Fireplace Maintenance & Cleaning Guides

Seasonal maintenance is very important to ensuring that your fireplace runs safely and efficiently for years to come. Below are some guides to annual wood stove maintenance, annual gas fireplace maintenance, guides to avoiding black glass on your wood stove, explainers on how to quickly and easily clean the glass on your wood stove or gas fireplace and some troubleshooting guides for starting your gas fireplaces. 

While most fireplace maintenance can be done easily by yourself you may also want to consult a Regency service expert to assist in getting your fireplace up and running at the beginning of every heating season, especially if you have a wood burning stove or insert, it is important to have semi-annual or annual chimney and flue inspections to ensure no dangerous creosote buildups have occured and your chimney/flue is in good working order. 


Questions About Using Your Fireplace?

Do you have other questions about your fireplace? How to use the draft control of your fireplace? How to properly season your fireplace with your first fire? Remote operation? For all these answers and more check out our Frequently Asked Questions 
  • Wood Fireplace Maintenance Guide

    Learn about the most important wood fireplace maintenance tasks and how to prevent creosote...

  • How to Operate a Catalytic Stove/Insert

    Catalytic wood stoves and inserts operate much in the same way as non-catalytic stoves but with a...

  • How To Avoid Black Glass on a Wood Stove

    Do you think the glass on your wood stove or insert is getting dirty too fast? Troubleshoot with...

  • How To Easily Clean Fireplace Glass

    See our quick and easy 5-step processes for cleaning the glass on gas fireplaces and wood...

  • Gas Fireplace Maintenance Guide

    Keep your gas fireplace working for years to come by learning about the annual maintenance to...

  • How to Start a Gas Fireplace

    Quickly troubleshoot pilot light issues and learn how to start your gas fireplaces with this how...

  • Troubleshooting Cold Start-Up on Gas Fireplaces

    Learn how to identify cold start up and ignition lock outs. Troubleshooting and toggling between...