How Often Should My Chimney Be Cleaned
Without routinely having your chimney swept, a buildup of soot can soon turn into creosote, which is flammable. When this ignites, you'll have a chimney fire. Many chimney fires that start this way can spread to the roof and home. Furnace flue systems also require cleaning, so it is a good idea to inspect and clean those venting systems at the same time as your chimney, stove or fireplace is being serviced.
Cleaning your chimney removes dangerous creosote, improves draft and eliminates odors. The National Fire Protection Association recommends that chimneys, fireplaces and vents be inspected at least once a year and cleaned as necessary.
Make Sure Your Fireplace is Safe
Chimney inspections are an important service offered by Chimney Masters. We follow National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommended inspection procedures.