This is a great time of year to make sure your chimney is in perfect working order for the winter. Chimney sweeping is something that should be done on a yearly basis. Below we will discuss five benefits of having your chimney swept by a professional.
1. Cleanliness: when your chimney is properly maintained, the chimney will filter smoke to the outside of the house properly.
2. Safety: having your chimney swept will avoid the build-up that comes from not properly maintaining your chimney. Creosote can build up in your chimney causing a fire.
3. Health: when a chimney is not properly cleaned, carbon monoxide is left to build-up leaving it to linger in the chimney, and not exit your home as it should.
4. Long life: keeping a chimney properly cleaned, and maintained will extend the life of the chimney.
5. Peace of mind: hiring a professional to sweep your chimney gives you great peace of mind in knowing that it is done right, functioning at its best, and ready for use. Also, you know that your family is safe in your home with a nice fire going.
Finally, the above reasons for hiring a chimney sweep are just a few of the many. The most important benefit of hiring a chimney sweep is to keep you, and your family safe from the many harmful things that come from having a poorly maintained chimney.
For more information on hiring a chimney sweep, please contact us. We would be delighted to help keep your chimney working properly.