FAQ: Appliance Information
When lighting gas appliances, always follow the instructions of the
manufacturer. Always light the match before turning on the gas.
Installation, service, repair and disconnection of appliances should be
handled by a qualified technician. When moving an appliance, be sure
the gas supply is shut off. Make certain every gas appliance has an
adequate supply of fresh air.
Every year before cold weather arrives, your furnace should be thoroughly
inspected by a qualified professional heating contractor. Your natural gas
furnace is probably so reliable that, once it's been checked, it should require
very little attention the rest of the winter.
Yes. Your water heater or furnace is probably in a closet by itself. And
that’s the way it should stay. As tempting as it may be, don't use the
space around a water heater or furnace for storage. Even if these major
appliances sit in the open, the space around them should be kept clear to
ensure adequate air circulation.
Yes. Your gas fireplace can be simple to use during the colder times of year, but when
warmer weather arrives, there's no longer a need to keep the pilot light burning. Turning
off the pilot light for your fireplace can save you money, too.