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Many people update their older wood-burning fireplaces to gas fireplace inserts. This is because of the many benefits that come with using these hearth heating appliances. A gas fireplace can greatly increase the energy efficiency in your home. This means you will get more heat and lower utility bills. The convenience factor is another big advantage of using a gas fireplace. You don’t have to do chores like bringing in wood and sweeping up ashes. In addition, you can also light a fire without any problems from your couch by pushing a button on a remote control.

Typically, gas fireplaces are low-maintenance and problem-free; however, there are a few common issues that can arise with these appliances. When your gas fireplace does not work, it is important to hire a professional technician who is certified to service gas appliances. Even Do It Yourself websites warn of the dangers of working on gas fireplaces on your own and recommends calling an expert to do the repairs. Do you live in the Charleston area? If so, you can call us at Ashbusters to hire one of our technicians certified as Gas Specialists by the National Fireplace Institute (NFI). You can trust us to properly and safely repair your gas fireplace. We would like to tell you a bit more about the gas fireplace services we provide.


Make sure your gas hearth appliance is working efficiently and safely! Ashbusters recommends scheduling an annual service appointment. When our NFI-certified technicians inspect your gas fireplace, you can expect us to check out each component. These include the pilot light, gas valve, gaskets, and burner. We will ensure everything is properly connected. Also, we will remove any buildup from the glass doors. Our technicians are also certified by the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA). So, you can trust us to thoroughly inspect your chimney to be sure that it is venting correctly.


We have the training and experience that is necessary to safely repair anything that could be wrong with your gas fireplace. Common problems include: the pilot light not staying lit, the burner going out, and the fan making excessive noise. Over our many years of working on gas fireplaces, we have learned exactly what causes these problems. Therefore we can quickly get your fireplace working again by making the proper repairs.


Are you are considering updating your old masonry fireplace by installing a new gas appliance? Ashbusters not only sells a wide variety of gas fireplace inserts and sets of gas logs, but we also provide professional installation services. In order for your gas hearth appliance to function efficiently and safely, it is very important to have it professionally installed. We will make sure that the chimney fits the size of the appliance. Plus, install a custom-sized stainless steel liner if your chimney is too large. We will also ensure everything is properly connected when we install the appliance.

Proper maintenance of your gas fireplace can prevent future problems as well as ensure your safety! Contact us at Ashbusters today to schedule a service appointment with our certified and experienced gas fireplace technicians.