7 March 2018
During winter months, homeowners depend on the heat from fireplaces, wood stoves, and inserts to keep their families warm and comfortable. Unfortunately, many fail to recognize the importance of chimney cleaning. Your chimney is an important ventilation system through which smoke and dangerous fumes escape. It is very important to keep your home and family safe while enjoying the fireplace or wood stove in cold months.
After using the chimney for the entire winter, it should undergo cleaning and maintenance so that your fireplace and home heating appliances will function more efficiently next winter. A wood-burning fireplace creates ash, soot, creosote, and other particles that are by-products of the combustion process. As a result, dirt, grime, deposits, and contaminants build up in your chimney which can reduce the energy efficiency of the fireplace if not given the right attention at the end of the season. Periodic chimney sweeping services are needed to reduce wear and tear so that costly chimney repairs are prevented.
Hiring chimney cleaning experts in Seekonk, MA is a smart way to start the spring season. These cleaning experts will check any blockages and inspect if there are any water leaks and other signs of deterioration. A thorough chimney cleaning and inspection can help expose minor problems before larger and more expensive chimney repairs develop. In addition, service and installation of stainless chimney caps, dampers, covers and other accessories are also included based on what your home needs.
To find out more about the specialized services for your chimney, contact The Fireplace Showcase.