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Need Help I bought a house that has a GTI Natural Gas Fireplace, model GLS-18NG: Natural Gas "Fireplace Gas Logs with Glowing Embers" I am trying to find a manual so that I can use the fireplace. The company Gas Technologies, Inc. is off the radar, I think they were bought out. I need to either find who sells them or find someone who has one to get a copy of theirs. Any ideas?

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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

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Hello,

The GTI fireplaces, If you go to the Heat N Glo website, you will be able to locate a dealer in your area.

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I have a black soot on all my walls through the whole house especially the exterior walls. I believe it is caused by my propane fireplace. Im not sure if it is not ventilating properly or what the problem...


Is a Vented or Vent-free gas fireplace? I really suspect it's Vent-free (ventless) as a vented unit, unless the direct vent is clogged exhaust everything, including 85% of the heat out side.

Here are the things that will cause a Vent-free Gas Fireplace to soot.

  • Not having the fireplace cleaned and serviced, at least annually by a qualified technician.
  • Misplaced logs that impinge the main burner flames.
  • Running a ceiling fan at the wrong speed and in the wrong direction while fireplace is burning.
  • Burning scented candles while burning the fireplace.
  • Low Gas Pressure to the burner.
Here are the solutions to the above listed causes:

  • Have the fireplace cleaned and serviced.
  • Check your Owners Manual concerning the proper placement of each log,
  • Run the ceiling fan Counter Clockwise and at the slowest speed. The fan on the side of the switch should be in the UP position for Winter and Down for Summer.
  • Scented candles soot any way. Add the warm moist heat of the Gas Fireplace and they'll soot 50 times worse. The scent is not natural, it has an alcohol base like after shave & cologne. Stop burning scented candles. It has been proven that they greatly contribute to indoor air pollution.
  • Low gas pressure causes incomplete combustion, which causes the burner to soot. Have it checked by your propane provider.
Based on my 15 years in the hearth and home business and having sold and installed hundreds of these appliances, I am will to bet, it's a cleaning and servicing issue or misplaced logs.

Hope this helps you solve your sooting problem. I woud really like to know how it works out for you.
Please let me know at americanhearthandhome1@yahoo.com

Thanks ... Rich

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We have a Marco fireplace and the damper does not shut. I push the leaver inwards but nothing catches to keep it closed. We purchased this house and the fireplace was replaced with Gas Logs but still...


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I recently bought a house w/ a Marco gas fireplace and there is no owners manual. I have never used a gas fireplace, so I have no experience with this. I would really like to get an owners manual, but...


www.macro-fireplace.net is the manufacture's website where you can request a manual for free.
I haven't located any others but I will keep you posted if and when I find one.

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Thanks for your question,
your problem is either impingement on your log set, or a product of incomplete combustion, if you notice soot on your logs, then you will need to take them out, clean them, and reinstall them as to not have the flame touching them, you will need to clean the burners as well, make sure nothing is laying across the burners, as this too will cause sooting, as far as incomplete combustion, was this model a natural gas converted to propane or the other way around ? if so who ever converted it, did they adjust the gas valve according to specs? improper adjustment will cause sooting or hooking up a natural gas unit to propane will do this too, I will recommend using (Rutland White Off) to remove any soot from your glass, it works fantastic for this ! any ace hardware will carry it, please do not use windex or any other cleaner on the glass as it will more than likely leave a rainbow affect on your glass once the glass heats up, hope this was helpful to ya, please rate this solution, thanks agai
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There should be a set of metal cards attached inside the fireplace.
First you should read everything there.

I know you have to first light the pilot light.
And then there should be a wall switch.

The problem I have currently is that it won't stay lit when the artificial logs are there.

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