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The pilot light on my gas fireplace insert goes out whenever

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The pilot light on my gas fireplace insert goes out whenever the wind blows hard or we get heavy rain. What can be done to stop this?
Submitted: 22 days ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  Rick replied 22 days ago.

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Installing a chimney cap should solve the problem. The type of chimney cap depends on if you have a metal chimney liner or a masonry flue with no liner. A local chimney sweep should be able to provide and install a cap.

Expert:  Rick replied 19 days ago.

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