How to Install A Gas Fireplace Remote Control

A gas fireplace remote control will allow you to easily start your gas fireplace with the minimal effort of clicking a button. The installation of your remote is fairly simple and only requires a few materials.

Materials Needed:

• Fireplace Remote Control Transmitter, and;
• Batteries

Connect Receiver to Gas Valve

Take your receiver, which will get the signals from the remote control, and connect it to the gas valve. Open the vent to the fireplace and there should be a connector spot where you can simply plug the receiver into the valve.

Plug the Receiver into the Wall

Once the receiver is connected to the valve, you will to supply power to the receiver. Plug the receiver into the nearest open outlet in order to get electricity to the receiver.

If There Isn't a Nearby Outlet

Those who are not close enough to a wall outlet should look into using a fireplace thermostat. It will usually require a couple batteries and you will no longer need to use an outlet.

Test out the Remote Control

Once you have everything all hooked up and ready to go, simply place your batteries in your gas fireplace remote control and test it out. Test all functions of the remote to ensure that the fireplace functions properly.