Fireplace Care Articles

Fireplace Care Articles

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. 
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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 
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Remote Control Operation & Troubleshooting

Remote Control Operation & Troubleshooting
Learn how to use the features of your Proflame 2 Remote, Replace the batteries, Pairing the remote and receiver, adjusting the pilot light settings, remote settings, and so much more. Learn More

Avoid Smoke in Your Home

Avoid Smoke in Your Home
Is your wood stove pushing smoke into your home whenever you open the door? Try troubleshooting with this guide.  Learn More

Operating EPA Wood Stoves Efficiently

Operating EPA Wood Stoves Efficiently
Modern EPA certified wood stoves are very precise high-efficiency combustion engines. Learn how to best operate them here. Learn More

Wood Fireplace Maintenance Guide

Wood Fireplace Maintenance Guide
Learn about the most important wood fireplace maintenance tasks and how to prevent creosote buildup for safer, long-term fireplace health.  Learn More

How to Operate a Catalytic Stove/Insert

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 few exceptions. Learn the do’s and don’ts of catalytic stoves here.  Learn More

How To Avoid Black Glass on a Wood Stove

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 these tips for keeping it cleaner, longer. Learn More

How To Easily Clean Fireplace Glass

How To Easily Clean Fireplace Glass
See our quick and easy 5-step processes for cleaning the glass on gas fireplaces and wood fireplaces. Restore the beauty of your fireplace quickly and easily. Learn More

Gas Fireplace Maintenance Guide

Gas Fireplace Maintenance Guide
Keep your gas fireplace working for years to come by learning about the annual maintenance to keep your unit in perfect working order. Learn More

How to Start a Gas Fireplace

How to Start a Gas Fireplace
Quickly troubleshoot pilot light issues and learn how to start your gas fireplaces with this how-to guide on gas fireplace startup and pilot lights.  Learn More

Troubleshooting Cold Start-Up on Gas Fireplaces

Troubleshooting Cold Start-Up on Gas Fireplaces
Learn how to identify cold start up and ignition lock outs. Troubleshooting and toggling between CPI and IPI modes for both Proflame I & Proflame II models. Learn More

Enabling Thermostat Function on Proflame 2 Remote

Enabling Thermostat Function on Proflame 2 Remote
Turn on the Thermostatic remote functionality for your Proflame 2 Remote control.  Learn More