Pilot lights do go out. Some people even turn them off in the summer but we think this is a bad practice. Every homeowner should know how to light a pilot. It isn't difficult and it is not dangerous. Instructions are usually found printed on the equipment itself. If your pilot goes out more than once a year, there could be a problem. Below is a list of possible causes. Items in
Gas shut off
Defective gas valve
Poor pilot flame-low pressure or blocked orifice
High winds or down drafts
Hope this has been of some assistance, however they are just rough guidelines and not all possible conditions are covered.
Remember:The company You Choose To Install and Service Your System Will Determine The Degree of Comfort and Satisfaction You Enjoy.
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