Gas Plumbing for Your Fireplace

What’s better than cozying up to a fireplace on a cold evening? Homeowners with gas fireplaces should have a licensed plumber handy to ensure comfortability during the colder seasons. If you’re at the home designing stage of your remodel, a gas fireplace can bring luxury to your living space. If you’re in an emergency gas leak situation, contact our team for 24/7 service by dialing (765) 769-2066

Continue reading to learn more about the process of gas fireplace maintenance and installation.

A gas fireplace can bring your home’s living space to life. Contact a licensed plumber today to discuss your gas fireplace repair or installation needs.

Are Gas Fireplaces More Energy Efficient?

Natural gas fireplaces can actually be energy efficient if well maintained. Because natural gas is a relatively inexpensive resource, many homeowners are choosing gas fireplace installation in their new homes. Natural gas fireplaces are also less harmful than wood-burning fireplaces because they give off fewer emissions and are able to regulate heat better. Refer to your gas utility provider to determine the current gas usage rate in your area.

Should I Hire A Plumber to Service My Gas Fireplace?

The reality is that when most people think of plumbers, they don’t realize that plumbers do more than service sewer and water lines. Licensed plumbers in Indiana also service natural gas and propane lines. It’s vital you choose a plumber that holds a license from the Indiana Plumbing Commission. Not only will this ensure the person who comes out to service your gas fireplace is working within Indiana state laws, but it will also ensure you’re working with someone who is specifically trained to repair gas lines.

What Are Common Gas Fireplace Safety Concerns?

When working on or installing a gas fireplace, there are a few things to keep in mind. First and foremost, we highly encourage you to call upon certified and insured technicians. Secondly, it’s imperative that you use the correct log lighter: natural gas fireplaces require a natural gas log lighter, and likewise for a propane fireplace. They are not interchangeable. If you’re running a new gas line or conducting the initial hook-up, keep in mind that all piping must be a hard black pipe. No flex piping should be used.


Our team is experienced at gas fireplace installation and service. We’ve worked with numerous contractors and private customers since 1992 to meet their gas line needs and desires. Call us today to schedule a free consultation by dialing (765) 769-2066. “Trust your plumber!”

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