Question about Leisure HOMEPRIDE Electric Fireplace Heater w/ Remote

2 Answers

GTI fireplace with remote

My fireplace began burning without anyone touching the remote etc. I live alone and discovered the burning fireplace when I woke up this morning.
I tried to turn it off--first using the remote--then using the ON/OFF switch. It will not go off.

I have called a technician to fix it. However--I would like to know how this could happen. I am concerned because I am away from this house frequently and don't want a fireplace burning unless I turn it on.

The tech has never heard of this kind of problem.

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

The remote controls have two batteries. The one in the receiver was dead. It, turned the fireplace on. Because the remote overrides the ON/OFF switch in the fireplace--I could not turn the unit off. I did not know this. Did not know that a dead battery could turn a fireplace on. I think this is a safety issue because I am not always at this home. The remote was made in China. Stupid design and I will have to do more to cure this problem. I may bring the situation to Consumer Safety. Fed. Gov. because I can't be the only person with the problem. No manual came with the remote. Hence no warning.


Posted on Sep 11, 2008

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

China??? AH WE FUC AMERICAN AGAIN....HA HA HA

Posted on Dec 23, 2008

  • Donn Pieri
    Donn Pieri Oct 24, 2013

    Our Febo Electric insert With NOT Auto Trun On Or Off! Runs & Gets room Or Hot Ot if Room Is Cold Won't turn On. New Remote & Nre Batteries & Reset The fireplace & Still Won't Work! Paid $500.00 & Afraid to use It. Company No help,Other than new remote That Hasn't Solved the problem.

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

Tip

Portable Heat Flame Electric Fireplace


Electric fireplaces are becoming more and more popular with today's homeowner's. The main advantage of the electric fireplace is generally portability, convenience, low initial cost is important. They also are a good choice when the looks are not as important as function.
Some electric fireplaces have simulated flames that give the look of traditional fireplaces. Another great option to include is a built-in fan to help distribute the heat more effectively. With some of these high end units it can be very hard to tell the difference between an electric fireplace and a wood burning stove. Along with this option may come a heatless setting the will give the look of flames but produce no heat. The remote control has also found its way to the fireplace market. There are many units that can be remotely controlled.
Electric fireplaces are generally cheaper than gas fireplaces. A good unit can be bought for about $500 (there are cheaper models available, but they tend to have fewer options and the flames are not as real looking). These fireplace units are fairly easy to install compared to a gas fireplaces or wood-burning stoves (both of which usually need flues to vent). If you can plug in an electric cord then this type of fireplace may be for you. The electric units are perfect for apartment buildings and condominiums. These places are not suitable for the traditional wood fireplace.
Just like other types of portable electric heaters, electric fireplaces will radiate heat very quickly extreme care must be taken to not have any combustibles too close to them.
You will see how an electric fireplace can transform any setting for you. The newest modern, advanced electric units have far more aesthetically appealing views. They might include fiber optic displays, or randomized lights designed to make the look of dancing flames.
Now whether you're living in a condo or apartment and can't have a real fireplace, the electric fireplace can be a great way to get some of the warmth and ambiance. Also remember that these units are very portable, so you can take them with you when it's time to move. Even though I have never been a big fan of electric fireplaces, because of the expense of their operation, I can see why they would be very popular with many apartment or condos owners.

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3707111-flame_electric_fireplace_electric

on Dec 25, 2009 | Heating & Cooling

1 Answer

I need to build a hearth for my Waterford 106 Wood Burning stove. How big should it be? Especially, what did Waterford recommend when it built this stove?


Anyone heard of a Waterford 103? ' Hearth.com Forums Home

www.hearth.com/talk/threads/anyone-heard-of-a-waterford-103.9653/
Nov 28, 2007 - Hello, I'm new here and I have a stove in my house that arrived with no... Does anyone know anything about this stove? Coal? Wood? Age? Make? ... The 103 was a wood-burning "Fireplace Stove" from the mid-80's. Installing an insert without using 6" flue liner tube because of ...
Sep 23, 2014
Looks like it's officially 24/7 burning time...
Dec 10, 2009
More results from www.hearth.com

Wood Stove Hearth on Pinterest ' Corner Wood Stove ...

https://www.pinterest.com/explore/wood-stove-hearth/
Pinterestfrom My Paradissi ... decorating around a wood stove ' Cosy wood burning stove fireplace: how to decorate around it. love the ... 893 106 ... wood burning stove hearth ideas ' old wood stove on brick hearth by Brian Powell - Stocksy United . .... Corner Wood Stove Surrounds ' How to Build a Hearth for a Wood Burning Stove.Missing: waterford

Oct 21, 2015 | Home

2 Answers

My remote won't control the fireplace. Do you have to program it


Normally, it comes programed. Before trying to reprogram it ...First, be sure you have the leads from the black receiver box connected to the proper terminals on the control valve of your gas fireplace. Secondly, be sure ALL the batteries are installed properly (i.e. facing the right direction). Do you get a beep when you press the Mode button on the hand held remote? If you do, the problem is some where else.

If you gas fireplace has a rocker switch in the control compartment that was used to turn the burner on and off ... Is it a 2 position switch or a 3 position switch? If it's a 2 position switch, be sure it's in the ON position. If it's a 3 position switch, it should be in the middle position. Is the gas control valve knob turned from Pilot to the ON position? Is your Pilot Light burning? It has to be for the remote control to work.

To test the whether or not the remote is connected properly, push the slide switch on the front of the black receiver box to the ON position. If you pilot is burning and the control knob for the burner is in the ON position, the burner should then light. If it doesn't then I suspect the wiring from the black receiver box to the control valve is not connected to the proper terminals. Or a rocker switch is in the wrong position. If all this fails contact SkyTech Technical Service @ 888-672-8929.

Jan 10, 2011 | Skytech 3301 Thermostatic Gas Fireplace &...

1 Answer

Gas fireplace pilot flame won't stay lit.


Hi , you can try and pull the panel on the bottom of fireplace out and check the adapter in fireplace. Sometimes they go bad. When you open in also check to see if there is an adapter plugged in and a option to use the battery operated function. If this goes bad the pilot will not stay lit.

Dec 27, 2008 | Leisure HOMEPRIDE Electric Fireplace...

1 Answer

Need thermocoupler for GTI Gas Technology fireplace insert


Contact your nearest Heat-N-Glo dealer for part #446-511 thermocouple. If you need a thermopile thats part #2103-512. To find your nearest dealer go to www.heatnglo.com

Dec 27, 2008 | Leisure HOMEPRIDE Electric Fireplace...

2 Answers

Need Help


I have a 14 year old GTI fireplace the pilot is lite but when i push the button to turn it on , the fire place does not come on help please

Apr 03, 2008 | Leisure HOMEPRIDE Electric Fireplace...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Heating & Cooling Logo

Related Topics:

368 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Leisure Heating & Cooling Experts

paulcarew

Level 3 Expert

2430 Answers

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8220 Answers

Steve

Level 3 Expert

3287 Answers

Are you a Leisure Heating and Cooling Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...