How to Clean a Natural Gas Fireplace

What You'll Need
Glass cleaner

If you have a natural gas fireplace, you need to maintain it and keep it clean so that it functions properly and looks good. Follow the simple steps below to effectively clean your natural gas fireplace.

Step 1 - Dusting the Logs

Over time, the logs in the fireplace will accumulate dust and spiderwebs. Use a duster to wipe down the logs and follow with a vacuum cleaner to remove all of the dust.

Step 2 - Clean the Components

You should also clean off the burner and the control compartment of the fireplace. Wet a rag with some water and use it to wipe down the surface of the burner and other components.

Step 3 - Cleaning the Glass or Screen

Depending on what type of natural gas fireplace you have, you may have a screen or glass on the front. If you have a screen, you can vacuum it off or wipe it with the rag. If you have a glass surface, spray it with standard glass cleaner and then wipe it off with a rag or paper towels.