How to turn on a gas fireplace. Read the instructions if you have them. Find the gas shutoff valve. If not google the fireplace name and try to download the instructions.
Electronic ignition is when the pilot light on a gas fireplaceinsertstove is only running when the fireplace is on this means that the unit is likely to have a battery backup as well. Now turn the gas back on with the gas key and hold a long match or fireplace lighter there. This takes away the need to clean up ashes at the end after the fire has gone out.
Wall switch to turn on gas fireplace if you turn off the main breaker to your house and you can still turn on the fireplace then its a millivolt system where the pilot light heats a thermocouple that generates a few thosandths of a volt. A gas fireplace introduces warmth into a living space without the need to burn firewood. A standing pilot is always on always using a small amount of gas to run constantly unless the gas is physically turned off.
This is an instructional video on how to shut off your standing pilot gas fireplace. Turn it counterclockwise to let gas reach the fireplace. Turn off your gas.
New revised video detailing how to light the pilot light of a napoleon gas fireplace. If you dont see the valve it is probably behind the fireplace. To light your gas fireplace first access its control panel and turn the shutoff valve so the handle is parallel to the gas line which will allow gas to enter your fireplace.
Turn off the gas and look at the logs or under the logs to see where the gas comes out. If it doesnt light right away the gas may be turned off at the source. This is an instructional video on how to shut off your standing pilot gas fireplace.