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I cannot get my fireplace lit. I am new to my home, when i…

I cannot get my...

I cannot get my fireplace lit. I am new to my home, when i was looking at the house the fireplace has a wall turn on switch and it worked. When I moved in the gas was off, I had the gas truned on, but now I can't get it lit. I see the ignition working, but the gas doesn't seem to be flowing and it's on in the house, What am I doing wrong?

Contractor's Assistant: Just to clarify, what type of fireplace is this?

I'm not totally sure except I know it's a Lennox.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If I can.

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David Bowden
David Bowden, General Contractor
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Can you upload a few photos showing the fireplace and the controls?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
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I​ will be away for a short period and respond when I return, thanks.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Here you go

A​re you able to get the pilot lit using the electric spark ignitor (black button)? The gas valve needs to be turned to pilot to light it. The wall switch most likely was to control the flame (either on or off) once the pilot has been lit and the gas valve turned to the ON position. If that is not the case let me know.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
I will let you know if I need anymore information.

Ok just let me know if I can be of help.

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