Turn on gas fireplace. Turn the key counterclockwise approximately 12 turn to release the flow of gas into the fireplace logs. Now turn the gas back on with the gas key and hold a long match or fireplace lighter there. This is an instructional video on how to shut off your standing pilot gas fireplace.
While i was teaching it was nice to come home and turn on the gas fireplace but i missed the snap crackle and pop. This is an instructional video on how to shut off your standing pilot gas fireplace. If not google the fireplace name and try to download the instructions.
This takes away the need to clean up ashes at the end after the fire has gone out. Wood burning fireplaces unlike ventless gas fireplaces require a chimney. To light your gas fireplace first access its control panel and turn the shutoff valve so the handle is parallel to the gas line which will allow gas to enter your fireplace.
Find the gas shutoff valve. Then move the control knob to the pilot position. A standing pilot is always on always using a small amount of gas to run constantly unless the gas is physically turned off.
A gas fireplace introduces warmth into a living space without the need to burn firewood. How to convert a gas fireplace to wood burning. Turn off the gas and look at the logs or under the logs to see where the gas comes out.
Electronic ignition is when the pilot light on a gas fireplaceinsertstove is only running when the fireplace is on this means that the unit is likely to have a battery backup as well. Turn off your gas. Turn it counterclockwise to let gas reach the fireplace.
Read the instructions if you have them. If it doesnt light right away the gas may be turned off at the source. So when i retired i had it changed to woodburning.