as it should because you’ll be able to clearly see inside the unit!
Why Does the Glass Get Dirty?
If you have a newer fireplace, the glass can become dirty as a result of the off-gassing phase. During the first few hours of operation, residue from the manufacturer’s phase can cause deposit buildup on the glass. If you’ve had your fireplace for a while, the buildup is probably from minerals in the fuel that can coat the glass over time.
How to Clean the Glass on a Direct Vent Gas Fireplace
First and foremost, always follow your fireplace owner’s manual and if you have any questions or concerns—don’t hesitate to contact a fireplace specialist.
- Make sure that the fireplace is off—this includes the pilot light.
- Open the glass. If the glass is on hinges, leave it attached. Otherwise, move the glass to a safe, soft surface.
- Clean the inside of the glass with a cream cleanser that has been developed for fireplaces. Contact Harding The Fireplace if you need a recommendation.
- Follow the directions of the cleaner—most solutions need to sit on the glass for about 10-15 minutes.
- Buff the cleaner using a soft cloth.
- Follow the same steps for the front of the glass.
- Place the glass back in place.
Please remember: never use any type of ammonia-based cleanser or abrasive cleaners on your direct vent gas fireplace glass.
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