Gas Stove Troubleshooting and Tips

  • Common Conversion Kit Questions

    Common Conversion Kit Questions The fittings inside your gas stove or fireplace are designed for use with a specific type of gas. Since liquid propane and natural gas need different amounts of gas-to-air ratio, some internal parts need to change before the fireplace can safely burn a different t...
  • Fireplace Media - Is It Important?

    From logs and lava rock to fire glass and mineral wool, there are a plethora of additives to make your gas fireplace look unique. But when it comes to the costly replacement of these parts, we are often asked the following questions:  What exactly is media made of? Is it important? Do I have to...
  • How to Clean Your Gas Fireplace

    Due to their ease of use and installation over wood and pellet-burning units, gas fireplaces have become one of the most popular fireplaces in domestic and commercial environments. Although gas fireplaces require less overall maintenance than other fuel type units, cleaning your fireplace one t...
  • How to Identify Your Gas Valve

    All valves are *not** created equal. There are many valve brands that are not cross-compatible, and proper identification of your valve brand is vital to the purchase of the correct replacement parts for your gas fireplace.* Your best bet is to identify the make, model, and serial number of ...
  • Resolute Acclaim 2490 Inner Brick Design Updates

    Resolute Acclaim 2490 Inner Brick Design Updates In May of 2013, Vermont Castings completely redesigned the inner brick system for the Resolute Acclaim 2490 stoves. The bricks are now flat on the back and sturdier, the retainer now cradles the bricks more securely, and tapered holes in the cas...
  • Standing Pilot Troubleshooting Tips

    Standing Pilot Troubleshooting Tips Disclaimer:* Due to the dangerous nature of gas units (sometimes explosive if serviced incorrectly), we highly recommend hiring a qualified expert with the experience and tools to help troubleshoot and install replacement parts safely. This information is not ...
  • The Basics of Gas Ignition

    Disclaimer: Due to the dangerous nature of gas units (sometimes explosive if serviced incorrectly), we highly recommend hiring a qualified expert with the experience and tools to help troubleshoot and install replacement parts safely. This information is not intended as a comprehensive guide. If ...
  • The Essential Guide to Skytech Remote Systems

    Skytech Remotes: The Essential Guide Are you looking to upgrade your basic on/off switch with a remote? We carry a wide selection of Skytech remote systems with your choice of features to control your stove or fireplace with the press of a button.  Options vary from a basic on/off remote to a ...
  • Troubleshooting a Convection Blower

    How to Troubleshoot a Convection Blower A convection blower is a fan that circulates warm air into the room. This part is used to circulate air through the stove and into your room. In some models, it protects the electrical parts from overheating. Convection blowers are offered as an optional a...
  • Troubleshooting Quadra-Fire Thermocouples

    What is a thermocouple? A thermocouple consists of 2 wires made from different kinds of metal that are joined at each end. When heat reaches the tip of the thermocouple in the burn pot, the energy splits and travels down the 2 wires creating a low voltage electric signal when the wires rejoin....