My gas fireplace had been working fine until today...when I went to turn the knob to light the pilot light, it lit; however, after I turned to knob counterclockwise like I always do to actually turn the fireplace on, it will not light. The pilot light immediately goes out as soon as I begin to turn the knob.
This "knob" I'm referring to has to be pressed in and turned to light the pilot light (I do not keep it lit because I do not use the gas fireplace all of the time), then, once the pilot light is lit, I have to "de-press" it and turn it to get the fireplace lit. I
I'd like to try some things on my own to fix it before calling someone out to look at it. Thanks!